What is Monitoring?

Monitoring is the Board of Nursing's disciplinary monitoring program for chemically dependent nurses who enter into the program by Consent Agreement or Board Order.

How do nurses get transferred to the Monitoring program?

  • Unsuccessful completion of CANDO program
  • Licensure Renewal/Endorsement/Application

What is the purpose/intent of the Monitoring program?

To provide for the public’s safety and welfare through treatment and monitoring of chemically dependent nurses.

What are the components of the Consent Agreement?

  • Length of time for the agreement varies from 12 months to 60 months.
  • Chemical Dependency Treatment
  • Courses
  • AA/NA Attendance
  • Nurse Recovery Group Attendance
  • Random Drug Screening
  • Abstain from all potentially addicting drugs, including alcohol
  • Nursing Employer/School of Nursing Involvement
  • Work Restrictions
  • Medical Care Provider Involvement
  • Pharmacy Profiles
  • Quarterly Reports

How do I find out more about Monitoring?

By calling the Arizona State Board of Nursing's Monitoring Program at (602) 771-7800.

Document & Form Downloads

NOTE: These forms are for Monitoring participants only.

Arizona State Board of Nursing - Nursing Regulatory Journal
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Fingerprint Card Policy Change
Our fingerprint card policy has recently changed. If you have not received a fingerprint card from the Arizona State Board of Nursing you may go to an...
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Consent Agreement and Order Training - Thursday, August 31, 2016
For people who have signed an agreement or who are considering signing an agreement with the Board of Nursing, please attend a Consent Agreement/Order...
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
CDC Releases New Painkiller Prescriptions Guidelines
Guidelines encourage non-opioid therapy as the preferred method of chronic pain treatment to combat growing, national opioid epidemic. Read More
Tuesday, April 05, 2016
Notice to Nursing and Employers - Licensure Renewal
Notice to Nursing and Employers - Licensure Renewal (PDF)


Statement of locations where all notices of the meetings of the Arizona State Board of Nursing will be posted.

Pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.02(A)(1)(a), the Arizona State Board of Nursing will post all notices of the meetings of the Arizona State Board of Nursing Meetings and any of its committees and subcommittees on the Board's website at www.azbn.gov. Notices will indicate the date, time, and place of the meeting and will include an agenda or information concerning the manner in which the public may obtain an agenda for the meeting.