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
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Working Together to Promote NCSBN Nursys e-Notify
Working Together to Promote NCSBN Nursys e-Notify Want to learn more about how NCSBN can help you promote NCSBN Nursys e-Notify in your jurisdiction? ...
Tuesday, October 04, 2016
NCSBN Makes Substance Use Disorder Educational Courses Free to Nurses and Nursing Students
The National Council of State Boards of Nursing NCSBN Board of Directors has voted to provide NCSBN courses “Understanding Substance Use Disorder in N...
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...


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.