An Advanced Practice (AP) nurse is defined as a Registered Nurse Practitioner (RNP), a Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM), a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS), and a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA).

Applications & Forms

Applications and forms for applying for Advanced Practice Certification can be found on the Applications & Forms page.

Click here for "Advanced Practice Committee / Other Resources"

Certification Requirements

Nurse Practitioners

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Temporary Certification

Prescribing and Dispensing Authority

Advisory Opinions

Document Title
Abandonment of Patients
Advisory Opinion Process
Analgesia: By Catheter Techniques* Epidural, Intrathecal, Interpleural, Perineural
Controlled Substances for the Treatment of Chronic Pain
Decision Tree
Dual Profession and Dual Health Care Licensure/Certification
Epidural Analgesia By Nurse Anesthetist
Medical Esthetic Procedures Performed by Licensed Nurses
Nurse Practitioner Description of Role and Functions
Off Label Prescribing Drugs, Devices and Therapeutics
Treating Self Family and Others

Unprofessional Conduct

Arizona State Board of Nursing - Nursing Regulatory Journal
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Nursys.com License Verification
Licensure verification of Arizona RN/LPN/AP licenses can be made through the NURSYS system, maintained for the Arizona Board of Nursing by the Nationa...
Friday, January 19, 2018
eNLC Update: Colorado and New Mexico
eNLC Update: Colorado and New Mexico Earlier this week the state of Colorado introduced the eNLC with its pending enactment in June 2018. The Arizona ...
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Call for Members - Advanced Practice Committee
ADVANCED PRACTICE COMMITTEE CALL FOR MEMBERS The Advance Practice Committee is currently recruiting advanced practices nurses who are interested in vo...
Thursday, December 21, 2017
eNLC Final Rules
The Interstate Commission of Nurse Licensure Compact Administrators https://www.ncsbn.org/enlcrules.htm

DISCLOSURE STATEMENT

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.

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