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
Monday, November 06, 2017
NCSBN NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING
Notice Enhanced NLC Proposed Rules And Notice of Public Hearing Summary of Proposed Action Introduction: The Interstate Commission of Nurse Licensure ...
Friday, October 13, 2017
Arizona Clinicians: Register for state's new electronic death registration system
Arizona Department of Health Services has implemented the state’s new electronic death registration system, the Database Application for Vital Events ...
Friday, October 06, 2017
Notice of Public Hearing
The Interstate Commission of Nurse Licensure Compact Administrators (ICNLCA) will hold a hearing on proposed rules via teleconference at 2:00 P.M. (Ce...
Friday, May 12, 2017
Substance Use Disorder in Nursing
As a nursing leader, you have an important responsibility – to keep patients and staff safe while maintaining high standards of care. Educate yourself...

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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