News and Events

  • Feb 21, 2020

    It is within the Scope of Practice of a Registered Nurse (RN) to administer nitrous oxide as a single sedative agent for anxiolysis/analgesia, not to be administered…

  • Feb 21, 2020

    NCSBN has been made aware that some individuals have received telephone calls from persons falsely claiming to be NCSBN staff or law enforcement. These scam phone calls have “spoofed” NCSBN…

  • Jan 16, 2020

    The Advance Practice Committee is currently recruiting advanced practices nurses who are interested in volunteering to serve on the Advanced Practice Advisory Committee for a two-year term…

  • Dec 04, 2019

    During the 2019 legislative session the Arizona legislature passed SB 1062, which creates a new law (statute), Arizona Revised Statutes § 32-3226 (see, below). Pursuant to A.R.S. § 32-3226, health…

  • Nov 21, 2019

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has launched 11 new infection control training courses as part of its STRIVE curriculum. (States Targeting Reduction in Infections via…

  • Nov 19, 2019

    Please see this page for any questions you may have about prescribing or dispensing controlled substances:

    https://pharmacypmp.az.gov/frequently-asked-questions-faqs

  • Oct 22, 2019

    In the fight against the opioid epidemic, medications for opioid use disorder (OUD) are an underused tool that can help people and families get their lives back. A report from @NASEMHealth …

  • Oct 01, 2019

    Date Range: 01/01/2019 to 10/1/2019 and will continue to be collected from nurses renewing until 12/31/2019

    License Type: RN and PN

     

    This report was drawn from…

  • Sep 03, 2019

    The Arizona Controlled Substances Prescription Monitoring Program (CSPMP) is the standard of practice and best practice to ensure patients are receiving appropriate and safe medications. It has…

  • Aug 30, 2019

    A note from the surgeon general:

     

    Yesterday, I released an advisory on marijuana use and its impact on the developing brain. This Surgeon General’s Advisory is in response to high…