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Road Map to Controlled Substance Diversion Prevention

The Board participated in a Coalition of stakeholders to identify best practices and resources to prevent, identify and investigate controlled substance diversion.

Influenza Clinic Alert

The Board encourages nurses employed by or contracted to work for immunization clinics in Minnesota to be aware of the relevant laws and rules related to nursing practice and immunizations.

NCSBN Social Media Guidelines for Nurses

NCSBN has developed social media guidelines for nurses, along with a number of resources to help disseminate best practices.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Minnesota Board of Nursing is to protect the public's health and safety through regulation of nursing education, licensure and practice.   

Recent news

  • Minnesota Center for Nursing
    September 22, 2014  —  The Minnesota Center for Nursing's vision is to be a statewide network to champion nursing.
  • Nursing Board Newsletter
    June 30, 2014  —  Access the current and archived issues of the Board Newsletters.
  • APRN Scope of Practice Bill Signed and Effective January 1, 2015
    May 29, 2014  —  On May 13, 2014, and effective January 1, 2015, Governor Dayton signed into law a bill that will remove the requirements for a collaborative management plan and written prescribing agreement for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs).
  • Notice of Adoption of Program Approval Rules
    March 31, 2014  —  Amendment to rules governing program approval to revise the implementation date of national nursing accreditation requirement of January 1, 2016 to January 1, 2018 effective March 31, 2014.
  • NCSBN Raises Passing Standard for NCLEX-PN
    March 27, 2014  —  The NCLEX-PN passing standard was raised from -0.27 logits to -0.21 logits, effective April 1, 2014 through March 31, 2017.

Meeting Notices

Board Meetings 

Discipline Resources Committee Meetings
Education Committee Meetings
Executive Committee Meetings