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News and Announcements

The latest news and announcements from the Minnesota Board of Nursing.

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  • Ebola Disease Resources
    October 22, 2014 - In collaboration with the Minnesota Department of Health, the Minnesota Board of Nursing is providing information to nurses regarding the Ebola and personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Minnesota Board of Nursing now accepting applications for APRN Licensure
    October 13, 2014 - The Minnesota Board of Nursing will begin accepting applications for APRN licenses on October 14, 2014. Effective January 1, 2015, authorization to practice as an APRN will require individuals to be licensed as an APRN and maintain current certification by a national nurse certification organization acceptable to the board.
  • Nursing Board Newsletter
    October 02, 2014 - Access the current and archived issues of the Board Newsletters.
  • Minnesota Center for Nursing
    September 22, 2014 - The Minnesota Center for Nursing's vision is to be a statewide network to champion nursing.
  • 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.
  • Alert about American Nursing Academy - Burnsville, MN
    January 13, 2014 - The American Nursing Academy practical nursing program is not approved by the Minnesota Board of Nursing.
  • Scope of Practice
    December 17, 2013 - Neither the Minnesota Nurse Practice Act nor the Minnesota Board of Nursing provides a specific list of nursing tasks or procedures which identifies or differentiates what is in the "Scope of Practice" of the practical, professional, or advanced practice registered nurse.
  • Influenza Clinic Alert
    October 24, 2013 - 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.
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