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).
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
03, 2013 - In an effort to improve both effectiveness and efficiency the National Council of State Boards of Nursing's (NCSBN) NCLEX program will go "green" and transition to a completely paperless program.