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

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  • 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.
  • NCSBN's NCLEX Examinations Go Green
    September 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.
  • Minnesota Nurse Practice Act (NPA) Toolkit
    August 07, 2013 - Find resources for Minnesota nurses regarding NPA change.
  • The Board's Main Number Has Changed
    July 29, 2013 - The Board's main phone number is now 612-317-3000.
  • NCSBN Raises Passing Standard for NCLEX-RN
    April 09, 2013 - The NCLEX-RN passing standard was raised from -0.16 logits to 0.00 logits, effective April 1, 2013 through March 31, 2016.
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