Ala. Admin. Code r. 540-X-8-.05 - Application And Approval To Practice As A Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner

(1) The applicant for approval to practice as a certified registered nurse practitioner shall submit to the Nursing Board:
(a) The required fee(s) and a completed application including the standard protocol to be followed by the certified registered nurse practitioner and each collaborating physician, unless application is made for an exemption from a collaborative practice agreement pursuant to Rule 540-X-8-.06.
(b) An official transcript of education for advanced practice nursing as a nurse practitioner that indicates the date of completion of the program and the date degree or certificate was conferred if the dates are not the same.
(c) Official evidence of current certification as a nurse practitioner by the respective specialty certifying agency appropriate to the applicant's education, preparation, proposed clinical area of practice, and proposed collaborating physician's area of practice.
(2) The Board of Nursing may decline to consider an applicant who is under investigation for a potential violation of the Code of Alabama, 1975, Section 34-21-25 and the Alabama Board of Nursing Administrative Code, Chapter 610-X-8.

Author: Patricia E Shaner, Attorney for the Board of Medical Examiners


Ala. Admin. Code r. 540-X-8-.05
Filed November 9, 1982 as Rule No. 540-X-2-.21. Readopted: Filed February 8, 1983. Rules reorganized--rule number change to 540-X-8-.05 (see conversion table at end of code): Filed June 14, 1984 (without publication in AAM). Repealed: Filed June 20, 1996; effective July 26, 1996. New Rule: Filed June 20, 1996; effective July 26, 1996. Repealed and New Rule: Filed August 25, 2003; effective September 29, 2003.

Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, ยงยง 34-24-53, 34-21-95, 34-21-90.

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