The applicant for approval to practice as a certified registered nurse
practitioner shall submit to the Nursing Board:
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
(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.
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.
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
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.
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 Repealed: Filed June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 Repealed and New Rule: Filed August 25, 2003; effective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.
Code of Ala.