Lapsed approval as a certified registered nurse practitioner may be reinstated
upon submission of a completed application and compliance with the following:
(a) An active Alabama registered nurse
license, or a multistate registered nurse license issued by a party state, as
defined in Chapter 610-X-4 of the Rules of the Alabama Board of
(b) Payment of current
renewal and reinstatement fees, as well as outstanding fees and fines, if
(c) Official evidence
of current national certification as a certified registered nurse practitioner
by a national certifying agency recognized by the Board.
(d) Documented evidence of completion of six
contact hours of pharmacology content specific to the prescriptive practice in
the approved area for collaborative practice earned within the 24 months
immediately preceding application.
(e) Effective January 1, 2024, has obtained
continuing medical education prescribed by the Board of Nursing regarding the
rules and statutes governing collaborative practice in Alabama, not more than
forty-eight (48) months prior to or within twelve (12) months of commencement
of the collaborative practice.
(2) In case of an Alabama-licensed advanced
practice nurse, if the reinstatement of a lapsed approval for advanced practice
occurs during the renewal period for registered nurses, the expiration of the
advanced practice approval license shall be the expiration date of the next RN
license period or the expiration date of the licensee's national certification
as a certified registered nurse practitioner, whichever occurs first.
Ala. Admin. Code r.
Administrative Monthly Volume XXXVII, Issue No. 11, August 30,
2019, eff. 10/7/2019.
Administrative Monthly Volume XXXIX, Issue No. 07, April 30,
2021, eff. 6/14/2021.
Author: Alabama Board of Medical
Code of Ala