The applicant for approval to practice as a certified registered nurse
practitioner may be granted temporary approval for practice under the following
stipulations until such time as the application is approved or denied by the
Board of Nursing and the Board of Medical Examiners.
The collaborating physician shall meet
the qualifications established in Rule
Temporary approval is limited to the
standard protocol and formulary approved by the Joint Committee of the Alabama
Board of Nursing and the Board of Medical Examiners and does not include the
Perform additional skills as
provided in Rule
2. Prescribe drugs that are listed in the
standard formulary with "Restrictions."
Provisional approval: A registered nurse
who meets the requirements of Rules
with the exception of national certification, and who has applied for initial
certification may be granted temporary approval under paragraph (1)(c) of this
rule with these additional stipulations.
Practice under the on-site supervision of an approved certified registered
nurse practitioner or a licensed physician.
(b) During the period of provisional
approval, there shall be one hundred percent review of patient cases by the
nurse practitioner with provisional approval may use the designation "Graduate
Registered Nurse Practitioner."
Provisional approval to practice is limited to a maximum of six months and
shall expire immediately upon:
of approval by the Board of Nursing.
2. Notification of failure of the
Interim: If the relationship with the
collaborating physician is terminated, a certified registered nurse
practitioner approved to practice under the provisions of these rules may
continue in a collaborative practice with an interim physician after
application for approval until such time as the new application is approved or
denied, provided the interim physician meets the qualifications established in
An applicant for approval to practice as
a certified registered nurse practitioner may be granted temporary approval
when either the collaborating physician or certified registered nurse
practitioner applicant is under investigation by a state or federal authority.
The temporary approval shall remain in force until the application has been
approved, denied, or withdrawn. However, the Board of Nursing or Board of
Medical Examiners may decline to approve the application until the
investigation has been concluded. The Board of Medical Examiners may withdraw
temporary approval in accordance with Rule
Ala. Admin. Code r.
New Rule: Filed June 20,
1996; effective July 26, 1996. Repealed and New Rule: Filed August 25, 2003;
effective September 29, 2003.
Administrative Monthly Volume XXXIII, Issue No. 10, July 31,
2015, eff. 8/6/2015.
Administrative Monthly Volume XXXIX, Issue No. 07, April 30,
2021, eff. 6/14/2021.
Author: Alabama Board of Medical
Code of Ala.