Idaho Admin. Code r. 24.34.01.295 - TEMPORARY LICENSURE - ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE

Current through August 30, 2021

A temporary license to engage in advanced practice registered nursing may be issued to the following: (7-1-21)T

01. Applicants Awaiting Initial Certification Examination Results. An otherwise qualified applicant who is eligible to take the first available certification examination following completion of an approved advanced practice registered nurse education program. Verification of registration to write a Board-recognized national certification examination must be received from the national certifying organization. (7-1-21)T
a. Temporary licensure to practice shall be deemed to expire upon failure of the certification examination. An applicant who fails the national certification exam shall not engage in advanced practice registered nursing until such time as all requirements are met. (7-1-21)T
b. An applicant who is granted a temporary license to practice as an advanced practice registered nurse must submit notarized results of the certification examination within ten (10) days of receipt. Failure to submit required documentation shall result in the immediate expiration of the temporary license. (7-1-21)T
c. The temporary license of an applicant who does not write the examination on the date scheduled shall immediately expire and the applicant shall not engage in advanced practice registered nursing until such time as all requirements are met. (7-1-21)T
02. Applicants Whose Certification Has Lapsed. A licensed registered nurse applying for re-entry into advanced registered nursing practice, who is required by the national certifying organization to meet certain specified practice requirements under supervision. The length of and conditions for temporary licensure shall be determined by the Board. (7-1-21)T
03. Applicants Holding a Temporary Registered Nursing License. An advanced practice registered nurse currently authorized to practice advanced practice registered nursing in another nursing jurisdiction upon issuance of a temporary license to practice as a registered nurse, and upon evidence of current certification as an advanced practice registered nurse from a Board-recognized national certifying organization. (7-1-21)T
04. Applicants Without Required Practice Hours. An advanced practice registered nurse who has not practiced the minimum required period of time during the renewal period may be issued a temporary license in order to acquire the required number of hours and demonstrate ability to safely practice. (7-1-21)T
05. Application Processing. An APRN whose application has been received but is not yet complete may be issued a temporary license. (7-1-21)T
06. Term of Temporary License. A temporary license expires at the conclusion of the term for which it is issued, or the issuance of a renewable license, whichever occurs earlier. (7-1-21)T

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Idaho Admin. Code r. 24.34.01.295

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