Florida Board of Nursing – Licensing, Renewal, Resources, Meetings and Information
The purpose of this journal is to keep the nursing community in Florida abreast of important regulatory updates, licensing/renewal information
Please see updated information about the DEA’s suspension of McKesson Corporation and controlled substances
Click here to read a letter from the State Surgeon General about changes to HIV testing including consent requirements.
Let your voice be heard about telehealth practices in Florida. The Telehealth Survey lets health care practitioners provide valuable information to Florida lawmakers.
The Complaint Portal is a way for consumers to find the correct agency to submit health care complaints in an electronic and secure format.
Learn how to add your license to your Online Services Portal account or report your continuing education/continuing medical education (CE/CME) requirements.
We have updated our online services portal to give you more control to manage your license from your own user account.
The Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance is excited to announce the launch of the new and improved MQA Search Services Portal.
Learn more about the new quick reporting feature to report all of your CE/CME hours completed with the same approved organization at one time.
Social media use is ubiquitous, but inappropriate posts by nurses have resulted in licensure and legal repercussions. NCSBN has developed guidelines for nurses and nursing students
Not knowing does not alleviate accountability. Become familiar with the Grounds for Discipline found in Section 456.072(1), Florida Statutes (F.S.), and
Emergency Rule Requires Immediate Reporting of Suspected or Confirmed Cases by Physicians. To Follow the Department of Health Zika Virus Updates, Click Here.
An Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) is any person licensed in this state to practice Professional Nursing and certified in specialized nursing practices, including
Welcome to theState of Florida’s Online Resource for Certified Nursing Assistants, Licensed Practical Nurses, Registered Nurses, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners, Training & Education Programs Licensure, Renewal,andInformation.
The Florida Board of Nursing licenses, monitors, disciplines, educates and, when appropriate, rehabilitates its licensees to assure their fitness and competence in providing health care services for the people of Florida. The sole legislative purpose in enacting the Nurse Practice Act is to ensure that every nurse practicing in Florida meets minimum requirements for safe practice. It is the legislative intent that nurses who fall below minimum competency or who otherwise present a danger to the public shall be prohibited from practicing in the State of Florida .