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Board of Nursing Proposed Rule Adoption and Amendments

The Board of Nursing approved the following actions regarding Chapter 36 Board of Nursing Administrative Code (Rules):

Public Hearing | November 1, 2023

Proposed Amendments for 21 NCAC 36 .0120, .0220, .0233 .0302, .0303, .0309, .0317, .0318, .0320, .0321, .0322, .0323. The Education and Practice Committee, with the goal of assuring that the NCBON Administrative Code (Rules) regulating pre-licensure nursing education programs are current, consistent, and conducive to the preparation of nurses able to provide safe, effective, care now and in the future, carefully reviewed the literature, resources from National Council State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN), rules and practices of other nursing regulatory bodies, and testimony from NC education, regulatory and practice stakeholders.

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Public Hearing: February 27, 2024 @ 10:00 am

Comment Period Ends: April 1, 2024

The NC Medical Board presented a proposed amendment to 21 NCAC 36 .0807 Continuing Education (CE) at the annual meeting of the Joint Sub Committee in November 2023. The proposed amendment regarding Nurse Practitioners clarifies that licensees who complete the federally required Medication Access and Expansion Training (MATE) training will have also satisfied the state mandated controlled substance prescribing CME for that reporting cycle.

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Last Changed 19-Jan-2024

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