Regulatory Education


Live Workshops
Nurse Leader Regulatory Orientation (5.5 CHs)

This offering will provide information about the functions of the Board of Nursing and how these functions impact the roles and responsibilities of the nurse leader (administrator, director, manager, clinical leader, supervisor, and others) and aspiring leaders in all types of nursing services and practice settings.

$50.00 fee required (non-refundable)

Registration is open to active NC or compact state RNs in leadership and aspiring leadership roles.

2024 Registration Links

Please note, for all the sessions listed below the format (in person or virtual) is to be announced and the time is tentatively scheduled.  We will provide an update regarding the formats and times closer to the session dates.

Note: You will be notified of any date or format changes.

Request a Board of Nursing Speaker

As of June 30, 2024, the North Carolina Board of Nursing no longer provides contact hour credit for presentations.

The Speaker Request Form has been designed for those facilities that would like to request a North Carolina Board of Nursing speaker to present a specific topic (indicated on form) to 30 or more participants.

Take a moment to fill out the Speaker Request form. The information you provide will enable us to select the appropriate speaker for the topic, prepare the speaker for the event, and ensure that we are able to meet you and your organization's expectations.

The Speaker Request Form is separate from the registration forms, which are individual registrations for already scheduled workshops.
Recorded Presentations
Legal Scope of Practice

As of June 30, 2024, the North Carolina Board of Nursing no longer provides contact hour credit for presentations.

The purpose of this course is to provide information and clarification regarding the legal scope of practice for nurses practicing in North Carolina. This self-paced online course provides a basic understanding of nursing regulation and the parameters of practice for all levels of nursing personnel. It contrasts the scopes of the Registered Nurse and Licensed Practical Nurse and provides examples of “exceeding” one’s scope.

Read the information below carefully in preparation for viewing the webcast.

Handout and reference materials should be downloaded and reviewed prior to registering for the course.   You may exit the course at any time and complete it at your own pace. IMPORTANT:  Prior to exiting the course, note your confirmation number for future reference and access.    

Read the following handouts

The following documents and pages provide information that will be of assistance in completing the Legal Scope of Practice Course:

Rules Defining Components of Practice for Registered Nurses

Rules Defining Components of Practice for Licensed Practical Nurses

Tasks, Decision Tree, and Position Statements

Issues or Questions?

If you have issues or questions related to this course, please email them to the Practice Department along with your name and course title.

Just Culture

Provides an introduction to the basic principles of Just Culture and the use of these concepts in evaluating the reportability of untoward events to the Board.

Last Changed: 2-July-2024