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IDAPA 23 - BOARD OF NURSING

23.01.01 - RULES OF THE IDAHO BOARD OF NURSING

 DOCKET NO. 23-0101-1402

NOTICE OF RULEMAKING - VACATION OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING

AUTHORITY:  In compliance with Section 67-5221, Idaho Code, notice is hereby given that this agency is vacating the rulemaking previously initiated under this docket.  The action is authorized pursuant to Section 54-1404, Idaho Code.

DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY:  The following is a summary of the reasons for vacating this rulemaking:

The Board received numerous written and oral comments in response to the proposed rulemaking published in the September 3, 2014 Idaho Administrative Bulletin, Vol. 14-9, pages 339 through 342.  The Board has determined to vacate this rulemaking to allow for further discussion and amendments before ultimately promulgating these rule changes.

ASSISTANCE ON TECHNICAL QUESTIONS:  For assistance on technical questions concerning this vacation of rulemaking, contact Sandra Evans, M.A. Ed., R.N., Executive Director, (208) 334-3110 ext. 2476.

DATED this 16th day of October 2014.

Sandra Evans, M.A. Ed., R.N., Executive Director

Board of Nursing

280 N. 8th St. (8th & Bannock), Ste. 210

P.O. Box 83720

Boise, ID  83720-0061

Phone:  334-3110 ext. 2476

Fax:  (208) 334-3262

 Sandra.Evans@ibn.idaho.gov

IDAPA 23-0101-1401

IDAPA 23-0101-1402

Summary of Comments from 07/17/14

Questions/Comments Received

LICENSE RENEWALS:

RN RENEWALS: Current RN Licenses expire August 31, 2015. To renew your license, click on RN RENEWALS and follow the prompts. The Board of Nursing pays the on-line convenience fee for renewals. After August 31, 2015, you may renew your license; however, there will be a late fee assessed.  If you have continued to practice nursing in Idaho with an expired license, an administrative fine may be assessed. On-line late renewal for RNs is only available until August 31, 2016. After December 1, 2015, you will need to contact the Board office at (208) 577-2476, prior to renewing a license on-line.

APPN RENEWALS:  Current APPN Licenses expire August 31, 2015.  You may continue to renew your license on-line until August 31, 2016. To renew your license, click on APPN RENEWAL and follow the prompts.  The Board of Nursing pays the on-line convenience fee for renewals.  Please Note:  The Continuing Education Activities Report form is not required at this time.  The BON will conduct a random audit at the end of the renewal period and will ask for the reports at that time. After August 31, 2015, there will be a late fee assessed.  If you have continued to practice advanced practice professional nursing in Idaho with an expired license, an administrative fine may be assessed.  On-line late renewal for APPNs is only available until August 31, 2016.  After December 1, 2015, you will need to contact the Board office at (208) 577-2476, prior to renewing a license on-line. Your professional nurse (RN) license must also be renewed prior to issuance of the APPN license.

LPN RENEWALS:The on-line renewal period for LPNs will begin June 1, 2014 and end August 31, 2014. LPNs can continue to complete late renewals until August 31, 2015, by contacting the Board office at (208) 577-2476 for instructions. The Board of Nursing pays the on-line convenience fee for renewals. After August 31, 2015, LPNs must apply for reinstatement of licensure; please contact the Board of Nursing for directions. Click on RENEWAL NOTICE for additional information.

Additional APPN Forms Available:

Continuing Education Criteria

Peer Review Policy

TEMPORARY LICENSES

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