CUSTOMER SATISFACTION SURVEY
The Kentucky Board of Nursing is conducting a survey to determine how we are doing in fulfilling our mission of public protection and providing service to our licensees and other constituents in order to continually improve our performance. A survey has been created with this purpose in mind. A random sample of constituents will be selected to receive this survey during the first week in March 2017.
Our goal is to collect ten thousand responses to the survey. We need your help to accomplish this goal. Your participation and opinion is critical to the Board in the evaluation of its work. The answers provided in this survey will assist the Board in identifying the areas in which it excels as well as those in which improvement is needed. This survey should take no more than five minutes to complete. Those selected to participate in the survey will be asked to click on the embedded link that will take them to survey site. All survey responses are confidential and will be deposited into the Qualtrics platform in which the survey was developed.
All information is anonymous. Should you have questions about this information, please contact either Nathan Goldman (Nathan.Goldman@ky.gov or 502-429-3309) or Paula Schenk (PaulaS.Schenk@ky.gov or 502-429-3306) at the Board office
In advance, thank you for taking the time to assist the Board in this endeavor.
REVISED ANNOUNCEMENT FOR APRNS REGARDING DEA RENEWAL APPLICATIONS
Starting January 2017, DEA will no longer send its second renewal notification by mail. Instead, an electronic reminder to renew will be sent to the email address associated with the DEA registration.
At this time, DEA will otherwise retain its current policy and procedures with respect to renewal and reinstatement of registration. This policy is as follows:
- If a renewal application is submitted in a timely manner prior to expiration, the registrant may continue operations, authorized by the registration, beyond the expiration date until final action is taken on the application.
- DEA allows the reinstatement of an expired registration for one calendar month after the expiration date. If the registration is not renewed within that calendar month, an application for a new DEA registration will be required.
- Regardless of whether a registration is reinstated within the calendar month after expiration, federal law prohibits the handling of controlled substances or List 1 chemicals for any period of time under an expired registration.
DEA Form 224a – Retail Pharmacy, Hospital/Clinic, Practitioner, Teaching Institution, or Mid-Level Practitioner
New Applications Online
DEA Form 224 – Retail Pharmacy, Hospital/Clinic, Practitioner, Teaching Institution, or Mid-Level Practitioner
The Kentucky Board of Nursing is an agency of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, governed by the Nurse Practice Act. The Board is a separate and distinct entity from any professional association.
Our job is to protect public health and welfare by developing and enforcing state laws governing the safe practice of nursing.
The Board is self-supporting through fees assessed for professional licensure. The agency receives no general fund tax appropriation.
For directions to the Kentucky Board of Nursing's physical location, please click here.
Apply for Licensure Online
APPLICATION FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE
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It is not the practice of KBN to release NCLEX results to another board of nursing.
PRIMARY SOURCE VERIFICATION: The KBN website is considered primary source verification and is actually the preferred method of licensure validation. Both JCAHO and the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Office of the Inspector General, consider verification through the website as evidence of licensure.
Nursing Leadership Programs
For information on Nursing Leadership Programs, please click here.
Note: Some of the links on this site access non-governmental agencies. The information on these pages is not controlled by KBN or the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
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