Notice of Proposed Nurse Licensure Compact Rulemaking
Article VII (c) of the Nurse Licensure Compact provides that "...at least sixty (60) days in advance of the meeting at which the rule will be considered and voted upon, the Commission shall file a notice of proposed rulemaking....[o]n the website of each licensing board or the publication in which each state would otherwise publish proposed rules." The proposed date of the meeting at which the rule will be considered and voted upon is August 14, 2018.
A detailed notice of the proposed rules (including complete text), notice regarding the public hearing, and the explanation for making comment or attending the public hearing is available here: Notice of proposed rulemaking_050218.pdf
All parties must use the eNLC Rules website for registration to attend the hearing or submission of comments - https://www.ncsbn.org/enlcrules.htm
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.
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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.
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