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The KBN receives and reviews inquiries related to scope of practice of nurses.When multiple inquiries are received on the same practice matter, the Board may issue an AOS for wide dissemination.
AOSs are opinions of the Board as to what constitutes safe nursing practice providing guidance to nurses.
They do not have the force and effect of a statute or regulation.
The index may be found at
KBN Advisory Opinion Statements Index.
To request an advisory opinion, please submit the following items to the KBN at least 45 days prior to a Practice Committee Meeting or APRN Advisory Council Meeting.
Nurse licensure renewal occurs every year between
September 15 – October 31.
Information regarding renewals and the renewal application will be available during that time period.