Legal Opinions


Below are links to legal opinions on selected issues from staff attorneys of the Kentucky Board of Nursing.  They represent the opinion of the attorney and have been accepted by the Board.  You may wish to consult your own legal counsel.

Legal Opinions Documents

  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurses as Independent Practitioners​ [PDF Format - 9KB]

  • Legal Guidance on HIPAA Exception for Health Oversight Activities  [PDF Format - 20KB]

  • Dispensing by Nurses [PDF Format - 12KB]

  • Name Changes  [PDF Format - 28KB]
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