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​

  • CRNAs and Prescriptive Authority

  • Dispensing by Nurses

  • "Do Not Fill Until".........NOT A LEGAL SOLUTION! 

  • Legal Guidance on HIPAA Exception for Health Oversight Activities 

  • Name Changes 

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