Maine Revised Statutes

§2201-A. Qualifications for advanced practice registered nurse

An applicant for approval to practice advanced practice registered nursing shall submit to the board written evidence verified by oath that the applicant: [1995, c. 379, §7 (NEW); 1995, c. 379, §11 (AFF).]

1. License.  Holds a current license to practice as a registered professional nurse in this State;
[ 1995, c. 379, §7 (NEW); 1995, c. 379, §11 (AFF) .]
2. Education.  Has successfully completed a formal education program that is acceptable to the board in an advanced nursing specialty area; and
[ 1995, c. 379, §7 (NEW); 1995, c. 379, §11 (AFF) .]
3. Credential.  Holds a current certification credential for advanced nursing from a national certifying body whose certification program is acceptable to the board.
[ 1995, c. 379, §7 (NEW); 1995, c. 379, §11 (AFF) .]

A registered professional nurse who is approved by the board to practice in accordance with former section 2102, subsection 2, paragraph B on the effective date of this section is considered to have met the requirements of subsections 2 and 3. [1995, c. 379, §7 (NEW); 1995, c. 379, §11 (AFF).]

SECTION HISTORY
1995, c. 379, §7 (NEW). 1995, c. 379, §11 (AFF).