Stateside Alert: Amendments to Nursing Education Rules



CA Board of Registered Nursing departmental discussion: Amendments to Nursing Education Rules

Issue: Professional Board Requirements
Subissue: Nursing
First Reported: 04/29/2016
Date Updated: 04/29/2016
Contact: Ronnie Whitaker 916-574-8257
Citation: TBA
Upcoming Action: Nothing Scheduled
Status: Departmental Discussion
Regulation ID: CA31368

Rule Summary:

The Board is discussing amendments to the rules impacting nurses. The amendments address nursing education requirements and specifically focus on credit for military education and/or experience. The amendments are in response to SB466 which was enacted in 2015. Draft rules amendments are not yet available.

A copy of the April 2016 meeting agenda: 

A copy of SB466: 

Rule Development:

The Board is internally working on drafting rules in response to the legislation. Staff discussed the rule development at the 4/13/2016 and 4/14/2016 Board meeting. Once a proposed rule is developed, notice will be published in the California Register. More information is pending from staff to determine a timeline for the proposal. The April 2016 Board meeting notice was followed in CA15196.