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Board staff members receive phone calls and e-mails on a regular basis regarding APRN practice issues and questions. This section of the BON web site contains information on many topics of concern or confusion for APRNs and those who work with APRNs in Texas.

If you do not locate the information you need, e-mail the APRN Department at: aprn@bon.texas.gov for additional information.

Topics
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APRN Application Information APRN Scope for Faculty and Students- Free Pre-Recorded Presentation
Check the status of APRN application
Discontinuance of paper letters
Definitions Page
Online Application
Paper Application
APRN Application FAQ's
Renewal of APRN license
APRN Education CNS Diagnosis and Management Course Guidelines
DNP Degree
APRN License Numbers APRNs to be Issued a License Number (BON Quarterly Newsletter, October 2013, Page 1) APRNs to be Issued a License Number (BON Quarterly Newsletter, October 2013, Page 1)
Consensus Model Consensus Model for APRN Regulation
Continuing Nursing Education Continuing Nursing Education and Competency
CRNA Information Registration for Outpatient Anesthesia Providers Registration for Outpatient Anesthesia Providers
DEA Rescheduling Statement: Hydrocodone Containing Products and Tramadol Registration for Outpatient Anesthesia Providers
Military Are you asking this very important question about your patient’s military service?
National Certification Recognized National Certification ExaminationsRecognized National Certification Examinations
APRN Certification Exam Review Criteria APRN Certification Exam Review Criteria
APRN Certification Exam Review Policy
Nurse Licensure Compact Nurse Licensure Compact
Pain Management APRNs and Pain Management (BON Quarterly Newsletter, April 2013, Page 4)
Rule 228, Pain Management
Position Statements pertaining to APRNs 15.6 Board Rules Associated With Alleged Patient "Abandonment"
15.8 The Role of the Nurse in Moderate Sedation
15.9 Performance of Laser Therapy by RNs or LVNs
15.10 Continuing Education: Limitations for Expanding Scope of Practice
15.12 Use of DSM-IV Diagnoses
15.14 Duty of a Nurse in Any Practice Setting
15.17 Texas Board of Nursing/Board of Pharmacy, Joint Position Statement, Medication Error
15.18 RNs Carrying Out Orders from Advanced Practice Registered Nurses
15.22 APRNs Providing Medical Aspects of Care for Themselves or Others With Whom There is a Close Personal Relationship
15.23 The RNs Use of Complementary Modalities
Rules pertaining to APRNs 216 Continuing Education
217.11 Standards of nursing Practice
217.12 Unprofessional Conduct
219 Advanced Practice Nurse Education
221 Advanced Practice Nurses
222 APRNs with Prescriptive Authority
228 Pain Management
Senate Bill 406 Senate Bill 406 Brings Change for APRNs (BON Quarterly Newsletter, October 2013, Page 1)Senate Bill 406 Brings Change for APRNs (BON Quarterly Newsletter, October 2013, Page 1)
Titles Adult-Gero title Policy PDF icon
Titles: Use of Advanced Practice Titles (BON Quarterly Newsletter, July 2008, Page 8) Titles: Use of Advanced Practice Titles (BON Quarterly Newsletter, July 2008, Page 8
Use of Advanced Practice Titles (BON Quarterly Newsletter, January 2002, Page 6) Use of Advanced Practice Titles (BON Quarterly Newsletter, January 2002, Page 6)