The Mission of the Idaho Board of Nursing is to regulate nursing practice and education for the purpose of safeguarding the public health, safety, and welfare.


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The Idaho Board of Nursing has established the 2014 meeting dates:

January 9-10, April 10-11, July 17-18, and October 9-10, 2014
Any information to be brought before the Board must be received in the Board office one month prior to the meeting date.

PROPOSED BOARD RULES FOR 2015:

IDAPA 23-0101-1401

IDAPA 23-0101-1402

Summary of Comments from 07/18/13

Comments Received Before the Board Meeting

LICENSE RENEWALS:

RN RENEWALS: Current RN Licenses expire August 31, 2015. To renew your license, click on RN RENEWALS and follow the prompts. The Board of Nursing pays the on-line convenience fee for renewals. After August 31, 2015, you may renew your license; however, there will be a late fee assessed.  If you have continued to practice nursing in Idaho with an expired license, an administrative fine may be assessed. On-line late renewal for RNs is only available until August 31, 2016. After December 1, 2015, you will need to contact the Board office at (208) 577-2476, prior to renewing a license on-line.

APPN RENEWALS:  Current APPN Licenses expire August 31, 2015.  You may continue to renew your license on-line until August 31, 2016. To renew your license, click on APPN RENEWAL and follow the prompts.  The Board of Nursing pays the on-line convenience fee for renewals.  Please Note:  The Continuing Education Activities Report form is not required at this time.  The BON will conduct a random audit at the end of the renewal period and will ask for the reports at that time. After August 31, 2015, there will be a late fee assessed.  If you have continued to practice advanced practice professional nursing in Idaho with an expired license, an administrative fine may be assessed.  On-line late renewal for APPNs is only available until August 31, 2016.  After December 1, 2015, you will need to contact the Board office at (208) 577-2476, prior to renewing a license on-line. Your professional nurse (RN) license must also be renewed prior to issuance of the APPN license.

LPN RENEWALS:The on-line renewal period for LPNs will begin June 1, 2014 and end August 31, 2014. LPNs can continue to complete late renewals until August 31, 2015, by contacting the Board office at (208) 577-2476 for instructions. The Board of Nursing pays the on-line convenience fee for renewals. After August 31, 2015, LPNs must apply for reinstatement of licensure; please contact the Board of Nursing for directions. Click on RENEWAL NOTICE for additional information.

Additional APPN Forms Available:

Continuing Education Criteria

Peer Review Policy

TEMPORARY LICENSES

Temporary licenses cannot be verified from this website.  Please contact the Board office at (208) 577-2476.  A faxed verification of temporary licensure is available upon request.