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Kentucky Board of Nursing Updates

April 3, 2020

In response to Senate Bill 150 signed into law by Governor Andy Beshear on March 30, 2020 requesting state licensing boards to take several actions to expand licensing activities and their licensees’ scope of practice, the Kentucky Board of Nursing, pursuant to directives and emergency regulations issued by the Governor’s office, implemented several changes, including permitting issuance of temporary work permits for reinstatement applicants, lifting requirements for APRNs to maintain collaborative agreements with a physician for the prescribing of controlled substances, modifying clinical education requirements, and issuing provisional licenses for exam applicants and temporary work permits for endorsement applicants.