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Advanced Practice General Information

The online process to apply for an APRN license is active. Please access Online Services to submit an application online.

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Information
Obtain general information regarding an APRNs role and responsibilities.

APRN Advisory Council
Obtain information regarding the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Advisory Council.

APRNs and Authority to Operate X-ray Equipment including Fluoroscopy
Information regarding APRNs and the authority to operate x-ray equipment

APRNs and Authority to Pronounce Death
Information regarding APRNs and pronouncement of reporting death.

Center for Disease Control Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain: United States, 2016
Obtain information on the 2016 Guidelines from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention for the treatment of chronic pain that does not include pain related to active cancer treatment, palliative or end of life care.

National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (National Registry)
A new Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) program that establishes minimum training and testing requirements for all State-licensed healthcare professionals who perform physical qualification examinations for truck and bus drivers. APRNs may become a certified medical examiner, find out more from this link.

Office of Medical Cannabis
Information from the Minnesota Department of Health regarding Medical Cannabis.

Prescription Monitoring Program
Minnesota Prescription Monitoring Program

The Minnesota Commitment Act
Read more about the Minnesota Commitment Act that permits APRNs to serve as examiner and health officers.

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