Registration form for Autonomous Advanced Practice Registered Nurse is Now Available
Great news for Florida licensed Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioners. The registration application for Autonomous practice is now available. There is no fee associated with submitting the registration application.
Eligibility for registration as an autonomous APRN includes the following:
1. At least 3,000 clinical practice hours under the supervision of an allopathic or osteopathic physician within the past 5 year. These hours may include clinical instructional hours. [See Section 464.0123(1)(c) F.S. for complete requirements];
2. Three graduate-level semester hours, or the equivalent, in differential diagnosis and 3 graduate-level semester hours, or the equivalent, in pharmacology completed within the past 5 years (documentation required); and
3. Not been subject to disciplinary action as specified in Section 456.072 F.S. or Section 464.018 F.S., or any similar disciplinary action in any state or jurisdiction within the past 5 years.
The Board is also working towards adopting a definition of “primary care practice”. It was the subject of a rules workshop on October 9, 2020.
Frequently Asked Questions are at this link – https://floridasnursing.gov/