The mission of the Board of Nursing is to assure the citizens of Kansas safe and competent practice by nurses and mental health technicians.
Public Board/Committee Meetings
Monday, June 12, 13, & 14, 2023
900 SW Jackson St., Topeka KS, Landon State Office Building, Rooms 1051, 509, & 560
DEA, SAMHSA Extend COVID-19 Telemedicine Flexibilities for Prescribing Controlled Medications for Six Months
Today, ahead of the expiration of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE), the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) issued the “Temporary Extension of COVID-19 Telemedicine Flexibilities for Prescription of Controlled Medications” – a temporary rule that extends telemedicine flexibilities adopted during the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE).
Public Hearing Notice
Monday, July 24th, 2023 at 10am CT
900 SW Jackson St., Topeka KS, Landon State Office Building, Room 560
To consider the adoption of proposed amended changes in one existing regulation, K.A.R. 60-2-103, relating to nursing program faculty and preceptor qualifications.
Proposed NLC Rule Amendments
Monday, June 26th, 2023 at 2pm CT
111 East Wacker Drive – Conference Center, Pat Keefe Room
Chicago, IL 60601-4277
Executive Administrator Update
Read the update focused around Senate Substitute for House Bill 2279 from the Executive Administrator of KSBN.
School Nurses and Naloxone Dispensing
This link is specifically for becoming a naloxone dispenser (which schools would not be when just stocking it for emergency use) but it also includes the statewide protocol, offers naloxone training, and the Narcan Quick Start Guide with step-by-step instructions for use of naloxone.
You may also find this link under Resources > School Nursing > Naloxone Dispensing.
Thank You Kansas Health Care Workers!
Kansas’ elected leaders showing their appreciation for Kansas health care workers
Applied for Multistate?
Don’t forget that all multi-state applications require a NEW set of fingerprints for a background check. Any fingerprints/background checks submitted with other applications are not valid for the compact application, per compact rules.
Once fingerprints are received by KSBN, they must be sent to the KBI to be processed.
Phishing Scam PSA
The professional nursing community as of late, has been getting targeted in phishing campaigns at an increased rate. KSBN recommends that you treat unsolicited communications with caution. All KSBN fees are paid online through the portal, at the office, or via mailed check. We do not take payment over the phone.You can always follow up by calling us directly at 785-296-4929.
COVID-19 Information Center
Get updates on how COVID-19 is impacting KSBN and the licensing process, read the CDC safety guidelines, utilize online resources, answer frequently asked questions, and more…
Explore KSBN’s COVID-19 Information Center.
K-TRACS has launched a revamped website aimed at providing additional training and educational opportunities for the state’s healthcare providers and pharmacists.
“We are prioritizing patient safety and making sure that pharmacists and prescribers across the state have all the tools they need to do the same,” -Jennifer Donnelly, Assistant Director of K-TRACS
Are we not what you are looking for? Check out the other Kansas regulatory boards, nursing related groups, and more.
Need to submit college credit as CNE?
Need to get your CNE approved for renewal?
It just got easier! The Individual Offering of Approval form is now fully online. Submit yours today!
Recieved a Renewal Notice?
If you have received a renewal notice in the mail, but already renewed, don’t panic! KSBN will automatically send a renewal notice by mail approximately 90 days prior to your expiration date.
KS does not penalize you for entering lapsed status. (See Reinstatement for reactivation) If you have a primary residence and compact license in another state, you can simply let your KS license lapse.
You can always check the status of your license, including your expiration date, by going to our verification database or Nursys Quick Confirm.
Everything from address changes, renewals, applications, and more can be handled from your KSBN online license portal!
Disaster Volunteer Registry
SERV-KS is a database of professionals who wish to volunteer when disaster strikes. Sign up today!
Want to be in the know? You may view current and past newsletters online: Articles, CNE Offerings, Legal Cases, and more!
Nurse Practice Act
Curious about the laws around nursing in Kansas? The NPA contains state laws which protect the public’s health and welfare by overseeing and ensuring the safe practice of nursing.
Need to get in touch? Here you will find everything from our phone number, to our office location and more!
KNAP is a professional assistance program designed to assist all nurses and mental health technicians who have a problem or illness that has or could impair their ability to practice safely.
Looking to request records? Check out the KORA request form page for more information on requesting records from KSBN.
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