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Welcome to the Alaska Board of Nursing


Public Notices

  • Proposed Regulations Changes
  • The Department proposes to establish fees for registration with the Alaska prescription drug monitoring program’s controlled substance prescription database (PDMP) by a pharmacist who dispenses or a practitioner who prescribes, administers, or directly dispenses a schedule II, III, or IV controlled substance under federal law as required under AS 17.30.200.

    Written comments deadline: 5:00 p.m. on February 21, 2018.


THE MISSION OF THE ALASKA BOARD OF NURSING IS TO ACTIVELY PROMOTE AND PROTECT THE HEALTH OF THE CITIZENS OF ALASKA THROUGH THE SAFE AND EFFECTIVE PRACTICE OF NURSING AS DEFINED BY LAW.

The Board adopts regulations to carry out the laws governing the practice of Nursing and the work of Nurse Aides in Alaska. It makes final licensing decisions and takes disciplinary action against people who violate the licensing laws.

The Board meets four times a year and offers a public comment period at each meeting.

We encourage you to review and use the various options presented on this website.


Board of Nursing Discipline Database

The Board of Nursing Disciplinary Actions are now available to view online


Board of Nursing Advisory Opinions

The Board of Nursing Advisory Opinions are now available to view online


Questions about interpreting regulations or practice?

Contact the Board of Nursing



Board of Nursing Listserv Now Available

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  • meeting agendas
  • meeting minutes
  • position statements
  • notice of regulation changes

You may cancel your subscription at any time. You are subscribing to a group email for informal communications from the Board of Nursing.