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Alaska Board of Nursing


Public Notices

  • Proposed Regulations Changes
  • The Department proposes to change occupational license fees charged to registered or practical nurses, advanced practice registered nurses, and certified nurse aides.

    Written comments deadline: 5:00 p.m. on June 18, 2018.


  • Proposed Regulations Changes
  • The Board proposes to update various regulations regarding nursing education programs, retired nurse license application requirements, advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) education requirements, renewal requirements, and professional activities hours required for maintaining the continuing competency requirements for renewal of a nursing license.

    Written comments deadline: 5:00 p.m. on June 19, 2018.

Alaska's Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

IMPORTANT PDMP FEE NOTICE

The division reviewed all public comments relating to the proposed fees for the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP). Originally proposed at $50.00 for initial registration and renewal, the fee amounts have since been reassessed and reduced. Effective April 22, 2018 and required by 12 AAC 02.107, a $25.00 initial and $25.00 renewal registration fee will be required by all pharmacists who dispense and practitioners who prescribes, administers, or directly dispenses a schedule II – IV controlled substance before initial or continued access to the database is granted. Submission of PDMP registration fees will be integrated into the license renewal process; no PDMP fees are due from existing users prior to April 22, 2018. Please click HERE for PDMP fee FAQs and click HERE to review the regulation filing notification.

  • Initial Payment Form
    #08-4760
  • Renewal Payment Form
    #08-4761
    (Only submit at license renewal time. Click here for license expiration dates.)

Proposed Regulations FAQs: Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) Controlled Substance Prescription Database Registration Fees

PDMP Registration Requirements for Prescribers and Pharmacists

Comprehensive Guide to PDMP Requirements and Effective Dates

PDMP Web Page:     Register   |   Sign In   |   Submit Data   |   Find Information

Joint Committee on Prescriptive Guidelines Report to Alaska State Legislature

Learn more about reducing addiction at:  Opioids.Alaska.Gov


Alaska Prescription Drug monitoring Program

Alaska Prescription Drug monitoring Program


As part of evaluating the functionality and usefulness of the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP), please participate in this awareness and feedback questionnaire. The estimated participation time is 15 to 20 minutes and the results will remain anonymous.

Click HERE to access the survey.


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

Subscribe to the Alaska Board of Nursing electronic mailing list and receive:

  • 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.