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Title 26 : Professions and Occupations

Chapter 028 : NURSING


(Cite as: 26 V.S.A. § 1613)
  • § 1613. Transition to practice

    (a)(1) An APRN with fewer than 24 months and 2,400 hours of licensed active advanced nursing practice in an initial role and population focus or fewer than 12 months and 1,600 hours for any additional role and population focus shall have a formal agreement with a collaborating provider as required by Board rule.

    (2) An APRN shall have and maintain signed and dated copies of all required collaborative provider agreements.

    (3) An APRN required to practice with a collaborative provider agreement may not engage in solo practice, except with regard to a role and population focus in which the APRN has met the requirements of this subsection.

    (b) An APRN who satisfies the requirements to engage in solo practice pursuant to subsection (a) of this section shall notify the Board that these requirements have been met.

    (c) The Board may waive or modify the collaborative provider agreement requirement as necessary to allow an APRN to practice independently during a declared state of emergency. (Added 2011, No. 66, § 5, eff. June 1, 2011; amended 2019, No. 30, § 11; 2019, No. 91 (Adj. Sess.), § 16, eff. March 30, 2020.)