State Board Of Nursing Wyoming

State Board Of Nursing Wyoming

Wyoming, the 44th state of America, was admitted to the Union on 10/10/1890. With a population of 586,000 people and an area of 97,280 square miles Wyoming is ranked 45th in terms of population and 42nd by size. A majority of the population (81%) live in urban areas such as Cheyenne, Casper and Laramie.

The mission of the Wyoming State Board of Nursing is to safeguard life, health and welfare of the visitors to the state and its citizens as far as the nursing profession is concerned.

The mission of the Wyoming State Board of Nursing is to safeguard life, health and welfare of the visitors to the state and its citizens as far as the nursing profession is concerned. This can be achieved through ensuring that only qualified individuals are allowed to practice nursing and protecting patients from unqualified nurses.

In order to achieve this mission, they will:

  • Ensure that only qualified individuals are allowed to practice nursing in their state by setting standards for eligibility/certification, registration, continued competency requirements and disciplinary actions;
  • Protect patients from unqualified nurses by establishing disciplinary procedures for violations committed by registered nurses in Wyoming;
  • Protect nurses from unqualified patients by establishing disciplinary procedures for violations committed by licensed practical nurses or nurse assistants in Wyoming;
  • Protect the public from unsafe conditions created by persons who have been disciplined under these regulations;

The board ensures that all nurses have passed the license exams and have completed their education to be able to practice within the state.

The board ensures that all nurses have passed the license exams and have completed their education to be able to practice within the state. The board is responsible for licensing, disciplinary actions against nurses as well as investigating complaints. The board is responsible for administering tests in order to grant licenses to those who meet the requirements.

The Board is responsible for licensing, disciplinary actions against nurses as well as investigating complaints, while also administering tests in order to grant licenses to those who meet the requirements.

The Board is responsible for licensing, disciplinary actions against nurses as well as investigating complaints, while also administering tests in order to grant licenses to those who meet the requirements.

The Board ensures that all nurses have passed the license exams and have completed their education to be able to practice within the state.

If a nurse wants to apply for an advanced practice registered nurse certificate, a live scan fingerprinting has to be sent with the application ($72)

If a nurse wants to apply for an advanced practice registered nurse certificate, a live scan fingerprinting has to be sent with the application ($72). The fingerprints will be sent to the FBI and then sent back to Wyoming.

For new graduate nursing licensees in Wyoming, must wait at least six months after passing NCLEX before applying for licensure by endorsement from another state.

You can apply for a Wyoming nursing license by endorsement if you are licensed in another state or country.

  • If you have never been licensed as a nurse in any state, you must apply for an original Wyoming license.
  • If you have previously held an active and current license from one of the states listed below and meet all other eligibility requirements, including not being subject to disciplinary action, we will issue a Wyoming license without having to take NLEx: Alaska; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware (including District of Columbia); Florida (including Puerto Rico); Georgia (including Guam); Iowa (includes Guam); Idaho; Illinois (includes Puerto Rico); Indiana (includes Puerto Rico); Kansas; Kentucky (includes Puerto Rico); Louisiana (includes Guam and Virgin Islands); Maine; Maryland (including District of Columbia); Massachusetts; Michigan

Wyoming nurse practitioners may dispense medication if they hold a comma “R” after their NP title. Then you’re registered with the Wyoming State Board of Pharmacy.

Wyoming nurse practitioners may dispense medication if they hold a comma “R” after their NP title. Then you’re registered with the Wyoming State Board of Pharmacy.

To be eligible for registration as an advanced practice nurse, you must meet all of the following requirements:

  • Be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing approved by the board
  • Have successfully completed a program in pharmacology approved by the board at a college or university having accreditation status on file with the board

Keep up-to-date on your nursing license renewal requirements in Wyoming

The Wyoming Board of Nursing requires license renewal every year, which means you’ll need to submit an application and pay the $100 renewal fee. Your license will be good for another two years after that, for a total of three years. If you renew again during that time period, it’s valid for four years; if not, your license will expire after five years. To ensure that your name remains on record with the board and is eligible for renewal upon expiration date of your current certificate/license number; it is recommended that all nurses provide their updated contact information when submitting their application materials at least 30 days prior to expiration date listed on their existing certificate/license number

The Wyoming State Board of Nursing is responsible for licensing, disciplinary actions against nurses as well as investigating complaints. They also administer tests in order to grant licenses to those who meet the requirements. If a nurse wants to apply for an advanced practice registered nurse certificate, a live scan fingerprinting has to be sent with the application ($72). For new graduate nursing licensees in Wyoming, must wait at least six months after passing NCLEX before applying for licensure by endorsement from another state. Wyoming nurse practitioners may dispense medication if they hold a comma “R” after their NP title. Then you’re registered with the Wyoming State Board of Pharmacy

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