Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

APRN Licensure – Approval by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing (LSBN) is required to use the title and practice as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) in Louisiana.

Prescriptive Authority (PA) Privileges - Approval for prescriptive authority (PA) by LSBN is required for collaborative practice in accordance with LAC  46:XLVII.4513.D  (Chapter 45 LSBN rules & regulations)

Collaborative Practice Agreement (CPA) – A formal written statement addressing the parameters of the collaborative practice which are mutually agreed by the APRN and one or more licensed physician(s) and/or dentist(s)

  • Collaborative Practice Agreement (CPA) template  -  All CPAs submitted to LSBN must be mailed along with the appropriate PA application forms and fee (if applicable), please refer to instructions provided in the PA application options listed above
  • Frequently Asked Questions

Commensurate APRN – An APRN currently licensed in Louisiana without national certification in one (or more) functional role and population focus (previously recognized) by LSBN.

Resources


Practice Advisory Opinions Rendered by LSBN (opinions rendered by the board based on specifics of a nursing practice situation)

Declaratory Statements Rendered by LSBN (tool that may useful in working through practice and delegation issues)

APRN Department Contacts

Director
Jennifer Wright, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

APRN Compliance Officer
Monique Calmes, APRN, FNP-BC

Licensing Analyst
Laura Guillory
Lawanna Geren

APRN Licensure by Exam or Endorsement: advancedpractice@lsbn.state.la.us
APRN Practice:  advancedpractice@lsbn.state.la.us
Phone:  (225) 755-7521
Fax: (225) 755-7581

Administrative Coordinator for APRN & Credentialing Departments
Taneshia Callegari

RN Practice & Credentialing Department Contacts

Director
Cynthia York, DNP, RN, CGRN

Licensing Analysts
Kevin Brumley
Stacey Jones
Brenda Kelt
Brittany Williams

RN Endorsements/Volunteer Nurses/Foreign Nurses: endorsements@lsbn.state.la.us
RN Nursing Practice: practice@lsbn.state.la.us
License Verifications/Reinstatements: verifications@lsbn.state.la.us
Annual License Renewals:renewals@lsbn.state.la.us
Phone: (225)755-7520
Fax: (225)755-7581
 

Louisiana State Board of Nursing
17373 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70810

Phone:(225)755-7500
Fax:(225)755-7584
E-mail:lsbn@lsbn.state.la.us
Office Hours:8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

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