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§ 1482.3. Requirements for a Nurse Practitioner Certification Pursuant to Business and Professi...

16 CA ADC § 1482.3Barclays Official California Code of RegulationsEffective: January 1, 2023

Barclays California Code of Regulations
Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 14. Board of Registered Nursing
Article 8. Nurse Practitioners
Effective: January 1, 2023
16 CCR § 1482.3
§ 1482.3. Requirements for a Nurse Practitioner Certification Pursuant to Business and Professions Code Section 2837.103.
(a) To obtain certification as a nurse practitioner pursuant to Section 2837.103 of the code, an applicant shall hold a valid and active certification as a nurse practitioner in California and submit a completed application that includes the following:
(1) Applicant's full legal name ((Last Name) (First Name) (Middle Name) and/or (Suffix)),
(2) Other name(s) applicant has used or has been known by,
(3) Applicant's physical address,
(4) Applicant's mailing address, if different than the applicant's physical address. The mailing address may be a post office box number or other alternate address,
(5) Email address, if any,
(6) Applicant's telephone number,
(7) Applicant's Social Security Number or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number,
(8) Applicant's birthdate (month, day, and year),
(9) California registered nurse license number issued by the Board,
(10) California nurse practitioner certification number issued by the Board,
(11) Date of passage of the Board's national nurse practitioner board certification examination. Verification of this passage shall be provided directly to the Board by the organization that administered the examination.
(12) Proof of holding a certification as a nurse practitioner by a national certification organization accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies or the Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification (ABSNC) as a nurse practitioner in the category listed in Section 1481(a) in which the applicant seeks certification as a nurse practitioner pursuant to Section 2837.103 of the code. Verification of this certification shall be provided directly to the Board by the issuing organization.
(13) Proof of completion of a transition to practice by submitting to the Board one or more attestations of a physician or surgeon, a nurse practitioner practicing pursuant to Section 2837.103 of the code, or a nurse practitioner practicing pursuant to Section 2837.104 of the code. Any physician or surgeon, a nurse practitioner practicing pursuant to Section 2837.103 of the code, or a nurse practitioner practicing pursuant to Section 2837.104 of the code submitting an attestation must specialize in the same specialty area or category listed in Section 1481(a) in which the applicant seeks certification as a nurse practitioner pursuant to Section 2837.103 of the code and must not have a familial or financial relationship with the applicant.
(A) For purposes of this subdivision, “transition to practice” means 4600 hours or three full-time equivalent years of clinical practice experience and mentorship that are all of the following:
(i) Completed in California.
(ii) Completed within five years prior to the date the applicant applies for certification as a nurse practitioner pursuant to Section 2837.103 of the code.
(iii) Completed after certification by the Board of Registered Nursing as a nurse practitioner.
(iv) Completed in direct patient care in the role of a nurse practitioner in the category listed in Section 1481(a) in which the applicant seeks certification as a nurse practitioner pursuant to Section 2837.103 of the code.
(B) For purposes of this subdivision “financial interest” shall have the same meaning as in Section 650.01(b)(2) of the code, and “familial” shall include the members of “immediate family” as used in Section 650.01(b)(3) of the code.
(14) A statement signed under penalty of perjury by the applicant that all statements made in the application are true and correct.

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Note: Authority cited: Section 2715, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 29.5, 30, 494.5, 2837.101 and 2837.103, Business and Professions Code.
History
1. New section filed 12-23-2022; operative 1-1-2023 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2022, No. 51).
This database is current through 7/5/24 Register 2024, No. 27.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 16, § 1482.3, 16 CA ADC § 1482.3
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