Nursing Practice in Pennsylvania

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The State Board of Nursing announced today that starting on September 5, out-of-state NLC licensees will be allowed to practice in Pennsylvania.

"PSNA is pleased to see the State Board of Nursing announcement that we are one step closer to being a full member of the Nursing Licensure Compact. PSNA and our members continue to urge the BPOA and the State Board to overcome the barriers and work towards full implementation.” Wayne Reich, MSN, MBA, RN, Chief Executive Officer of PSNA.

Click here for a full update on the NLC and what this announcement means from PSNA Government Relations Specialist Tom Dougherty.

"We need to allow nurse practitioners to help patients to the full extent of their knowledge and training."  

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