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July 2008 Bulletin (PDF)

  • Licensure Fees To Increase September 1, 2008
  • Board Meeting Dates
  • Board Members
  • Complaints Against Nurses
  • Summary of Board of Nursing Rule Changes 2008
  • Registered Professional Nurse Practice
  • Address Changes
  • Disciplinary Action
  • APRN Licensure
  • Attention Advanced Practice Registered Nurses

December 2007 Bulletin

  • Practical Nursing in Maine
  • Address Changes
  • NCLEX® "First Time" Test Takers Pass Rates
  • FDA Moves to Electronic Based Environment
  • Disciplinary Action
  • News About Online Licensure Renewals
  • News for Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Midwives
  • APRN Reminder!!!!
  • Save the Date!
  • Licensure Fees to Increse Summer 2008

Summer 2007 Bulletin (PDF)

  • NURSE LICENSURE COMPACT (NLC) UPDATE
  • NCSBN NEWS
  • MAINE STATE BOARD OF NURSING MEMBERS
  • FILLING OUT FORMS...OR...HOW TO AVOID DELAY
  • NURSES AND CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS
  • DISCIPLINARY ACTION
  • APRN REMINDERS
  • DEVELOP A NEW HABIT

December 2006 Bulletin (PDF)

  • BECOMING A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF NURSING
  • ATTENTION!
  • ONLINE LICENSURE RENEWAL & CREDIT CARD
  • NCLEX®-RN "FIRST TIME" TEST TAKERS PASS RATES
  • NCLEX® EXAMINATION ITEM DEVELOPMENT
  • DISCIPLINARY ACTION
  • FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
  • LICENSURE RENEWAL & FINES
  • ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE ISSUES

Summer 2006 Bulletin

  • EVIDENCE OF LICENSURE TAKES ON A NEW LOOK!!
  • THE ART OF LICENSING........AND GOING PAPERLESS IN THE 21ST CENTURY
  • MORE ON GOING FORWARD WITH PAPERLESS LICENSURE
  • DISCIPLINARY ACTION
  • ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES (APRNs)

November/December 2005 Bulletin

  • 2005 IN BRIEF REVIEW
  • ONLINE RENEWALS
  • RENEWAL POSTCARD
  • IN APPRECIATION
  • BOARD APPOINTMENTS
  • IMPORTANT APRN UPDATE
  • ATTENTION!
  • NCLEX®-RN "FIRST TIME" TEST TAKERS PASS RATES
  • DISCIPLINARY ACTION
  • NATIONAL COUNCIL 2005 ANNUAL MEETING

December 2004 Bulletin

  • ATTENTION!
  • Maine Nurse Volunteer Corps
  • Online Renewal Capability Coming Soon
  • Updates from the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN)
  • Nurse Licensure Compact Update
  • Professional Associations in Maine
  • NCLEX® "First Time" Test Takers Pass Rates
  • Disciplinary Action

September 2004 Bulletin

  • Board Meetings - Fiscal year 2005
  • In Appreciation
  • Board Appointment
  • Homeland Security Extends Deadline for Screening of Certain Healthcare Workers in U.S.
  • ATTENTION!
  • Attention Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Midwives!
  • More on Going Forward with Paperless Licensure
  • Disciplinary Action

April 2004 Bulletin

  • The Art of Licensing…and Going Paperless in the 21st Century
  • Attention! Employers Of And Nurses Who Hold TN, H, J Or O Visas
  • Disciplinary Action
  • NCLEX®-RN® Passing Standard Revised for Public Safety
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) and National Certification
  • ATTENTION!!

November 2003 Bulletin

  • Licensure, Registration and Certification
  • A Revolution is Coming!
  • Facts You May Need To Know About Your Employment
  • Disciplinary Action
  • NCLEX® "First Time" Test Takers Pass Rates
  • Attention: Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Midwives

July 2003 Bulletin

  • In Appreciation
  • The Board Welcomes New Members
  • Current Board Members
  • Board Meetings - Fiscal Year 04
  • Public Information
  • How is the Board of Nursing Funded?
  • Discipline
  • Nursys Available for Public Access
  • Report from Study "Evaluating the Effectiveness of Continuing Eduction Mandates"

January 2003 Bulletin

  • NCLEX® "First Time" Test Takers Pass Rates
  • Discipline
  • The Role of the Board
  • Frequently Asked Questions

November 2002 Bulletin

  • In Appreciation
  • Board Appointment
  • Nurse Licensure Compact Update
  • Delegating Effectively: Working Through and With Assistive Personnel
  • Maine State Board of Nursing President Receives National Award
  • CHANGE OF NAME OR ADDRESS??
  • Discipline
  • Advanced Practice Nursing
  • Utilization of the Newly Graduated APRN

January 2002 Bulletin

  • NCLEX® "First Time" Test Takers Pass Rates
  • Board Members
  • Discipline

Summer-Fall 2001 Bulletin

  • New Chemical Dependency Video
  • Looking for a Refresher Course?
  • But They're "Practicing On My License..."
  • Compact Update
  • Top 5 Licensure Renewal Errors
  • How to Participate in NCLEX® Examination Item Development
  • Discipline