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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​For Immediate Release:
July 3, 2019

Office of The Attorney General
Gurbir S. Grewal, Attorney General

Division of Consumer Affairs
Paul R. Rodríguez, Acting Director

Division of Criminal Justice
Veronica Allende, Director
​​​​ For Further Information Contact:
Peter Aseltine 609-292-4791

Proposed Regulation – Board of Nursing

NEWARK – The Board of Nursing has proposed a new rule which permits advanced practice nurses (APNs) to dispense narcotic drugs for maintenance treatment or detoxification treatment.

The proposal implements P.L. 2017, c. 341 which permits APNs to dispense narcotic drugs for maintenance or detoxification treatment if they meet the training and registration requirements of 21 U.S.C. §823.

equire that certificates indicate when a continuing education course was presented at a licensee's place of employment.

The proposed amendments, and information on how to submit a comment by August 16, 2019, can be viewed here.

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