610-X-9-.06 Notice Requirements.
(1) Certified registered nurse anesthetists, as defined by statute and regulation, shall submit
to the board, immediately upon receipt:
(a) Evidence of current national certification by the Council on Certification of Nurse
Anesthetists, or recertification from the Council on Recertification of Nurse Anesthestists.
(i) Upon successful completion of the initial certification examination.
(ii) At the time of renewal of advanced practice approval.
(iii) Upon recertification by the Council.
(2) Failure to provide evidence of current national certification prior to the expiration of
existing certification on file with the Board shall result in lapse of approval to practice
as a certified registered nurse anesthetist and may result in disciplinary action pursuant
to Chapter 610-X-8.
(3) The Board’s notice to the advanced practice nurse for approval to practice may be:
(a) A letter or notice granting provisional approval.
(b) An advanced practice wallet card that reflects the expiration date of the registered nurse
license card or the expiration date of the national certification, whichever occurs first.
(4) Failure to submit evidence to the Board of meeting the requirements of Chapter 610-X-9,
as applicable, shall result in lapse of the advanced practice approval.
Author: Alabama Board of Nursing.
Statutory Authority: Code of Alabama 1975, §34-21-2 (1)
History: Filed May 14, 2007. Effective June 18, 2007.