State law restricts patient access to NP care. State licensure law requires physician supervision for at least one element of NP practice.
59 Okl.St.Ann. § 353.1a
NP practice is regulated by the Board of Nursing.
59 Okl.St.Ann. § 567.4
State law requires an RN license, a graduate degree in an NP role and national certification.
59 Okl.St.Ann. § 567.5a
NPs are currently not authorized to hold schedule II controlled substance prescriptive authority.
63 Okl.St.Ann. § 2-312
Continuing education is established by the Board. See the Board of Nursing for details.
Board of Nursing
Medical staff composition is determined in accordance with a facility’s bylaws.
OK ADC 310:667-9-9
NPs are defined in law as primary care providers.
OK ADC 317:25-7-5
One physician may enter into supervisory agreements with no more than four full-time equivalent NPs or other advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) regarding their prescriptive authority, up to a maximum of four total NPs or APRNs.
OK ADC 510:10-4-3
*Contact hours in specific topics may be required. Please contact your state’s Board of Nursing for current information.
**Medical staff membership refers to governing and voting privileges and is not reflective of clinical or admitting privileges within institutions.
***Waivers may be available. Please consult the full law for guidance.
Updated November 2017