State law constrains patient access to NP care by requiring a regulated relationship with an outside health discipline in order to practice in certain settings.
U.C.A. 1953 § 58-31b-102
NP practice is regulated by the Board of Nursing.
U.C.A. 1953 § 53-31b-201
State law requires an RN license, a graduate degree in an NP role and national certification.
U.C.A. 1953 § 58-31b-302
CE hours are to be completed in accordance with national certification requirements.
NPs are permitted to join medical staffs.
*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.
Updated November 2017