State practice and licensure laws authorize NPs to evaluate patients, diagnose and prescribe medications and therapeutic measures.
NP practice is regulated by the Board of Nursing.
26 V.S.A. § 1574
State law requires an RN license, a graduate degree in an NP role and national certification.
26 V.S.A. § 1611
CE requirements are determined by the Board of Nursing. See the board for details.
Vermont Board of Nursing
NPs are permitted to join medical staffs.
18 V.S.A. § 1905
*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