State practice and licensure laws authorize nurse practitioners (NPs) to evaluate patients, diagnose and prescribe medications and therapeutic measures.
NP practice is regulated by the Board of Nursing (BON).
26 V.S.A. § 1574
Requirements include an RN license, a graduate degree in an NP role and national certification.
26 V.S.A. § 1611
CE requirements determined by the BON. See the BON for details.
Vermont Board of Nursing
Medical staff is composed in accordance with hospital bylaws.
18 V.S.A. § 1905
*Contact hours in specific topics may be required. Please contact your state 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.
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Updated December 20, 2018