State law constrains patient access to nurse practitioner (NP) care. NPs are required by law to maintain a regulated collaborative agreement with a physician for at least one element of NP practice.
WI ADC s N 8.10
NP practice is regulated by the Board of Nursing (BON).
Requirements include an RN license, a graduate degree in an NP role and national certification.
WI ADC s N 8.03
Sixteen CE hours are required every two years. See the BON for details.
WI ADC s N 8.05
NPs are required to have professional malpractice liability insurance as determined by the BON.
WI ADC s N 8.08
NPs are not permitted to join medical staffs.
WI ADC s DHS 124.12
*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 November 25, 2019