State law constrains patient access to 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.
State law requires an RN license, a graduate degree in an NP role and national certification.
WI ADC s N 8.03
State law requires 16 CE hours every two years. See the Board of Nursing for details.
WI ADC s N 8.05
NPs are required to have professional malpractice liability insurance as determined by the Board.
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’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