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This board licenses registered nurses and practical nurses, and regulates the nursing profession in New Jersey. The board certifies advanced practice nurses, sexual assault forensic nurses, and certified homemaker-home health aides. The board accredits nursing schools and approves clinical affiliates. Inquiries or complaints may be forwarded to Mr. George Hebert, Executive Director, New Jersey Board of Nursing, PO Box 45010, Newark, NJ 07101, (973) 504-6430.NJDOH Ebola/Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Information Page
New Jersey Prescription Blanks (NJPBs) Notice of Extension
The Division of Consumer Affairs is extending the last date to use old prescription blanks. You may use the old and new prescription blanks through September 19, 2014. Effective September 20, 2014, prescriptions must be issued only on the new prescription blanks.
If you have not already placed your orders for new prescription blanks, do so immediately. Do not delay; order your new prescription blanks today. A list of approved printer vendors is available on the Division's website at http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/njpb.
The new prescription blanks are being accepted. Prescriptions written on or before September 19, 2014 on the old prescription blanks will also be accepted. Effective September 20, 2014, new prescription blanks must be used.
Note: Patient prescriptions originally written on or before September 19, 2014 will be filled at a New Jersey pharmacy pursuant to the guidelines set forth in N.J.A.C. 13:39-7.3 for non-Controlled Dangerous Substances (non-CDS) and N.J.A.C. 13:45H-7.5 for Controlled Dangerous Substances (CDS).
Renewal Advisory: Nurses whose licenses expire on May 31, 2014, and who renew their licenses as "inactive" or select "inactive" in error, hold valid licenses and are eligible to work through May 31, 2014. Facilities may request that such nurses produce their licenses showing their eligibility to work during the period June 1, 2012 through May 31, 2014. Facilities may also contact the Board of Nursing directly at (973) 504-6430 or (973) 273-8001 for further information.
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