Nursing, Board of

The Board of Nursing is created in Wis. Stat. § 15.405(7g) and has authority as outlined in Wis. Stat. ch. 441.


Members

The members of the Board of Nursing are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Legislature to serve 4-year terms. The Board consists of 5 Registered Nurse members, 2 Licensed Practical Nurse members and 2 public members. 

MemberOfficerMember TypeTerm Expiration
Krause, Sheryl A.ChairpersonRegistered Nurse Member7/1/2018
Kallio, Peter J.Vice ChairpersonRegistered Nurse Member7/1/2022
Nolan, LillianSecretaryPublic Member7/1/2019
Abegglen, Paul L.Registered Nurse Member7/1/2019
​Eklof, Jennifer​Licensed Practical Nurse Member​7/1/2021
​Dolatowski, Rosemary​Licensed Practical/Registered
Nurse Member
​7/1/2022
Houskamp, Elizabeth S.Registered Nurse Member7/1/2020
Skarlupka, LuannPublic Member7/1/2021
White, Pamela K.Registered Nurse Member7/1/2019

*Board members whose terms have expired may continue to serve until their successor is confirmed by the Senate.


Announcements



Effective October 13, 2018 the Board of Nursing promulgated Emergency Rules:

N 8 Relating to Advance Practice Nurse Prescribers Collaboration with Dentists
       



The Board of Nursing recently updated Wisconsin Administrative Code Chapter N1, which will be effective on September 1, 2018. The new rule updated the requirements for the approval process for schools of nursing. The updates addressed curriculum and clinical experiences including simulations.




Effective May 4, 2018 the Board of Nursing promulgated Emergency Rules:

N 2 and N9 Relating to the Nurse Licensure Compact



Effective December 11, 2017 Wisconsin joined the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC).


Frequently Asked Questions - Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact

The Interstate Commission of Nurse Licensure Compact Administrators - Final Rules



Effective January 12, 2017 the Board of Nursing released the following guidelines.


Board of Nursing Best Practices for Prescribing Controlled Substances Guidelines



Effective October 1, 2016 the N 8 Certification of Advanced Practice Nurse Prescribers Nursing Administrative Code chapter was updated.



Effective September 1, 2016 the following Nursing Administrative Code chapters were updated:

N 5 Renewal was repealed and recreated as Subchapter V in N 2

N 6 Standards of Practice for Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses




NTSB Information on Risk of Pilot Impairment




Last updated: 10/17/2018