Wisconsin State Statutes 440.08 (2), the required renewal date for the Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber credential is 09/30/even years.
Must Provide evidence of holding a current license to practice as a professional nurse in this state or has a current license to practice professional nursing in another state which has adopted the nurse licensure compact.
Please Note: Applicants may apply for the Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber (APNP) certification and the Registered Nurse (RN) license simultaneously.
Pre-Credential Education Information
Must be certified by a national certifying body approved by the Board as a nurse practitioner, certified nurse-midwife, certified registered nurse anesthetist or clinical nurse specialist.
For applicants who receive national certification as a nurse practitioner, certified nurse-midwife, certified registered nurse anesthetist or clinical nurse specialist after July 1, 1998, the registered nurse must hold a master's or doctoral degree in nursing or a related health field granted by a college or university accredited by a regional accrediting agency approved by the board of education in the state in which the college or university is located. See Form #2923 for Board-Approved Certifying Bodies (Form #2923)
An applicant must complete and submit proof of at least 45 contact hours in clinical pharmacology/therapeutics including title of course, number of pharmacology hours per course and date of completion (a photocopy of the page of a transcript that contains the 3 credit course is acceptable). This must be completed within 5 years preceding the date of application for the certificate.
Application for Licensure
2124||Application for Certification As an Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber|
|2151||Important Application Information for Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber|
2157||Certification Form for Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber Who Do Not Carry Personal Liability Insurance Coverage (Complete this form if you do not carry personal liability insurance coverage.)|
2367||Certification of Master's or Doctoral Degree|
2829||Malpractice Suits or Claims Form (if applicable)|
2252||Convictions and Pending Charges|
3071||Fax Payment Form|