The Board of Nursing is created in
Wis. Stat. § 15.405(7g) and has authority as outlined in
Wis. Stat. ch. 441.
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.
|Member||Officer||Member Type||Term Expiration|
|Krause, Sheryl A.||Chairperson||Registered Nurse Member||7/1/2018|
|Kallio, Peter J.||Vice Chairperson||Registered Nurse Member||7/1/2018|
|Nolan, Lillian||Secretary||Public Member||7/1/2019|
|Abegglen, Paul L.||Registered Nurse Member||7/1/2019|
|Eklof, Jennifer||||Licensed Practical Nurse Member||7/1/2021|
|Houskamp, Elizabeth S.||Registered Nurse Member||7/1/2020|
|Skarlupka, Luann||Public Member||7/1/2021|
|Streeter, Cheryl A.||Licensed Practical Nurse Member||7/1/2018|
|White, Pamela K.||Registered Nurse Member||7/1/2019|
*Board members whose terms have expired may continue to serve until their successor is confirmed by the Senate.
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 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N 5 Renewal was repealed and recreated as Subchapter V in N 2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
Effective August 1, 2014 the following Nursing Administrative Code chapters were repealed and re-created:
N1 – Relating to the school approval process
N2 – Relating to applications and licensure
N7 – Relating to Unprofessional Conduct
N9 – Relating to the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC)
Last updated: 8/27/2018