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Please Read - Important Announcement from Alabama Board of Nursing

Posted over 5 years ago by Richard Brown

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TO SUBSCRIBERS OF ABN LIST SERVS 

The Alabama Board of Nursing is conducting public hearings in seven locations around the State of Alabama beginning September 7 and ending October 9, 2012. The locations are attached and include links to maps.  Also attached is a bill that was introduced last legislative session with a list of questions the Board would like attendees to address. While the issue is about CRNPs and CNMs prescribing controlled substances, schedules III-V, the Board of Medical Examiners insists the only way that will happen is if they issue the controlled substance certificate and the CRNPs and CNMs are subject to the BME for regulation of controlled substances. 

The Board is interested in all opinions related to this issue. This is not a question and answer session with the Board. You are asked to review the bill and the accompanying questions and bring your opinion to the public hearing.  You will sign in and once your name is called, you’ll be asked to go to the podium and state your position. There will be a court reporter to take down all of the statements and that information will be made available to interested parties, including posting on our web site, when the public hearings are over. 

Your input is critical so the Board will have as much input as possible when the issue arises in the 2013 regular legislative session as it likely will. Thank you for your input and I encourage you to pass on information to your colleagues who may not be a subscriber to one of the Board’s list servs. Feel free to email me if you have questions. Hope to see you at a public hearing! 

N. Genell Lee, MSN, RN, JD
Executive Officer
Alabama Board of Nursing
P.O. Box 303900
Montgomery, AL  36130-3900
800-656-5318
334-293-5210
Fax:  334-293-5201
www.abn.alabama.gov

 

ALABAMA BOARD OF NURSING PUBLIC HEARINGS

CRNP/CNM AND PRESCRIBING OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES
Schedules III-V and Previous Legislation 

Mobile, Alabama
Friday, September 7, 3-6 pm
Springhill Medical Center’s Gerald Wallace Auditorium
3719 Dauphin Street (Behind the Hospital)
Hospital Map Here 

Decatur, Alabama
Friday, September 14, 2012, 9-12
Calhoun Community College, Health Sciences Building (# 2 on map)
Room 109, Large Lecture Hall
Directions Here
Campus Map Here 

Huntsville, Alabama
Friday, September 14, 2012, 3-6 pm
Huntsville Hospital Corporate University Dowdle Center 109 Governor’s Drive SW
Room 148—Auditorium
(corner of Governor’s Drive and Gallatin Street)
Contact Us 

Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Tuesday, September 25, 3-6 pm
Capstone College of Nursing Auditorium
650 University Blvd East (across from DCH Regional Medical Center)
U of A Map Here
(CCN is on far right—run your mouse over the dot and it will show you the building) 

Dothan, Alabama
Thursday, September 27, 2012 3-6 pm
Troy University-Dothan Sony Hall (Library Technology Building)
500 University Drive
Park in lot W-1
Campus Map Here 

Montgomery, Alabama
Friday, September 28, 2-5 pm
AUM School of Nursing Auditorium
106 Moore Hall
AUM Campus Directions
AUM Campus Map
(F on the campus map) 

Birmingham, Alabama
Tuesday, October 9, 10-12 noon, 2-5 pm (two different sessions)
Jefferson State Community College—Shelby Campus
4600 Valleydale Road
Click Here for Map