Defending Your License: Strategies for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs)

The presentation will focus on providing strategies for advanced practice nurses to defend their professional license.

When: November 26, 2019

Time: 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET


The Board of Nursing’s (BON) view is that licensure is a privilege, not a right. What many advanced practice nurses fail to understand is that the BON is tasked to protect the public, not the nurse. The presentation will focus on providing strategies for advanced practice nurses to defend their professional license.  A general overview of the way advanced practice nurses can become involved in the legal system will be expanded to discuss the disciplinary process, role of advanced practice nurse boards and duties, responsibilities and rights of advanced practice nurses in the process.


  • Compare the roles and authority of State Boards of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses and regulatory agencies.
  • Describe the license disciplinary process and potential outcomes.
  • Identify tools that APRNs can use to protect their licenses.

Speaker Information:

  • Jennifer Flynn, CPHRM, Risk Manager, Nurses Service Organization (NSO)
  • Susan A. Wagener, BSN, JD, HeplerBroom, LLC

In order to earn CE credit for this event: Participants must (1) register, (2) attend the entire live event on 11/26/19 at 2pm ET, and (3) complete the post event survey evaluation. Only those who meet these requirements will be issued a certificate of completion. It is the responsibility of the participant to make accommodations for time zone. Continuing education credit is only available for those who attend the live event.


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