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Indiana State Board of Nursing

COVID-19 Actions

Waiver of 848 IAC 5-1-1(a)(7)(F) for APRN Reviews: The Indiana State Board of Nursing has waived the requirements found in 848 IAC 5-1-1(a)(7)(F) which requires that an APRN provide descriptions of their prescribing practices to the collaborating physician within 7 days and shall include at least a 5% random sampling of charts and medications provided for patients. A copy of the order may be found HERE.

NCLEX Exams to Continue Testing in Limited Capacity: NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN Examinations testing will continue on a limited basis in large metropolitan areas around the U.S. and Canada. Following CDC guidelines for social distancing, NCLEX candidates and testing staff will be screened prior to the test. FAQs can be found on ncsbn.org . Candidates can schedule testing appointments at Pearsonvue.com/nclex.

Critical Fingerprinting: The following license types have been deemed critial by the Indiana Department of Administration and will be given priority for the purposes of getting fingerprinting completed.
License Types: RN, LPN, APRN, Nurse Midwives

PLA Remote Work: In response to COVID-19 and the impact it is having on the State of Indiana, the Professional Licensing Agency will have the majority of our staff working remotely in the coming weeks. While routine operations of the agency will continue, please note that there may be disruptions or delays in the processing of your requests. Please prioritize the usage of email to communicate with our staff whenever possible and scan any documents that need to be processed. We appreciate your patience and flexibility as we work best to protect our staff and serve Hoosiers in these ever-changing times.

Nurse Licensure Compact Information:

The Indiana State Board of Nursing is pleased to announce that on July 1, 2020, Indiana fully implemented the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC).

Nurses are now able to apply for their compact license in Indiana . The NLC allows for registered nurses and licensed practical nurses to have one license which will allow them to practice in both their home state and other states participating in the NLC.

For more information about the NLC and instructions on how to apply, please visit PLA's Nurse Licensure Compact page.

License Information

Licensed Practical Nurse
Registered Nurse
Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools
Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC)
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
Controlled Substance Registration (CSR)
Nurse Midwife
Collaborative Practice Agreement Cover Sheet- Updates or changes to agreements may be emailed to CPA2@pla.in.gov
Sample Collaborative Practice Agreement
Application for Indiana Controlled Substances Registration (CSR) for Practitioners
Criminal Background Check Information
Renewal Information
Renewal Documents
Verification of Out of State Licensure Form
Fee Schedule


Compliance Page
Continuing Education Requirements
Compliance Employer Report Form
Indiana Professionals Recovery Program (IPRP)


Nursing Education and Nursing Program Information
Program Closure Application Process - MedTech and ITT
Certificates of Completion:Date Standards
Nursing Focus Magazine

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National Council of State Boards of Nursing
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Consumer Information

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Staff Information

Indiana Professional Licensing Agency
Attn: Indiana State Board of Nursing
402 W. Washington Street, Room W072
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

Alyssa Servies, Board Director

Pre-Licensure Staff
Toby Snell, Assistant Director of Pre-Licensure
Lorrie Ruble, Customer Service Representative
Gulmira Idrisova, Customer Service Representative
MaryGrace Williams, Customer Service Representative
James Green, Customer Service Representative
Zoe Patterson, Customer Service Representative
Kayla Perkins, Customer Service Representative
Vacant, Customer Service Representative

Toni Herron, RN, Education Compliance Officer
Lisa Chapman, Litigation Coordinator
Rebecca Tinsley, Litigation Specialist
Ronika Turner, Compliance Officer
Ashlee Gentry, Compliance Office

Staff Phone: 317-234-2043
Staff Email: pla2@pla.in.gov