201 KAR 20:085. Licensure periods and miscellaneous requirements.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS 314.041, 314.051, 314.071, 314.073

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 314.071, 314.131

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 314.071 requires the board to establish licensure periods for licenses issued by the board. This administrative regulation establishes the licensure periods. It also establishes miscellaneous requirements.

 

      Section 1. (1) A nursing license or credential issued during the first six (6) months of a licensure period shall expire at the end (October 31) of the current licensure period.

      (2) A nursing license or credential issued during the last six (6) months of a licensure period shall expire at the end (October 31) of the succeeding licensure period.

 

      Section 2. Licensure Periods. (1) The licensure period for all licenses and credentials, except for provisional, inactive, and retired status licenses, shall be for one (1) year beginning on November 1.

 

      Section 3. For the purposes of the practice of nursing, a nurse shall use the name under which he or she is licensed with the board of nursing. (9 Ky.R. 289; eff. 9-8-82; Am. 11 Ky.R. 1623; eff. 6-4-85; 21 Ky.R. 1748; eff. 2-15-95; 31 Ky.R. 794; 1056; eff. 1-4-2005; 38 Ky.R. 1185; 1437; eff. 2-15-12; 39 Ky.R. 2196 eff. 7-17-13.)