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Rules and Regulations


  • Chapter 1            General Provisions       
  • Chapter 2           Licensure/Certification  
  • Chapter 3       Standard of Nursing Practice 
  • Chapter 4           Advanced Practitioners of Nursing (Rescinded, all information incormporated into existing Chapters)  
  • Chapter 5          Fees 
  • Chapter 6          Standard for Nursing Education Programs        
  • Chapter 7            Certified Nursing Assistants (Rescinded, All information incorporated into existing Chapters) 
  • Chapter 8          Procedure for Application, Licensure and Disciplinary Matters 
  • Chapter 9          Delegation and Assignment (Recinded, All information incorporated into existing Chapters)

The Wyoming State Board of Nursing proposes to amend Chapter 2 -Licensure/Certification Requirements and Chapter 5 - Fees. The revisions in Chapters 2 and 5 are intended to reflect language recently enacted in the Nurse Practice Act, including the enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Compact. The amendments also add an incorporation by reference for producing public records, add fees to cover additional operations expenses, and update licensure competencies to ensure public safety. The proposed amendments also add definitions specific to the chapters and restructure sections for clarity. Copies of the proposed amended rules may be viewed on the Board’s website at https://nursing-online.state.wy.us/Default.aspx, obtained by an email request to cynthia.labonde@wyo.gov or obtained by a written request addressed to the Wyoming State Board of Nursing, 130 Hobbs Ave., Suite B, Cheyenne, WY  82002 after September 26, 2017. Written comments may be submitted to the Board at the email or office address noted above on or before November 13, 2017.  
Notice of Intent Chapters 2&5 (2017)  
Statement of Reasons Chapter 2&5 (2017) 
Chapter 2 Crosswalk 
Chapter 2 Proposed (2017) 
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Chapter 5 Crosswalk 
Chapter 5 Proposed (2017) 
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NOTICE OF INTENT TO AMEND RULES

The Wyoming State Board of Nursing proposes to repeal Chapter 1, Wyoming Investment in Nursing Program (WYIN Program.) The Wyoming Community College Commission is the agency that has authority to promulgate rules for the WYIN Program, not the Board. Repealing these rules will not have an effect on the WYIN Program and is necessary to remove the rules from the Board of Nursing. Copies of the proposed repealed rules may be viewed on the Board’s website at https://nursing-online.state.wy.us/Default.aspx, obtained by an email request to cynthia.labonde@wyo.gov or obtained by a written request addressed to the Wyoming State Board of Nursing, 130 Hobbs Ave., Suite B, Cheyenne, WY  82002 after November 2, 2017. Written comments may be submitted to the Board at the email or office address noted above on or before December 20, 2017.   A public hearing will be held if requested by 25 persons, a governmental subdivision, or by an association having not less than 25 members. Requests for a public hearing may be addressed as indicated above. 



Statement of Principal Reasons

Chapter 1:Wyoming Investment in Nursing Program (WYIN Program)

The Wyoming State Board of Nursing is proposing to repeal Chapter 1, Wyoming Investment in Nursing Program (WYIN Program). The Wyoming Community College Commission is the agency that has authority to promulgate rules for the WYIN Program, not the Board. Repealing these rules will not have an effect on the WYIN Program and is necessary to remove the rules from the Board of Nursing.  


WYIN Rules Intent 

WYIN Rules SOR 

WYIN Rules Strike 

WYIN Rules  




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