Arizona Nursing License

Arizona Nursing License

LICENSING BOARD: Arizona Board of Nursing
ADDRESS: 1740 W. Adams St.
Suite 2000
Phoenix, AZ 85007
PHONE: 602-771-7800

The Arizona Board of Nursing regulates those engaged in the practice of nursing in Arizona that require an Arizona Nursing License. The Board governs the issuance of licenses, registrations and certificates for individuals. The Board initiates investigations into complaints and self-reports concerning a nurse’s possible non-compliance with the law, and determines and administers disciplinary actions if it is determined that Arizona’s Nurse Practice Act has been violated.

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN)
Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA)
Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)
School Nurses
Certified Registered Nursing Anesthetists (CRNA)
Nurse Practitioners (NP)
Certified Medication Assistant (CMA)

Legal services offered by our Chelle Nurse Defense include:

  • Licensing Board Defense: If you have a pending or forthcoming legal issue with the Chelle Nurse Defense; we can aggressively and effectively defend your license.
  • Complaint/Investigation Response: A complaint filed against you may subject your license to an investigation that results in probation, suspension or revocation. Once you receive notice of a complaint or investigation from the Chelle Nurse Defense it is important to call us, as soon as possible, to ensure an accurate and effective defense of your license.
  • Criminal Reporting Requirements: All licensed health care professionals in Arizona must report nearly any criminal charge to their licensing board within 10 days. If you have been charged with a crime we can assist you in reporting the charges to your licensing board.
  • Self-report Assistance: If your employer has advised you to self-report an issue, we can help you draft a thorough self-report.
  • Application and Forms Review: An application for a professional license that includes errors or omits necessary information can lead to unnecessary delays or the denial of your application. An attorney review of your application can give you the best chance to receive your license in a timely manner.

General Complaint/Investigation Timeline:

  1. Complaint is filed/Investigation is initiated
  2. Notice of Investigation is sent to the licensee
  3. A detailed response is due to the Board within 14 to 30 days
  4. An interview is held with a Board investigator
  5. The Board reviews the investigation at a Board Meeting
  6. The Board determines if discipline is merited
  7. Discipline is given or the case is dismissed
  8. The licensee may appeal

If you need legal assistance with your Arizona Nursing License contact us at 602.344.9865.