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News Alzheimer's Training Notice

11/04/2019
  • Board of Registration in Nursing
  • Board of Registration of Physician Assistants

Pursuant to chapter 220 of the acts of 2018, as of November 7, 2018, applicants for initial licensure must complete a one-time course of training and education in the diagnosis, treatment and care of patients with cognitive impairments, including, but not limited to, Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.  

There is no prescribed course or number of education hours for this this training.  If you received any training or education in your academic nursing program, through professional staff development, conferences, seminars or continuing education in the diagnosis, treatment and care of patients with cognitive impairments including but not limited to, Alzheimer’s disease and dementia at any time then you meet the requirements of the training.  You must complete this requirement by November 7, 2022.

 

Licensees applying to renew a license must complete the required course by November 7, 2022.

Board of Registration in Nursing 

Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (Board) protects the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of the Commonwealth through the fair and consistent application of the statutes and regulations that govern nursing practice and nursing education.
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