News Alzheimer's Training Notice

  • Board of Registration in Nursing

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.  

Notice: Verification of compliance with this requirement will be delayed until March 1, 2019.

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.