Advanced Practice Registered Nursing


Advanced Practice Registered Nurses include the following categories:


Frequently Asked Questions

​Advisory Committees

Professional Associations:

Nurse Practitioner Association of Maryland, Inc.

Maryland Academy of Advanced Practice Clinicians

 ​As of January 27, 2012, you must provide your Social Security Number or Federal Tax Identification Number in order to process your application.  Applications received without SSN or Federal Tax ID are incomplete and may not be processed. ​

This is to comply with the following Federal and State laws:
  • Verification of identity with respect to final adverse actions related to your license or certificate (42 U.S.C. § 1320a-7e(b);
  • Administration of the Child Support Enforcement Program (Md. Family Law Code Ann., § 10-119.3); and,
  • Identification by the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation of new businesses in Maryland (Md. Health Occ. Code Ann., § 1-210).


Tax Benefit for Nurse Practitioner Preceptors

Nursing Education Webinar Series on Addressing the Opioid Crisis

August 31, 2016  - The American Association of Colleges of Nurses partnered with 24 national nursing organizations to offer an educational webinar series that addresses the nation's opioid epidemic. The free webinar series will serve as a resource for practicing nurses, faculty and students.

E-Mail The Board With Questions about Advanced Practice Applications, Certification, and Renewal 

updated 3/19/2020