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Notice to graduates of Radians College Nursing Program:

Please be advised that on June 30, 2020, the Maryland Board of Nursing reviewed documentation regarding the Radians College Nursing Program, an RN and LPN education program formerly located at 1025 Vermont Avenue, Suite 200, Washington, DC (a closed nursing program, no longer in operation), and determined that Radians College Nursing Program is NOT substantially equivalent to the RN and PN education programs approved in Maryland. As a result, graduates of Radians College Nursing Program’s RN and PN education programs DOES NOT meet minimum qualifications for full RN and PN licensure in Maryland.​


From the Secretary of Health 7.2.2020

Amended Order summary:

  • Expands COVID-19 testing to any individual who believes it necessary. Healthcare providers are required to order the COVID-19 test on demand. (Note: out-of-pocket expenses may apply if the test is not covered by a health plan.)
  • Out of state travelers to Marylander or Marylanders returning to the state should get tested for COVID.
  • Includes assisted living staff in serial re-testing.
  • Makes it clear that anyone violating this order is subject to administrative and criminal sanctions.

Notice to graduates of Capscare cademy for Health Care Education nursing education program:

The Maryland Board of Nursing reviewed documentation submitted by Capscare Academy for Health Care Education and determined that it is NOT substantially equivalent to the RN education program approved in Maryland.

Graduates of Capscare Academy for Health Care Education’s RN education program DO NOT​ meet minimum qualifications for full RN licensure in Maryland at this time.​​


  Board of Nursing Vacancy Announcement.  Board membership has vacancies for Baccalaureate Nurse Educator, Licensed Practical Nurse and Practical Nurse Educator positions.  ​Applications will be accepted until filled.​ 

Updated 6/17/2020

OCR Announces Notification of Enforcement Discretion for Telehealth Remote Communications During the COVID-19 Nationwide Public Health Emergency

Effective March 12, 2020, the Maryland Board of Nursing's office is closed to the public per Governor Hogan's Executive Order. The Board is accepting electronic applications only and supportive documentation via e-mail at this time. Please use these email addresses to contact the Board with your question or concern. Thank you in advance for your cooperation during this crisis.

Maryland Department of Health - Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Information
Coronavirus Frequently Asked Questions
All RNs, LPNs, APRNs with Compact privileges and CNAs whose license or certificate expires in March and April of 2020 must obtain a CHRC in addition to processing an online renewal. The tracking identification number must be entered onto the application in order for the renewal application to process. Please note: Upon completion of the online renewal application, transaction receipt is only the beginning step of the renewal process and not the actual renewal.

Click below to view some recently added Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):
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