There are many paths to becoming a nurse in Montana. The path you take will mostly depend upon the type of nurse you’d like to become and your current or prospective level of education. The higher your level of education, the more opportunities you’ll have to choose where and how you pursue your career in nursing.
In addition to nursing salaries in Montana, you’ll find information on acquiring and maintaining several types of Montana nursing licensure. We’re constantly making updates, but with the speed of change in the healthcare sphere it’s difficult to stay current.If you have any comments or suggestions for our information on nursing in Montana, please email us at email@example.com!
According to the Montana Board of Nursing - Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - Prescribing Practices, APRNs may apply for prescriptive authority where Schedule II controlled substances in an emergency situation. A $100 application fee is required. A three semester graduate course each in advanced pharmacology, differential diagnosis and disease management, and supervised clinical practice with pharmacological intervention are required. A $75 renewal fee is due December 31 of every even year.
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) in Montana
APRNs in Montana include certified nurse practitioner (CNP), certified nurse midwife (CNM), certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA), and clinical nurse specialist (CNS).
Education: Accredited graduate-level advanced nursing program
Examination: Varies for Different Certifications
$75 Application Fee
Certification Examination Fee (Varies for Different Certifications)
Certification Required: National Certification in Advanced Nursing Specialty
Additional Information: An Active Montana Registered Nurse License Is Required for Application.
Renewal: Renewal fee is $50 per APRN specialty endorsement. Advanced practice nurses must complete 24 contact hours of continuing education during each two-year license renewal period. The majority of contact hours must be in the area of the individual’s specialized certification plus 12 contact hours of continuing education in pharmacology, pharmacotherapeutics, and/or clinical management of drug therapy if they have prescriptive authority.