PUBLIC HEALTH CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 368 of 1978
333.17221 Michigan board of nursing; creation; number and qualifications of members; terms.
(1) The Michigan board of nursing is created in the department and shall consist of the following 23 voting members who shall meet the requirements of part 161: 9 registered professional nurses, 1 nurse midwife, 1 nurse anesthetist, 1 nurse practitioner, 3 licensed practical nurses, and 8 public members. Three of the registered professional nurse members shall be engaged in nursing education, 1 of whom shall be in less than a baccalaureate program, 1 in a baccalaureate or higher program and 1 in a licensed practical nurse program and each of whom shall have a master's degree from an accredited college with a major in nursing. Three of the registered professional nurse members shall be engaged in nursing practice or nursing administration, each of whom shall have a baccalaureate degree in nursing from an accredited college. Three of the registered professional nurse members shall be engaged in nursing practice or nursing administration, each of whom shall be a nonbaccalaureate registered nurse. The 3 licensed practical nurse members shall have graduated from a state approved program for the preparation of individuals to practice as licensed practical nurses. The nurse midwife, the nurse anesthetist, and the nurse practitioner shall each have a specialty certification issued by the department in his or her respective specialty field.
(2) The terms of office of individual members of the board created under this part, except those appointed to fill vacancies, expire 4 years after appointment on June 30 of the year in which the term expires.
History: 1978, Act 368, Eff. Sept. 30, 1978
Am. 1978, Act 625, Imd. Eff. Jan. 6, 1979
Am. 1989, Act 201, Imd. Eff. Oct. 23, 1989
Am. 1993, Act 79, Eff. Apr. 1, 1994
Am. 2006, Act 409, Imd. Eff. Sept. 29, 2006
Popular Name: Act 368
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