§ 21.261. Use of title; authorization to practice.
(a) A professional nurse who has satisfactorily met the requirements set forth in the act and this subchapter and holds current certification as a CRNP or whose certification is maintained on inactive status may use the designation CRNP.
(b) The Board will identify the specialty in which a CRNP is certified on the certification issued to the CRNP.
(c) Only an individual who holds current active certification may practice or offer to practice as a CRNP in this Commonwealth.
(d) A professional nurse may not practice or offer to practice as a CRNP in a specialty in this Commonwealth during the time the professional nurses certification in that specialty or the professional nurses RN license is inactive, lapsed or expired. A professional nurse may not practice or offer to practice as a CRNP in this Commonwealth if the professional nurses certification or RN license is revoked or suspended.
The provisions of this § 21.261 adopted July 22, 1977, effective July 23, 1977, 7 Pa.B. 2063; amended December 11, 2009, effective December 12, 2009, 39 Pa.B. 6994. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (335545).
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