PROFESSIONS, VOCATIONS, AND BUSINESSES
54-1410. Nurse emeritus license. (1) Any licensee in good standing, who desires to retire for any length of time from the practice of nursing in this state, shall submit a request in writing, surrender the current license, and pay the required fee; thereafter the current license shall be placed on inactive status and an emeritus status license issued.
(2) Fees are nonrefundable and cannot be prorated.
(3) An emeritus status license does not entitle the holder to practice nursing in the state of Idaho, except that:
(a) A registered nurse with an emeritus status license may use the title "registered nurse," or the abbreviation "RN"; and
(b) A practical nurse with an emeritus status license may use the title "licensed practical nurse," or the abbreviation "LPN"; and
(c) An advanced practice registered nurse with an emeritus status license may use an appropriate title or designation as set forth in section 54-1402(1), Idaho Code.
(4) The board may reinstate a license with emeritus status to a license with active status upon payment of the required reinstatement fee, submission of a satisfactory reinstatement application and proof of current competency to practice.
(5) When disciplinary proceedings have been initiated against a licensee with emeritus status, the license shall not be reinstated until the proceedings have been completed.
[54-1410, added 2002, ch. 80, sec. 5, p. 180; am. 2012, ch. 142, sec. 6, p. 375; am. 2017, ch. 55, sec. 1, p. 85.]