COVID 19 Emergency Measures


Temporary permits, free of charge, are available to former certified nurse aides and nurses under certain conditions. Available through your nurse portal.

4.16.2020 APRN Certification Extension/Waiver Policies

4.7.2020 COVID 19 Temporary Permits

3.17.2020 Emergency Staffing Memo

To verify a CNA; websites from out of state

3.23.2020 To obtain fingerprints for the required Criminal Background Check for all nursing applications, the applicant will need to be healthy, call local law enforcement for an appointment time, answer screening questions, and wear masks for the process. See memo to the Wyoming Association of Sheriffs and Chiefs of Police which was sent on candidates' behalf.

3.18.2020 Due to the declared State of emergency, WSBN is extending graduate temporary permits for licensure or certification exam applicants until national exams are again available. We will return to normal timeframes beginning August 1, 2020 [ie. 90 & 120 days]

Email the Licensing Department through your nurse portal account for additional questions


The Board of Nursing has issued new guidelines among all levels of nursing practice.

4.7.2020 COVID 19 Emergency Nursing Practice

3.31.2020 Infection Control

3.31.2020 Telehealth: Nursing and Electronic Care Delivery (Telehealth Standards)

3.31.2020 Emergency Direct Care Worker

N95 Mask Decontamination Resources

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The Board of Nursing has issued new guidelines relating to nursing education and nurse aide students attending clinical experiences.

4.7.2020 COVID 19 Education

NCLEX Testing is available in Casper

CNA Testing is available throughout the state

The National Council of State Boards of Nursing Policy Brief

FAQs for NCLEX Candidates

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Compliance & Discipline

3.30.2020 Drug Enforcement Memo

Stay Safe! Practice Social Distancing and Good Hand Hygiene!