30 Oct 2015
The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia’s (the NMBA) revised registration standards for registered nurses, midwives and enrolled nurses were approved by the Australian Health Workforce Ministerial Council on 27 August 2015.
The revised registration standards1 are for:
Commencement dates for the all the standards will be 1 June 2016 to align with the registration renewal period and replace the existing standards.
Please refer to the AHPRA Registration Standards page for more information.
The standards will be published on 1 February 2016 and further information will be available on the NMBA website.
The standards were revised after a scheduled review, which included a public consultation. National Boards today published consultation reports providing a summary of the consultation process, rationale for any changes and proposed way forward, including areas where further work is planned. The submissions to the public consultation will be published on the NMBA’s website.
The following additional resources about the revised standards are available on the AHPRA website.
1Registration standards define the requirements that applicants and registrants in the regulated professions need to meet to be registered.