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Licensure Mobility Considerations for Professional Regulators (AUS)

Licensure Mobility Considerations for Professional Regulators (AUS)

Tuesday, March 21, 2023
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM (EDT)


Event Details

This offering of the webinar takes place March 21 at 4:00-5:30 pm EDT / March 22 at 7:00-8:30 am AEDT.

Sponsored by Tyler Technologies


This session discusses two methods for increasing licensure mobility across jurisdictional boundaries: interstate compacts and streamlined applications for license recognition.

Interstate Compacts: Occupational licensure reform was common before the pandemic, but this public health emergency clearly demonstrated the need for practitioner mobility and licensure portability. In the US, starting about seven years ago and continuing today, we have seen the arrival of additional interstate licensure compacts for healthcare disciplines. Nevertheless, the concept of an interstate compact for the licensure of specific disciplines brings about many questions from licensees, stakeholders and regulators alike. How does one start an interstate licensure compact? Who is responsible? Who pays for it? What are the pros and cons? These and other questions will be discussed in the session.

Streamlined Applications for License Recognition: Increasing mobility as borders, both internationally and locally, become more porous has been a priority for many jurisdictions. One challenge all jurisdictions have struggled with is how to ensure that their mission to protect the public from potential harm is not compromised along the way to reducing barriers. Utah’s approach has been to adopt the view that if a licensee has demonstrated safe practice in one state or territory of the United States, they will likely be able to work safely within the same scope of practice in Utah, regardless of the specific licensure qualifications in another jurisdiction. This effort and these issues will be discussed in the session.

Jim Puente, Director, Nurse Licensure Compact, National Council of State Boards of Nursing

Mark Steinagel, Division Director, Utah Department of Commerce

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Stephanie Thompson
Stephanie Thompson
Content Coordinator

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