While waiting to complete NP registration requirements, nurse practitioner graduates may submit an application for a graduate nurse practitioner (GNP) permit so that they may engage in the full scope of nurse practitioner practice within the parameters of the practice context. GNP applicants:
GNP permits have the following conditions:
GNPs hold two practice permits and are required to ensure both permits are active:
If the RN permit expires, the GNP permit is no longer valid. If the GNP permit expires, only the RN permit is in effect and you can no longer engage in the additional restricted activities authorized for NPs.