(225 ILCS 65/65-10) (was 225 ILCS 65/15-13)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
    Sec. 65-10. APRN license pending status.
    (a) A graduate of an advanced practice registered nursing program may practice in the State of Illinois in the role of certified clinical nurse specialist, certified nurse midwife, certified nurse practitioner, or certified registered nurse anesthetist for not longer than 6 months provided he or she submits all of the following:
        (1) An application for licensure as an advanced
practice registered nurse in Illinois and all fees established by rule.
        (2) Proof of an application to take the national
certification examination in the specialty.
        (3) Proof of completion of a graduate advanced
practice education program that allows the applicant to be eligible for national certification in a clinical advanced practice registered nursing specialty and that allows the applicant to be eligible for licensure in Illinois in the area of his or her specialty.
        (4) Proof that he or she is licensed in Illinois as a
registered professional nurse.
    (b) License pending status shall preclude delegation of prescriptive authority.
    (c) A graduate practicing in accordance with this Section must use the title "license pending certified clinical nurse specialist", "license pending certified nurse midwife", "license pending certified nurse practitioner", or "license pending certified registered nurse anesthetist", whichever is applicable.
(Source: P.A. 100-513, eff. 1-1-18.)