Board of Nursing Home Administrators

The Board Administrative Office may be reached by phone at 615-532-5090 or by email at to discuss application requirements and/or to request an application checklist and instructions.

APPLICATION DEADLINES: Applications must be received by the Board Administrative Office - complete and in good order with no deficiencies - by the stated deadlines to be eligible for review by the Board at that meeting. Any applications received, but with remaining deficiencies as of close of business on the stated deadline, will be set over for consideration at the next meeting thereafter, once all deficiencies for an open application are resolved.

  • Board Meeting Date: 03/04/2024, Application Completion Deadline: 02/16/2024
  • Board Meeting Date: 06/10/2024, Application Completion Deadline: 05/24/2024
  • Board Meeting Date: 08/05/2024, Application Completion Deadline: 07/19/2024
  • Board Meeting Date: 11/18/2024, Application Completion Deadline: 11/01/2024

It is recommended that you contat the Board Administrative Office by email at or by phone at 615-532-5090 prior to applying, for assistance in determining the appropriate application pathway based upon your qualifications.


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