Iowa nurses and healthcare professionals are encouraged to use the resources provided by the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to access the most up-to-date information about Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The current proclamation ends October 17, 2021. See Emergency License information by clicking below.
The Iowa Nurse Assistance Program (INAP) is offered by the Iowa Board of Nursing (IBON). INAP is a resource for individual nurses who are impaired due to substance use or by any mental or physical condition.
The Iowa Center for Nursing Workforce exists to address nursing workforce challenges in the areas of supply, demand and education, to ensure an adequate supply of qualified nurses to achieve population health in Iowa.