Iowa Board of Nursing

Kathleen R. Weinberg, MSN, RN, Executive Director
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Coronavirus - (COVID-19) Information

COVID-19 Virus likenessIowa 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).  See Emergency License information by clicking below

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News You Can Use

Up-to-date announcements from the Board of Nursing.

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IBON Online Services

Licensing applications for all license types (RNs, LPNs and ARNPs), Renewals, Address Changes, Employment Updates, Discipline Documents (Wallet cards are no longer issued.)

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

FAQs are listed by topic area.

  • ARNP New License and Renewal 
  • Criminal History 
  • Enforcement 
  • Licensure by Endorsement
  • Licensure by Examination
  • Licensure
  • Licensure for Foreign Graduates

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Iowa Nurse Assistance Program

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.   

INAP Information

Iowa Center for Nursing Workforce

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. 

Nursing Workforce Info

Contact Us

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Specialty Area Contacts

Iowa Board of Nursing
400 SW 8th Street
Suite B
Des Moines, IA  50309

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Printed from the Iowa Board of Nursing website on May 24, 2020 at 6:23pm.