The mission of the board is to protect the public health, safety and welfare by regulating the licensure of nurses, the practice of nurses, nursing education and continuing education.
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Board staff is committed to assisting applicants with their initial application process, and professional nurses with their licensure renewal needs. Our goal is to process all applications in a timely manner.
NCSBN - National Council of State Boards of Nursing
The following link directs you to the NCSBN website where a video is located "The Role of Boards of Nursing" as seen on CBS. Additional consumer information is also provided at this site.
The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) and The National Forum of State Nursing Workforce Centers is conducting the 2015 National Nursing Workforce Survey. This is a nationally randomized survey that will be sent to 260,000 nurses chosen from the approximately 4.5 million nurses in the United States. Your response on the survey will provide information that is critical to ensuring an adequate workforce and high quality patient care. If you receive the survey consider participating, as your responses will contribute to a national study.
The 100 Great Iowa Nurses - Class of 2015 was announced on March 2, 2015. See the website: greatnurses.org for details about the 2015 recipients. Congratulations to these individuals who have contributed much to the field of nursing!