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 Iowa Board of Nursing office will be closed on Monday, May 25, 2015, in observance of the Memorial Day state holiday. We will resume normal office hours on Tuesday, May 26th, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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!