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 Department of Public Health, Bureau of Health Statistics announced a quarterly newsletter that will be emailed to Iowa's Nurse Practitioners and other providers who certify death records. The newsletter is about the Iowa Vital Events System (IVES) and is intended to assist providers with accurately entering death records in a timely manner.