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 Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is pleased to invite providers, patients, and organization representatives to provide input on Draft CDC Opioid Prescribing Guidelines for Chronic Pain during a webinar presentation and discussion.
Wednesday September 16, 2015
2:30-4:00 PM EDT (1:30 to 3:00 PM CST)
Engaging Providers, Patients, and Organizations on Draft CDC Opioid Prescribing Guidelines for Chronic Pain
NOTE: The September meeting of the Iowa Board of Nursing will be held for two days only on Tuesday and Wednesday, September 22nd and 23rd. Typically, meetings are held Wednesday through Friday. PLEASE NOTE THIS CHANGE.
July 29, 2015 - The Iowa Center for Nursing Workforce/Iowa Board of Nursing released the Nursing Trends Report containing an overview of information about active nurse licensees and nursing education in Iowa. See the full report here: Trends in Nursing 2014