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Kathleen R. Weinberg, MSN, RN, Executive Director
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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. 

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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.   

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

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