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Mission

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.

About Us

Learn more about The BoardOur staff, and Meetings & Agenda.  Find out what we do and how we do it.

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IBON Online Services

Online services include license inquiries, renewals, address and education updates and ordering rosters.

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Iowa Law & Administrative Rules

Read Iowa Laws and Administrative rules for Nursing (Chapter 655).

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Nursing Workforce

The Iowa Center for Nursing Workforce is a subscriber/member of The National Forum of State Nursing Workforce Centers.

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What's New

Review this section for up-to-date announcements from the Board of Nursing.

IBON Launches a New Website Look

IBON Executive Director, Kathy Weinberg, announced the launch of the new website design on March 25, 2015.

100 Great Iowa Nurses - Class of 2015 Announced

The 100 Great Iowa Nurses - Class of 2015 was announced on March 2, 2015. See the greatnurses.org website for details about the recipients, and to learn about tickets to their awards ceremony on May 3rd. Congratulations to these individuals who contribute much to the field of nursing!

Fluoroscopy Audit Process for ARNPs Began January 12, 2015

The licensure audit process was updated for Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners (ARNPs), effective January 12, 2015.  Read the new process here: Fluoroscopy Audit Process

Fees & Rosters

Licensing fees for Licensed Practical Nurses, Registered Nurses and Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners.

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Reports

NCSBN/Other State Boards

Information about NCSBNNursys, QuickConfirm licensure verification and other boards of nursing.

Other Boards

Nursing Newsletter

The Nursing Newsletter is the official means to disseminate information to licensees, including changes to Iowa law, rules, procedures, and requirements.