State and Territorial Boards of Nursing: What Every Nurse Needs to Know

From
Communications Library
Publish Date
2011
Category
Practice and Education
Topic
Board of Nursing, Practice, Registered Nurses (RNs)
Description

This brochure offers nurses an explanation of what boards of nursing (BONs) do for the profession and those who work in it. This brochure provides information regarding:

  • A BON's investigation into violations of a state's nurse practice act (NPA)
  • The process for filing a complaint against a nurse who has exhibited unsafe, negligent or incompetent behavior
  • What a nurse can expect while their complaint is being investigated