What You Need to Know About Nursing Licensure and Boards of Nursing

From
Communications Library
Publish Date
2011
Topic
Consumer Outreach
Description

This brochure explains the importance of nurse licensure, including:

  • Why nurses are required to be licensed
  • How BONs safeguard the public by evaluating, issuing and renewing nurse licenses
  • How the nurse practice act (NPA) is implemented
  • Why disciplinary actions are taken against nurses who violate the NPA