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

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
Publish Date
2011
Topic
Board of Nursing, Consumers, Licensure
From
Communications Library
Type
Publication