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NCSBN is a not-for-profit organization whose members include the boards of nursing in the 50 states, the District of Columbia and four U.S. territories.

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NCSBN Publishes Findings from Survey of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses with Collaborative Practice Agreements

Posted 2/6/2019
NCSBN conducted a survey of advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) to determine the economic burden and practice restrictions placed on them by state laws. The survey findings were published in the January 2019 issue of the Journal of Nursing Regulation
Feature

Groundbreaking, Comprehensive, Vital: The National Nursing Guidelines for Medical Marijuana

Posted 1/15/2019
Because of rapid and sweeping changes in societal attitudes toward marijuana, and the increasing use and legalization of medical and recreational marijuana, in 2017 the NCSBN Board of Directors formed and appointed members to the NCSBN Marijuana Regulatory Guidelines Committee. Read about the groundbreaking body of work the committee has produced.