The boards of nursing (BONs) that comprise NCSBN protect the public's health and welfare by assuring that safe and competent nursing care is provided by licensed nurses. BONs achieve this mission by outlining the standards for safe nursing care and issuing licenses to practice nursing.
Published Date: 2014 Topic: Practice and Education
The NCSBN Model Act and Rules are exemplary legislation that can be adopted by a BON. The current Model Act & Rules were developed by a NCSBN committee, approved by the Delegate Assembly in 2012 and updated in 2014.