Featured News

NCSBN Launches NCLEX Practice Exam

Posted 11/6/2018

NCSBN has launched the NCLEX Practice Exam (NPE) that provides candidates in the U.S. and Canada preparing to take NCLEX Examinations with an experience that is similar to the look and the feel of the actual test.

Policy Briefing

Student Loan Default and State Licensing Board Discipline

Posted 3/4/2019
NCSBN issues letter of support for the Protecting JOBs Act, which would prevent states from disciplining licensees purely due to their failure to make student loan payments.
News Release

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.
Policy Briefing

White House Health Care Report Addresses Scope of Practice, Worker Mobility, and Telehealth

Posted 1/10/2019
On December 3, 2018, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Department of the Treasury, and the Department of Labor released a report entitled, Reforming America’s Healthcare System through Choice and Competition.