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  • Model Acts

    Uniform Licensure Requirements Uniform Licensure Requirements (ULRs) are the essential prerequisites for initial, endorsement, renewal and reinstatement licensure needed across every NCSBN jurisdiction to ensure the safe and competent practice...

  • ORBS

    Member board staff can setup automatic notifications and reminders to nurses Member boards can setup notifications, reminders or alerts for internal staff Applicants and nurses can manage their initial and renewal applications online, submit...

  • New Nurses: Key Issues

    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 Download Publication...

  • Reducing Barriers and Filling a Need: Nevada and the US as a Whole would Benefit from the NLC

    win with faster hiring. Nurses would win because they wouldn’t have to wait to start their employment, and application and license renewal costs would be reduced. Collaboration with the other compact states would make a statement about Nevada -- we...

  • Long-Term Succession Plan

    and Key Events, should be prepared at the beginning of each year to ascertain the functions important to the NRB. This should include the following: board meetings, committee meetings, legislative session, key NCSBN meetings, renewal periods, board...

  • NLC FAQs

    renewing the Arizona driver’s license, the nurse obtains a Colorado driver’s license. Because a Colorado driver’s license is only issued to a Colorado resident, the nurse has now become a Colorado resident unintentionally. Nurses must be careful not to take...

  • NLC FAQs

    is practicing in Colorado, her Arizona driver’s license expires.  Rather than renewing the Arizona driver’s license, the nurse obtains a Colorado driver’s license. Because a Colorado driver’s license is only issued to a Colorado resident, the nurse has now...

  • Communications Library

    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...

  • Video Library

    Nursys e-Notify for Nurses e-Notify for nurses is a free of charge innovative nurse licensure notification system. The system helps nurses track their license and discipline statuses and provides license renewal...

  • Research Library

    is to assess the prevalence of excessive work hours among College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia registrants as reported during their licensure renewal as well as the factors associated with excessive hours, including age, sex, Canadian or foreign...