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Latest News See All News /news/news.page ncsbn news t-navy [COVID-19, News Release, News Update, Nursys Update, NCLEX Update] [COVID-19, News Release, News Update, Nursys Update, NCLEX Update] [x-request-id] = [692d2f143c027ac1a27b02497a847291] [cdn-loop] = [google] [accept-language] = [en-US,en;q=0.5] [x-forwarded-for] = [10.1.49.8] [accept] = [text/html,application/xhtml+xml,application/xml;q=0.9,*/*;q=0.8] [via] = [1.1 google] [x-real-ip] = [127.0.0.1] [if-modified-since] = [Sat, 24 Sep 2022 23:48:17 GMT] [x-original-forwarded-for] = [34.231.21.105, 34.149.217.49] [x-cloud-trace-context] = [2d741710b0495da4a157887a16ed5763/11754874496768977974] [host] = [lsds] [connection] = [close] [x-scheme] = [https] [accept-encoding] = [gzip] [user-agent] = [CCBot/2.0 (https://commoncrawl.org/faq/)] about 2 en_US l70oliku /default/main/NCSBN true ncsbn/News manual 2022-09-20 16:34:09 /default/main/NCSBN/STAGING 2022-08-22 18:02:00 en_US templatedata/ncsbn/News/data/2022/ncsbn-elects-national-leadership-and-considers-new-business-with-its-members-at-its-2022-annual-meeting.xml templatedata/ncsbn/News/data/2022/ncsbn-elects-national-leadership-and-considers-new-business-with-its-members-at-its-2022-annual-meeting.xml /default/main/NCSBN/WORKAREA/default l70oliku 2022-08-22 18:02:00 l70oliku l70oliku templatedata/ncsbn/News/data/2022/ncsbn-elects-national-leadership-and-considers-new-business-with-its-members-at-its-2022-annual-meeting.xml l70oliku 2022-08-23 12:59:00 /default/main/NCSBN News Release l70oliku l70oliku 1663664894638 2022-09-20 16:34:09 /default/main/NCSBN/WORKAREA/default/templatedata/ncsbn/News/data/2022/ncsbn-elects-national-leadership-and-considers-new-business-with-its-members-at-its-2022-annual-meeting.xml ncsbn-elects-national-leadership-and-considers-new-business-with-its-members-at-its-2022-annual-meeting l70oliku l70oliku 1 NCSBN Elects National Leadership and Considers New Business with its Members at its 2022 Annual Meeting News Release 2022-08-23 12:59:00 /sites/ncsbn/news/news-releases.page /templatedata/ncsbn/Vertical-Navigation/data/news.xml <p>NCSBN met in Chicago Aug. 17-19, 2022, to consider pertinent association business with its members.&nbsp;</p> yes yes <p>CHICAGO &ndash; The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN),&nbsp;<a href="http://www.ncsbn.org/">www.ncsbn.org</a>, met in Chicago Aug. 17-19, 2022, to consider pertinent association business with its members.</p> <p>NCSBN Board of Directors President Jay Douglas, MSM, RN, CSAC, FRE, executive director, Virginia Board of Nursing, noted, &ldquo;NCSBN&rsquo;s 44th annual meeting, the first in hybrid format, offered an opportunity for nursing regulators to be inspired and energized by speakers, focus group participation and discussion surrounding Delegate Assembly actions focused on public protection. A key action was the adoption of the 2023-2025 Strategic Initiatives that take into consideration our recent turbulent times and will ensure NCSBN is fit for the future.&rdquo;</p> <p>Significant actions approved include:</p> <ul> <li>Approved the strategic initiatives for the years 2023&ndash;2025 and amendments to the narrative statements associated with NCSBN values.</li> <li>Approved the College of Registered Nurses of Saskatchewan (CRNS) and College of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CRNA) as Exam User Members of NCSBN.</li> <li>Approved the 2023 NCLEX-RN&reg; Test Plan and 2023 NCLEX-PN&reg; Test Plan.</li> </ul> <p>Elections to the Board of Directors:</p> <ul> <li><strong>President-Elect, </strong>Phyllis Johnson, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, executive director, Mississippi Board of Nursing</li> <li><strong>Director-at-Large, </strong>Lori Glenn, DNP, CNM, C-EFM, RN, board member, Michigan Board of Nursing</li> <li><strong>Director-at-Large, </strong>Tony Graham, CPM, chief operations officer, North Carolina Board of Nursing</li> <li><strong>Director-at-Large, </strong>Sue Tedford, MNSc, APRN, executive director, Arkansas State Board of Nursing</li> <li><strong>Director-at-Large, </strong>Carol Timmings, MEd, RN, acting executive director and chief executive officer, College of Nurses of Ontario</li> </ul> <p>NCSBN delegates also elected members of the Leadership Succession Committee (LSC):</p> <ul> <li><strong>Area II </strong>Tammy Buchholz, DNP, RN, CNE, FRE, associate director for education, North Dakota Board of Nursing</li> <li><strong>Area IV</strong> Linda Kmetz, PhD, MN, RN,chair, Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing</li> </ul> <p><strong>About NCSBN<br /></strong>Empowering and supporting nursing regulators across the world in their mandate to protect the public, NCSBN is an independent, not-for-profit organization. As a global leader in regulatory excellence, NCSBN champions regulatory solutions to borderless health care delivery, agile regulatory systems and nurses practicing to the full scope of their education, experience and expertise. A world leader in test development and administration, NCSBN&rsquo;s NCLEX<sup>&reg;</sup> Exams are internationally recognized as the preeminent nursing examinations.&nbsp;</p> <p>NCSBN&rsquo;s membership is comprised of the nursing regulatory bodies (NRBs) in the 50 states, the District of Columbia and four U.S. territories. There are five exam user members and 25 associate members that are either NRBs or empowered regulatory authorities from other countries or territories.&nbsp;</p> <p>The statements and opinions expressed are those of NCSBN and not individual members.</p> NCSBN Elects National Leadership and Considers New Business with its Members at its 2022 Annual Meeting The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) is a not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to provide an organization through which boards of nursing act and counsel together on matters of common interest and concern affecting the public health, safety and welfare, including the development of licensing examinations in nursing. FALSE yes en_US l6oiwwob /default/main/NCSBN true ncsbn/News manual 2022-09-20 16:34:09 /default/main/NCSBN/STAGING 2022-08-17 07:00:20 en_US templatedata/ncsbn/News/data/2022/ncsbn-award-ceremony-to-honor-outstanding-nurse-regulators.xml templatedata/ncsbn/News/data/2022/ncsbn-award-ceremony-to-honor-outstanding-nurse-regulators.xml /default/main/NCSBN/WORKAREA/default l6oiwwob 2022-08-17 07:00:20 l6oiwwob l6oiwwob templatedata/ncsbn/News/data/2022/ncsbn-award-ceremony-to-honor-outstanding-nurse-regulators.xml l6oiwwob 2022-06-10 12:49:00 /default/main/NCSBN News Release l6oiwwob l6oiwwob 1661191531910 2022-09-20 16:34:09 /default/main/NCSBN/WORKAREA/default/templatedata/ncsbn/News/data/2022/ncsbn-award-ceremony-to-honor-outstanding-nurse-regulators.xml ncsbn-award-ceremony-to-honor-outstanding-nurse-regulators-2022 l6oiwwob l6oiwwob 1 NCSBN Award Ceremony to Honor Outstanding Nurse Regulators News Release 2022-06-10 12:49:00 /sites/ncsbn/news/news-releases.page /templatedata/ncsbn/Vertical-Navigation/data/news.xml <p>NCSBN will recognize its dedicated and exceptional membership and guests at its annual awards ceremony during the NCSBN Annual Meeting and Delegate Assembly, held in Chicago, Aug. 17-19, 2022.</p> /images/ncsbn-awards-2022-360x240.png yes yes <p>CHICAGO &ndash;&ndash; NCSBN will recognize its dedicated and exceptional membership and guests at its annual awards ceremony during the NCSBN Annual Meeting and Delegate Assembly, held in Chicago, Aug. 17-19, 2022.</p> <p>Specific award recipients include:</p> <p><strong>Anne Coghlan</strong>, MScN, RN, former executive director and CEO, College of Nurses of Ontario, will be honored with the prestigious R. Louise McManus Award. Individuals receiving this award have made sustained and significant contributions through the highest commitment and dedication to the mission and vision of NCSBN.</p> <p><strong>Barbara Blozen</strong>, EdD, MA, RN-BC, CNL, board president, New Jersey Board of Nursing, will be given the Elaine Ellibee Award that is granted to a member who has served as a board president within the past two years and who has made significant contributions to NCSBN.</p> <p>The <strong>North Dakota Board of Nursing</strong> will be awarded the Regulatory Achievement Award that recognizes the member board or associate member that has made an identifiable, significant contribution to the mission and vision of NCSBN in promoting public policy related to the safe and effective practice of nursing in the interest of public welfare.</p> <p>In addition, service awards will be given to the following executive officers of nursing regulatory bodies (NRBs):</p> <p><strong>Five Years</strong></p> <p>Denise Bowen, MN, RN, executive director, Registered Nurses Association of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut</p> <p>Jeff Busjahn, nursing bureau manager, Utah State Board of Nursing</p> <p>Karen E.B. Evans, MSN, RN-BC, SD-CLTC, CLC, executive director, Maryland Board of Nursing</p> <p>Phyllis Polk Johnson, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, executive director, Mississippi Board of Nursing</p> <p>Carol Moody, MS, RN, NEA-BC, administrator, South Carolina Board of Nursing</p> <p>Carol Moreland, MSN, RN, executive administrator, Kansas State Board of Nursing</p> <p>Joy Peacock, MSc, RN, chief executive officer/registrar, College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta</p> <p>Kerry Ryan Przybylo, JD, manager, Boards and Committees Section, Michigan Board of Nursing</p> <p>Wanda Wadman, MN, RN, chief executive officer/registrar, College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador</p> <p><strong>10 Years</strong></p> <p>Lynn Ansardi, RN, executive director, Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners</p> <p>Cynthia Johansen, MAL, MSc, registrar/chief executive officer, British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives</p> <p>Suzanne Sullivan, JD, RN, executive secretary, New York State Board of Nursing</p> <div><strong>20 Years</strong></div> <div>Jay Douglas, MSM, RN, CSAC, FRE, executive director, Virginia Board of Nursing</div> <div><strong>2022 Centennial Award</strong></div> <div>College of Registered Nurses of Prince Edward Island</div> <p><strong>About NCSBN</strong></p> <p>Empowering and supporting nursing regulators across the world in their mandate to protect the public, NCSBN is an independent, not-for-profit organization. As a global leader in regulatory excellence, NCSBN champions regulatory solutions to borderless health care delivery, agile regulatory systems and nurses practicing to the full scope of their education, experience and expertise. A world leader in test development and administration, NCSBN&rsquo;s NCLEX&reg; Exams are internationally recognized as the preeminent nursing examinations.&nbsp;</p> <p>NCSBN&rsquo;s membership is comprised of the nursing regulatory bodies (NRBs) in the 50 states, the District of Columbia and four U.S. territories. There are three exam user members and 27 associate members that are either NRBs or empowered regulatory authorities from other countries or territories.&nbsp;</p> <p>The statements and opinions expressed are those of NCSBN and not individual members.</p> NCSBN Award Ceremony to Honor Outstanding Nurse Regulators The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) is a not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to provide an organization through which boards of nursing act and counsel together on matters of common interest and concern affecting the public health, safety and welfare, including the development of licensing examinations in nursing. FALSE yes
News Release

NCSBN Elects National Leadership and Considers New Business with its Members at its 2022 Annual Meeting

Posted 08/23/2022

NCSBN met in Chicago Aug. 17-19, 2022, to consider pertinent association business with its members. 

News Release

NCSBN Award Ceremony to Honor Outstanding Nurse Regulators

Posted 06/10/2022

NCSBN will recognize its dedicated and exceptional membership and guests at its annual awards ceremony during the NCSBN Annual Meeting and Delegate Assembly, held in Chicago, Aug. 17-19, 2022.

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