NCSBN strives to educate key stakeholders about the work of boards of nursing and the importance of state-based licensure. NCSBN seeks to provide expertise around the national discussions regarding telehealth, interstate practice and other nursing regulatory issues.

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Published Date: 2014
Topic: Regulation

The NCSBN Public Policy Agenda delineates the organization's policy goals, highlights the organization's policy activities and outlines what you need to know about NCSBN.

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Published Date: 2014
Topic: Regulation

This is the resolution describing the commitment of NCSBN in facilitating interstate practice which was adopted by the NCSBN Delegate Assembly on Aug. 15, 2014.

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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.

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Published Date: 2017
Topic: Practice and Education

The NCSBN Model Act and Rules:

  • Promote a common understanding of what constitutes the practice of nursing
  • Provide a comprehensive framework for boards of nursing to view regulatory issues and needs
  • Identify essential components of legislation
  • Inspire new ideas, new approaches and suggestions for future regulatory goals

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