The Board completes its five-year review of applicable rules in a timely manner each year. Also, each year, individual rules not slated for five-year review are amended to comply with recent legislative changes or for technical or non-substantive reasons.
Whether you are applying for or renewing a license, filing a complaint, or need to learn more about continuing education, the Board can assist you. Together we can protect the health and welfare of the public through effective regulations and nursing excellence.
Effective on April 1, 2020, the passing standard for the NCLEX-PN Examination will increase. NCSBN announced the new passing standard is -0.18 logits, 0.03 logits higher than the current standard of -0.21 logits. The 2020 NCLEX-PN Test Plan is available on the NCSBN website at www.ncsbn.org.
The renewal period for MA-C certificates begins on February 1, 2020. Throughout the renewal cycle, the Board will be sending renewal information through eNews and social media. Click on the link below for detailed information about renewal deadlines, fees, and CE. Medication Aide Certification (MA-C) Renewal Instructions
The Board continues to hear from nurses who are receiving calls from someone posing as a Board of Nursing employee. The caller says the nurse is under DEA and FBI investigation, asks for bank account numbers, and threatens loss of licensure if the caller does not receive the information. Please be aware that the caller […]