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Laws & Rules

The Ohio Board of Nursing is a government agency created by Ohio law to regulate the practice of nursing in Ohio for the safety of the public. The Ohio legislature enacts the Nurse Practice Act set forth in Chapter 4723 of the Ohio Revised Code.

Administrative Rules - Ohio Administrative Code (OAC)

Based on the Nurse Practice Act, the Board adopts rules, Chapters 4723-1 through 4723-27 of the Ohio Administrative Code, that establish regulations for licensure and certification, standards of practice, discipline, and pre-licensure nursing education.

Additional Resources

Common Sense Initiative

The Register of Ohio