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LSBPNE Board Member Position
posted on July 21, 2021
The Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners (LSBPNE) has an opening for a Louisiana Registered Nurse to serve on the Board. LSNA will receive nominations, vet the applications, and submit names for consideration to the office of Governor John Bel Edwards. Nominees do not need to be members of LSNA. Pursuant to Louisiana Revised Statute 37:962, LSNA will submit the names of three registered nurses to be considered for the Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners. The Governor will appoint one member from the names LSNA submits.
 
 
Posted in: General News
Issue No. 3 of the Examiner for 2021
posted on July 14, 2021

The new issue of The Examiner has been posted online. Please click the following link to be brought to the latest issue of The Examiner. If you would like to see previous publications of The Examiner you may do so here.

Posted in: Examiners
Disciplinary Actions
posted on July 12, 2021

The Disciplinary Actions for April 14-15, 2021 Board Hearing has been posted. You can find them by clicking here.

The Disciplinary Actions for May 12, 2021 Board Hearing has been posted. You can find them by clicking here.

The Disciplinary Actions for June 16, 2021 Board Hearing has been posted. You can find them by clicking here.

Posted in: Disciplinary Actions
The Recovering Nurse Program
posted on July 06, 2021
 
The Louisiana State Board of Nursing, Recovering Nurse Program is here and has helped hundreds of  nurses recover from addiction while also keeping their jobs.
 
If you or a fellow nurse needs help, contact the Louisiana State Board of Nursing.
www.lsbn.state.la.us | 225-755-7500

 

Posted in: Recovering Nurse Program
Office Closure
posted on July 02, 2021

LSBN will be closed on Monday, July 5, 2021 In observance of Independence Day.  We will reopen on Tuesday, July 6, 2021. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Posted in: Office Closure
Office Closure
posted on June 17, 2021

LSBN will be closed at noon on Friday, June 18, 2021 by order of Governor Edwards in recognition of Juneteenth. The Governor signed HB 554 (Act 128) enacting the Juneteenth celebration into law and making it a permanent state holiday in honor of the day African Americans celebrate Emancipation Day.  We will reopen on Monday, June 21, 2021. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Posted in: Office Closure
LSBN COVID-19 Suspension of Licensure Requirements
posted on June 17, 2021

Please read the attached Emergency Proclamation from Governor Edwards suspending certain statutes and rules for licensure and practice of RNs and APRNs in the state.

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Posted in: Alerts
LSBN COVID-19 Coronavirus Information
posted on June 17, 2021

Please see the resources below for information concerning the Covid-19 Coronavirus:

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LSBN COVID-19 Emergency Actions
posted on June 17, 2021

LSBN COVID-19 Emergency Actions:

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Board Meeting Virtual Link
posted on June 15, 2021
The Louisiana State Board of Nursing’s regularly scheduled board meeting on Thursday, June 17, 2021, 9:00 a.m. will be held at the board office located at 17373 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Board members will participate in person. Public viewing is available on a first-come basis or via live streaming video on Microsoft Teams. Public participation is not open during executive session in accordance with LSA-R.S. 42:17.
 
Click HERE to participate in the meeting virtually. Should any member of the public wish to comment on an agenda item, present a question to the Board, or present information to the Board, use the raise your hand or chat feature in Microsoft Teams. Each public comment will be addressed during the meeting.
 
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17373 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70810

Phone:(225)755-7500
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E-mail:lsbn@lsbn.state.la.us
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