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Online Renewal Scheduled Maintenance
posted on October 02, 2015

LSBN’s Nurse Portal is currently unavailable due to required system maintenance related to payment processing issues.   The online renewal portal will be available at 9:00 AM CST Monday, October 5, 2015.  We apologize for the inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.

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Nurse Portal Information for Online Renewals
posted on September 30, 2015

Prior to completing your 2016 licensure renewal application(s), every Louisiana RN and APRN licensee will need to create a user account and complete the email validation process within LSBN's new NURSE PORTAL.  Below is some information you will need to know in order to access the new Nurse Portal and complete your online renewal.  Board Staff is available to assist you every step of the way!

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Ovarian Cancer Awareness
posted on September 08, 2015

September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.  Follow this link for more information about this important subject.

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Immunization Awareness
posted on July 31, 2015

August is National Immunization Awareness Month.  Follow this link for more information about this important subject. 

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U.S. Nurses Encouraged to Contribute to National Workforce Research
posted on July 13, 2015

Approximately 260,000 nurses in the U.S. will receive a survey from National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) and The National Forum of State Nursing Workforce Centers in the month of July. All nurses who receive the survey are strongly encouraged to respond as quickly and completely as possible to enable NCSBN and The National Forum to construct an accurate description of the current nursing workforce. Learn more at the following link: https://www.ncsbn.org/7541.htm.

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Annual CE Audit Has Commenced
posted on July 07, 2015

Nurses who have been randomly selected to demonstrate completion of the proper quantity and type of accredited nursing continuing education (CE) for the year 2014 were mailed letters to their address of record as reported to the Louisiana State Board of Nursing (LSBN) on Wednesday, July 8, 2015.  A copy of the notification and instructions were also sent to the nurse’s email address on file with LSBN.

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World Hepatitis Awareness Day
posted on July 06, 2015

World Hepatitis Awareness Day is July 28, 2015.  Follow this link for more information about this important subject.

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CBC Walk-Ins Availablility
posted on June 03, 2015

Criminal Background Check walk-ins will be unavailable Friday, June 5, 2015 due to scheduled  system maintenance.  Walk-ins will become available again Monday, June 8, 2015. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Sickle Cell Awareness Day
posted on June 02, 2015

Sickle Cell Awareness Day is June 19, 2015.  Follow this link for more information about this important subject.

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Summer Skin Care
posted on June 02, 2015

Temperatures are rising and so are the rates of skin cancer.  Follow this link for more information about this important subject.

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