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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.
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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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LSBN Office Is Fully Open to The Public
posted on June 02, 2021

The LSBN office is now fully open to the public.  Masks are only required if a person has not been fully vaccinated.  

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posted on April 29, 2021

Please find the governors proclamation below:

66-JBE-2021-State-of-Emergency-COVID.pdf (

Update affecting phase 3 mitigation measures effective from April 28, 2021 to May 26, 2021.


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LDH Protocol for Administering COVID-19 Vaccines: Update
posted on March 15, 2021

Please find attached the update for the Protocol for Administration of Certain Covid-19 Vaccines.  Also, please see links below on each vaccines protocol. 

Pfizer Vaccine

Janssen Vaccine

Moderna Vaccine

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COVID-19 Vaccines: A Conversation with Nurses
posted on February 26, 2021

Here is the link to yesterday's webinar panel discussion - COVID-19 Vaccines: A Conversation with Nurses:

The A Conversation with Nurses complimentary one-pager is also attached. 

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COVID-19 Update: LSBN is open by appointment only
posted on June 15, 2020

Please see the flyer linked below for more information:

COVID-19 Update: LSBN is open by appointment only

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Emergency Teleconference Meeting - House Bill No. 320
posted on May 21, 2020

Louisiana State Board of Nursing Written Certification to Invoke Executive Order, Proclamation Number JBE 2020-30, Section 4

Read More

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Notice of Proposed NLC Rulemaking
posted on March 17, 2020

Please find the links below regarding the Proposed NLC Rulemaking activities, including where you can make comments on the proposed rules:

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Phone System Down Time
posted on January 10, 2019

The Phone System for LSBN will down from 9:20am to 9:40am for system maintenance.

We are sorry for the inconvience.

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Louisiana State Board of Nursing
17373 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70810

Office Hours:8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

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