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NLC Webinar - Aprill 19, 2022
posted on April 18, 2022

What is an interstate compact, and how does the NLC work? What are the common myths and misunderstandings? What resources are available? Find out by attending our free educational webinar for new nursing graduates on Tuesday, April 19, from 2-3 pm Central. Sign up here: #NurseCompactNation

NLC Webinar Flyer

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LHA - New Orleans East Hosipital
posted on April 12, 2022

In this video, C.J. Marbley, RN, COO & CNO of New Orleans East Hospital, explains what inspired him to choose a career in nursing. “You get to make a real difference and save lives every day you go to work,” he said. “When you think about how you can do something for the greater good of humanity, there’s no better option than nursing.” This video was created in coordination with the American Hospital Association's #WeAreHealthcare campaign. Learn more about the campaign and hear stories from other frontline nurses at: #WeAreHealthcare

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The Well-being Initiative
posted on August 26, 2021
Welcome, Nurses
Free Tools and Apps to Support the Mental Health and Resilience of All Nurses.  Explore the Gratitude Practice for Nurses tools and resources designed to help you cultivate a personal gratitude practice or bring it to your team.  Confidential calls that connect you with compassionate listeners. Talk openly about self-care and wellness, recovery and resilience - 24/7, from the comfort of home.
To find out more information please visit the website below:
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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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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

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