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Nurse Portal Information for Online Renewals
posted on December 01, 2017

Prior to completing your 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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Nurse Portal Maintenance
posted on October 11, 2017

The LSBN Nurse Portal will be down tomorrow October 12, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM for scheduled maintenance.  The LSBN Nurse Portal will be down Tuesday, October 17, 2017 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM for scheduled maintenance.  We apologize for any inconvenience. 

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Board Meeting Rescheduled
posted on October 10, 2017

The board meeting for October 19, 2017 has been rescheduled to November 14, 2017. 

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LSNA Announces Fall 2017 CNE Cruise
posted on June 13, 2017

The Louisiana State Nurses Association is pleased to announce its plans for a Fall 2017 CNE cruise.  Click here for more information.

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CBC Walk-Ins Availability
posted on May 05, 2017

Criminal Background Check walk-ins will be unavailable Thursday, May 11, 2017 due to scheduled  system maintenance.  Walk-ins will become available again Friday, May 12, 2017. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Culture of Health Summit: Building Partnerships to Transform Health
posted on March 21, 2017

The Culture of Health Summit: Building Partnerships to Transform Health presented by the Louisiana Action Coalition will be held on April 27th from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM at the Chateau Golf & Country Club in Kenner, LA. The Summit will highlight key accomplishments and ongoing activities of the Louisiana Action Coalition, recognize vital partnerships, offer a critical keynote address on the importance of creating a Culture of Health as it relates to leadership, diversity, inclusion, and health equity, and inspire attendees with examples of collaborative projects that are building a culture of health in Louisiana. Keynote speaker will be Dr. Susan Hassmiller, Senior Nurse Advisor for Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Lead for the Future of Nursing Campaign for Action. Click to Read More and Register

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Annual CE Audit Has Commenced
posted on September 13, 2016

CE Audit Has Commenced   

On Wednesday, September 14, 2016, nurses randomly selected to demonstrate completion of the proper quantity and type of accredited nursing continuing education (CE) during the 2015 year, were mailed letters to their address of record as reported to the Louisiana State Board of Nursing (LSBN).  A copy of the audit notification and instructions were also sent to the nurse’s email address on file with LSBN.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month
posted on September 02, 2016

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Wear pink to show your support and follow this link for more information about this important subject!

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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
posted on September 02, 2016

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.  Wear teal to show your support and follow this link for more information about this important subject!

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Governor Suspends Licensure Requirements for Medical Professionals and Personnel Licensed Out-of-State
posted on August 16, 2016

The Governor’s office has issued an executive order that suspends licensure requirements for volunteer medical professionals and personnel licensed outside Louisiana. Per the executive order, all nurses who wish to provide gratuitous services in Louisiana should register through the Office of Public Health, Louisiana Volunteers in Action (LAVA) program at https://www.lava.dhh.louisiana.gov/index.php at 225-354-3569, 225-354-3573, 2525-354-3566 or dhhvol@la.gov.

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