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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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CBC Walk-Ins Availablility
posted on May 18, 2015

Criminal Background Check walk-ins will be unavailable Thursday, May 21, 2015 due to scheduled  system maintenance.  Walk-ins will become available again Friday, May 22, 2015. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month
posted on March 30, 2015

April is Alcohol Awareness Month.  Follow this link for more information about this important subject.

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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
posted on March 05, 2015

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. You can take action to help prevent this disease and increase awareness of its effects. Follow this link for more information.

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February is American Heart Month
posted on February 02, 2015

February is American Heart Month. You can take action to help prevent heart disease and increase awareness of its effects. Follow this link for more information.

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

Phone:(225)755-7500
Fax:(225)755-7584
E-mail:lsbn@lsbn.state.la.us
Office Hours:8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

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