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LSBN Executive Director Search
posted on May 09, 2013

LSBN Board of Directors initiates a national search to fill the Executive Director position. For job specifications and additional information click here. All resumes, calls, and questions are to be directed to Kent Rapp with Grant Cooper & Associates at rapp@grantcooper.com, 314-726-5291 x127.

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National Nurses Week
posted on May 08, 2013

Happy National Nurses Week! The Louisiana State Board of Nursing and the Louisiana Center for Nursing would like to recognize the contributions of the health care providers at the heart of our health care system.  Every day, nurses provide leadership, innovation, and advocacy to meet the health care needs of Louisianians. Thank you for the critical work that you do in providing high quality health care to all Louisiana citizens. Please click here to view the LSBN National Nurse Week flyer.

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Hurricane Season
posted on May 02, 2013

Hurricane Season runs from May 15th until November 30th. Those Registered Nurses, outside the State of Louisiana, who wish to volunteer in Louisiana during a disaster, may request a Disaster Permit from the Louisiana State Board of Nursing at Disaster Permit Affadavit

If you would like to register to respond during an emergency, sign up with the Louisiana Volunteers in Action (LAVA) at the LA DHH Website: https://www.lava.dhh.louisiana.gov

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Annual CE Audit Has Commenced
posted on March 26, 2013

Letters advising nurses who have been selected for audit of their 2012 nursing continuing education (CE) were mailed on 3/27/2013 to their address of record as reported to the Louisiana State Board of Nursing (LSBN).  An email notification was also sent to the email address on file with LSBN at the time of audit selection.

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Nursys e-Notify
posted on November 19, 2012

NEW Service! Launching Dec. 3, 2012.

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Governor Proclaims Legal Holidays
posted on November 01, 2012

The Governor has proclaimed the dates listed below as legal holidays:

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Disaster Permits
posted on June 26, 2012

The 2012 Hurricane Season runs from June 1st until November 30th. For those Registered Nurses, outside the State of Louisiana, who wish to volunteer in Louisiana during a disaster, please request a Disaster Permit from the Louisiana State Board of Nursing here

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Criminal Background Check (CBC) Fees Reduced
posted on March 19, 2012

Effective March 19, 2012, the fee for CBC has been decreased to $42.50 when submitting paper fingerprint cards. If utilizing live scan fingerprinting system at the Louisiana State Board of Nursing office the fee for CBC has been decreased to $52.50.

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Annual CE Audit Has Commenced
posted on March 14, 2012

Letters advising nurses who have been selected for audit of their 2011 nursing continuing education (CE) were mailed out on 3/19/2012 to their address of record.   All audit response packets must be mailed to LSBN for individual review, with receipt of the packet at the Board office by April 18, 2012.

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