California Board of Registered Nursing:
Background Paper for the Board of Registered Nursing. Joint Oversight Heading 3.23.15 of the Senate Committee on Business, Professions, and Economic Development and the Assembly Business & Professions Committee. Pay close attention to recommendation #20 and #22. There is a possible the diversion program made be dissolved and that another sunset process may be required. ANA\C is asking every nurse to support our BRN. There will be a hearing on this issue March 23rd 9:00 am in the John L. Burton Hearing Room (4203). Print the agenda.
Reports from the National Council State Boards of Nursing:
April 2015: Report from APRN Summit held in Chicago.
In 2013, the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) received the designation of American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Accredited Standards Developer Organization. In support of NCSBN’s mission, this designation is for the purpose of developing and promoting increased recognition and voluntary adoption of standards of excellence in the regulation of nursing practice through nurse licensure and competency assessment throughout the United States. Read the entire document.
Criminal Background Checks For Licensure as Registered Nurses: This will be submitted to ANSI for approval.