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NCSBN recognized its dedicated and exceptional membership and guests at its annual awards luncheon.

The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) recognized its dedicated and exceptional membership and guests at its annual awards luncheon during the NCSBN Delegate Assembly held in Chicago, Aug. 7 – 10, 2007.

Specific award recipients include:

Polly Johnson, MSN, RN, FAAN, executive director, North Carolina State Board of Nursing, was honored with the R. Louise McManus Award, the most prestigious of NCSBN's awards. Individuals receiving this award have made sustained, and significant contributions through their deep commitment and dedication to the purpose and mission of NCSBN.

Judith Hiner, BSN, RN, board member, Kansas State Board of Nursing, ... Read more »

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NCSBN met Aug. 7-10 in Chicago to consider pertinent association business with its member boards of nursing.

The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) met in Chicago, Aug. 7 – 10, 2007, to consider pertinent association business with its member boards of nursing. Faith Fields, NCSBN president and executive director of the Arkansas State Board of Nursing, presided at the meeting.  All 59 member boards were represented by delegates.

Highlights of some of the significant actions approved by the member boards of nursing included:

  • Election of new directors to the Board of Directors and members of the Committee on Nominations.
  • Adoption of ... Read more »
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NCSBN inducted its inaugural group of Fellows of the NCSBN Regulatory Institute on Aug. 9, 2007, during the NCSBN Annual Meeting and Delegate Assembly held in Chicago.

The National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc. (NCSBN) inducted its inaugural group of Fellows of the NCSBN Regulatory Institute on Aug. 9, 2007, during the NCSBN Annual Meeting and Delegate Assembly held in Chicago. The Institute for Regulatory Excellence (IRE) began in 2004 with the purpose of providing boards of nursing with high quality regulatory education, expanding the body of knowledge related to regulation through research and scholarly work, developing the capacity of regulators to become expert leaders, and developing a network of regulators who collaborate to improve regulatory practices and outcomes. The IRE is a series of educational conferences held annually with the followi ... Read more »

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