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State Board of Nursing
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Board Members
Licensure Inquiries
Meeting Dates

Board Member Information:

The State Board of Nursing consists of thirteen members.  These are:  the Commissioner of Professional and Occupational Affairs; three members representing the public at large; six registered nurses, at least three of whom shall possess Masters' degrees in nursing; two licensed practical nurses and one licensed dietitian-nutritionist.   Nurse members are required to have been engaged in nursing in this Commonwealth for the five-year period immediately preceding appointment.  In making appointments to the Board, the Governor is required to give due consideration to providing representation from diversified fields of nursing, including, but not limited to, specialized nurses of all types.  All members are appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of a majority of the members elected to the Senate.

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Licensure Inquiries for Consumers:

Be aware that certain professionals must be licensed to practice in the Commonwealth. 

Make sure the professionals who serve you are licensed and in good standing.  Click here to verify a license: License Verification

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Board Meeting Dates:   

2014 Board Meeting Dates:

January 22, 2014 - cancelled

February 28, 2014

April 7, 2014

June 2-3, 2014

July 17, 2014

September 8, 2014

October 23-24, 2014

December 5, 2014

All meetings will be held in Harrisburg unless otherwise noted.  Click here for a complete list of dates. Contact the Board office at (717) 783-7142 for specific location information.  The monthly Board meeting schedule is available.

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State Board of Nursing
P.O. Box 2649, Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649
Phone - (717) 783-7142
Fax - (717) 783-0822

Modified Date: 11/10/2014 01:03 PM