The mission of the Board of Nursing is to advance safe quality care in Maryland through licensure, certification, education and accountability for public protection.
The Board of Nursing functions under the Maryland Nurse Practice Act, Health Occupations Article, Section 8. It has authority to adopt regulations as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of the law. The Board is mandated to regulate the practice of registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, nurse anesthetists, nurse midwives, nurse practitioners, nursing assistants, medication technicians, and electrologists. http://www.mbon.org/main.php
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