The Board of Nurse Registration and Nursing Education is charged with protecting the health, safety and welfare of the people of Rhode Island. The Board, through enforcement of statutes and regulations, safeguards the people from unauthorized, unqualified, and improper application of services by individuals in the practice of nursing. http://www.health.ri.gov/hsr/professions/nurses.php
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The Board of Nurse Registration and Nursing Education is a division of the Office of Health Professional Regulation in the Rhode Island Department of Health.
Rules and Regulations provide a legal framework for the Board Section 5-34-7 (1) of the General Laws of Rhode Island http://www2.sec.state.ri.us/dar/regdocs/released/pdf/DOH/5128.pdf (accessed on 22.04.2009)