Complaints & Discipline
The New Mexico Board of Nursing regulates nursing practice, education and the practice of RNs, LPNs, Nurse Practitioners, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Certified Medication Aides and Certified Hemodialysis Technicians for the protection of the citizens of New Mexico.
In its role as a regulatory body, the Board is responsible for conducting hearings upon charges related to violations of the Nursing Practice Act, Section 61-3-1 through 61-3-31 NMSA, 1978 and its rules. The Board of Nursing has a full time nurse investigator on staff to investigate complaints and allegations of violations of the Nursing Practice Act. Additionally, the Board has an administrative attorney on contract. This combination has ensured timely investigations. How to File a Complaint