The New Mexico State Board of Nursing’s on-line verification is a service provided to licensees, employers and the public. Information is updated daily (every 24 hours).
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According to the New Mexico Nurse Practice Act, the definition of Board approval for nursing programs is an official or formal consent, confirmation or sanction.
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License Renewal RN/LPN Initial Application Name / Address Change Fingerprint Request File a Complaint Continuing Education for Disciplined Licenses Public Records Request Form
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LPN/RN Examination Application License Verification Request Form LPN/RN Re-Examination Application LPN/RN Renewal / Reactivation ApplicationLPN/RN/APRN Endorsement Applications Click here to view all Applications & Forms
Continuing education is part of the renewal of registration requirements and may be required for nurses or certificate holders who apply for licensure by endorsement or re-registration.
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
Program Summary of first time candidates in New Mexico.
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