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Chapter 2: Texas State Board of Nursing

Texas State Board of Nursing

Every nurse should be familiar with the website of their state board of nursing. It is here that you will find the documentation of the laws and rules that govern nursing practice in your state as well as a multitude of services and resources. http://www.bon.texas.gov/index.asp

Mission

The mission of the Texas Board of Nursing is to protect and promote the welfare of the people of Texas by ensuring that each person holding a license as a nurse in the State of Texas is competent to practice safely. The Board fulfills its mission through the regulation of the practice of nursing and the approval of nursing education programs. This mission, derived from the Nursing Practice Act, supersedes the interest of any individual, the nursing profession, or any special interest group.

Acting in accordance with the highest standards of ethics, accountability, efficiency, effectiveness, and openness, the Texas Board of Nursing approaches its mission with a deep sense of purpose and responsibility and affirms that the regulation of nursing is a public and private trust. The Board assumes a proactive leadership role in regulating nursing practice and nursing education. The Board serves as a catalyst for developing partnerships and promoting collaboration in addressing regulatory issues. The public and nursing community alike can be assured of a balanced and responsible approach to regulation.  http://www.bon.texas.gov/about_mission_and_values.asp

Board Meetings

The Board of Texas conducts regular meetings. Meeting times are published on the board’s website, along with downloadable meeting minutes. https://www.bon.texas.gov/meetings_board_meetings.asp

Texas Board of Nursing Bulletin

To be kept up to date on changes to laws, rules and advisory opinions you will receive a printed bulletin which is currently mailed to all licensed nurses residing in Texas.  You may also view and print current and previous issues from the website. https://www.bon.texas.gov/about_newsletters.asp

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