Policy & Government

NCSBN strives to educate key stakeholders about the work of nursing regulatory bodies and the importance of state-based licensure.

800+ bills currently tracked impacting healthcare regulation

State Initiatives

Nurse Licensure Compact

The Nurse Licensure Compact allows for nurses to have one multistate license with the ability to practice in all compact states.

APRN Compact

Unlocking access to Advanced Practice Nursing care across the nation.

NursingAmerica: APRN Consensus

Assists states in aligning APRN regulation and practice with the Consensus Model for APRN regulation.