The Mississippi Board of Nursing is a Mississippi state agency charged with protecting the public through the regulation of the practice of nursing within the state. As part of its responsibilities, the Board implements the Mississippi Nurse Practice Law by issuing rules and regulations through the Administrative Code. The Board's law and code provide minimum qualifications for licensure, define fundamentals for scope of practice, and provides disciplinary processes all in the interest of public protection. The Board grants licenses to licensed practical nurses (LPNs), registered nurses (RNs), advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), and certified clinical hemodialysis technicians (CCHTs).
Mississippi Nurses Association represents nurses through a number of activities, events, programs, forums, workshops, connections and collaborations. MNA is recognized nationally for its successes in working toward solutions for issues affecting the profession of nursing.
The American Nurses Association is a professional organization to advance and protect the profession of nursing.
National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) is an independent, not-for-profit organization through which boards of nursing act and counsel together on matters of common interest and concern affecting public health, safety, and welfare, including the development of nursing licensure examinations.
This website has Nursing Licensure requirements for registered nursing as well as practical nursing and vocational nursing in every state.