Contact Person

State Nursing Associations (SNA)

State Nursing Boards (SBON)

Contact Person

Nursing State Requirements Approval/

Accreditations

Fees

Approved for Home Study

Alabama State Nurses’ Association

Dr. Joyce Varner, DNP,
GNP-BC, GCNS, President
(Term ends 10/2012)


Joseph Decker II, Executive Director

360 North Hull Street
Montgomery,
AL 36104-3658

Phone: (334) 252-8321
E-mail: edasna@alabamanurses.org
Website: www.alabamanurses.org

Office Hours:
8:00am - 4:00pm

Alabama State Board of Nursing

770 Washington Avenue
RSA Plaza, Suite 250
Montgomery, AL 36130-3900

 

Phone: (334) 242-4060
Fax: (334) 242-4360
Website: http://www.abn.state.al.us/

 

Contact Person:

N. Genell Lee, Executive Officer

RNs and LPNs: 24 contact hours for every 2-year renewal period


Fees:

Initial licensing fee,
RN: $85.00


License renewal (biennial), RN: $60.00

8 of 24 via home study

Alaska Nurses Association

237 East Third Avenue
Anchorage,
Alaska 99501-2523

(907) 274-0827
FAX (907) 272-0292 E-mail: aknurse@ptiAlaska.netwww.aknurse.org

Alaska State Board of Nursing

Dept. of Comm. & Econ. Development
Div. of Occupational Licensing
3601 C Street, Suite 722
Anchorage, AK 99503

 

Phone: (907) 269-8161
Fax: (907) 269-8196
Website:
http://www.dced.state.ak.us/
occ/pnur.htm

 

Contact Person:

Dorothy Fulton, Executive Director

Two of the following:

·         30 contact hours

·         30 hours of professional nursing activities

·         320 hours of nursing employment

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee, RN: $155.00


License renewal (biennial), RN: $105.00

All 30 via home study

American Nurses Association

Mary E. Foley,
MSN, RN
President

 

David W. Hennage, PhD, MBA
Executive Director

600 Maryland Avenue,
SW, # 100W
Washington,
DC 20024-2571

 

(202) 651-7000
(800) 274-4ANA
FAX (202) 651-7001

 

 

 

American Samoa



None



Arizona Nurses Association

Teri Wicker, PhD, MSN, RN, President (Term ends 10/2012)


Robin Schaeffer, MSN, RN, CDE, Executive Director

1850 E. Southern Ave, Suite #1
Tempe, AZ 85282

Phone: (480) 831-0404
Fax: (480) 839-4780
E-mail:
robin@aznurse.org
Website: www.aznurse.org/

Office Hours:
8:30am -
4:30pm

Arizona State Board of Nursing

4747 N. 7th St.
Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85014

 

Phone: (602) 889-5150
Fax: (602) 889-5155
Website: http://www.azbn.gov/

 

Contact Person:

Joey Ridenour, Executive Director

None

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $186.00


License renewal (biennial), RN: $50.00


Arkansas Nurses Association

Jean K. Zehler, MSE, RN,BC, CNA,BC, President (Term ends 10/2011)


Joanne J. DeJanovich, MSN, RN, Chief Staff Officer

1123 S. University Avenue, #1015
Little Rock, AR 72204

Phone: (501) 244-2363
Fax: (501) 244-9903
E-mail: arna@arna.org
Website: www.arna.org

Office Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Arkansas State Board of Nursing

University Tower Building
1123 S. University, Suite 800
Little Rock, AR 72204-1619

 

Phone: (501) 686-2700
Fax: (501) 686-2714
Website: http://www.accessarkansas.org/
nurse/

 

Contact Person:

Faith Fields,

Executive Director

If your active license is to be renewed between July 1, 2003, and June 30, 2004, you must have completed 8 practice-focused continuing education contact hours. If your active license is to be renewed after July 1, 2004, you must have completed 15 practice-focused continuing education contact hours.

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee, RN: $55.00


License renewal (biennial), RN: $40.00


ANA\California

Elissa Brown, MSN, PMHCNS-BC (Term ends 03/2013)


Tricia Hunter, RN, Executive Administrator

1121 L Street, Suite 409
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone: (916) 447-0225
Fax: (916) 442-4394
E-mail: ANAC@anacalifornia.org
Website: www.anacalifornia.org

California State Board of Registered Nursing

400 R Street, Suite 4030
PO Box 944210
Sacramento, CA 95814

 

Phone: (916) 322-3350
Fax: (916) 327-4402
Website: http://www.rn.ca.gov/

 

Contact Person:
Ruth Ann Terry, Executive Officer

30 contact hours per renewal period

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee, RN: $195.00


License renewal (biennial), RN: $80.00

All 30 via home study

Colorado Nurses Association

Lola M. Fehr, RN, MS, CAE, RP, FAAN, President (Term ends 10/2011)


Fran Ricker, MSN, RN,CGRN, Executive Director

2170 South Parker Road, Suite 145
Denver, CO 80231

Phone: (303) 757-7483
Fax: (303) 757-8833
E-mail: cna@nurses-co.org or franricker@nurses-co.org
Website: www.nurses-co.org


Office Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Colorado State Board of Nursing

1560 Broadway, Suite 880

Denver, Colorado 80202

 

Phone: (303) 894-2430
Fax: (303) 894-2821
Website: http://www.dora.state.co.us/
Nursing/

 

Contact Person:
Patricia Uris, Program Administrator

None

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $71.00


License renewal (biennial), RN: $100.00


Connecticut Nurses Association

Terry Tavella Quell, PhD, RN, President (Term ends 12/2011)


Carole Bergeron, PhD, RN, Executive Director

377 Research Parkway, Suite 2D
Meriden, CT 06450

Phone: (203) 238-1207
Fax: (203) 238-3437
E-mail: executivedirector@ctnurses.org
Website: www.ctnurses.org

Office Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Connecticut Board of Examiners for Nursing
Dept. of Public Health
410 Capitol Avenue, MS# 13PHO
PO Box 340308
Hartford, CT 06134-0328

 

Phone: (860) 509-7624
Fax: (860) 509-7553
Website: http://www.state.ct.us/dph/

 

Contact Person:
Jan Wojick,

Board Liaison

None

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $90.00


License renewal (annual), RN: $50.00


Delaware Nurses Association

Bonnie S. Osgood, MSN, RN-BC, NE-BC, President (Term ends 10/2012)


Sarah J. Carmody, MBA, Executive Director

726 Loveville Road, Suite 3000 (As of 7/1/2011)
Hockessin, DE 19707

Phone: 302-239-3141
Fax: 302-998-3143
E-mail: sarah@denurses.org
Website: www.denurses.org

Office Hours: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Delaware Board of Nursing
861 Silver Lake Blvd
Cannon Building, Suite 203
Dover, DE 19904

 

Phone: (302) 739-4522
Fax: (302) 739-2711
Website:
http://www.professionallicensing
.state.de.us
/boards/nursing/index.shtml

 

Contact Person:
Iva Boardman, Executive Director

30 contact hours every renewal period

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $84.00


License renewal (biennial), RN: $74.00

 

All 30 via home study

District of Columbia Nurses Association, Inc.

Evelyn Sommers, MBA
Executive Director

5100 Wisconsin Ave, N.W. Suite 306
Washington, D.C. 20016

(202) 244-2705
FAX (202) 362-8285
E-mail: dcna1@cs.com

District of Columbia Board of Nursing
Department of Health
899 N. Capitol Street, N.E., 1st Floor
Room 2224
Washington, DC 20002

 

Phone: (202) 724-4900
Fax: (202) 724-5145

Website: http://hpla.doh.dc.gov/
hpla/cwp/view,a,1195,q,
488526,hplanav,|30661|,.asp

 

Contact Person:
Bonnie Rampersaud, Acting Program Manager
for Program Licensing

None currently required.

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: License renewal (biennial), RN: $145.00 plus $50.00 CBC fee


Federal Nurses Association

Colonel Susanne Clark, President (Term ends 9/2012)


Contact: Jennifer Wilson, MBA

8515 Georgia Avenue, Suite 400
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Phone: (301) 628-5049
Fax: (301) 628-5340
E-mail: FedNA@ana.org
Website: www.FedNA.org

Office Hours:
9:00am - 4:30pm

 

    

 

Florida Nurses Association

Andrea Gregg, DSN, RN, President (Term ends 09/2011)


Willa Fuller, BSN, RN, Executive Director

P.O. Box 536985
Orlando, FL 32853-6985

Phone: (407) 896-3261
Fax: (407) 896-9042
E-mail: info@floridanurse.org or wfuller@floridanurse.org
Website: www.floridanurse.org/

Office Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Florida State Board of Nursing
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #A07
Tallahasse, FL 32399-1708

 

Phone: (850) 245-4244
Website:
http://www.doh.state.fl.us/mqa/

 

Contact Person:
Deputy Secretary for Health and State Public Health Nursing Director

3 hours HIV/AIDS for initial licensure


25 contact hours every renewal period, including 1 hour on HIV/AIDS and 1 hour domestic violence

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $160.00


License renewal (biennial), RN: $65.00

All 25 via home study

Georgia Nurses Association

Fran Beall, RN, ANP, BC, President (Term ends 10/2011)


Deborah Hackman, CAE, Chief Executive Officer

3032 Briarcliff Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30329-2655

Phone: (404) 325-5536
Fax: (404) 325-0407
E-mail: ceo@georgianurses.org
Website: www.georgianurses.org

Office Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Georgia State Board of Nursing
237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA 31217-3858

 

Phone: (478) 207-1640
Fax: (478) 207-1660
Website: http://www.sos.state.ga.us/plb/rn

 

Contact Person:
Shirley Camp, Executive Director

None


Guam Nurses Association

Bernadette S. Santos, BSN, RN, President (Term ends 12/2011)


Glynis S. Almonte, BSN, RN, Executive Director

P.O. Box CG
Hagatna, GUAM 96932

Phone: (671) 477-6877
Fax: None
E-mail:
guamnursesassociation
@yahoo.com


Office Hours: 11:00am - 1:00pm

PO Box 2816
Agana, Guam 96910

(671) 475-0251
Fax: (671) 477-4733

None


Hawaii Nurses Association

Linda Beechinor, DNP, APRN-Rx – Chair


Ann Silva, RN, CNA, BC - Vice Chair

8515 Georgia Avenue, Suite 400
Silver Spring, MD 20852

Phone: (800) 924-4194
Fax: (301) 628-5333
E-mail: anahawaii@ana.org
Website: www.anahawaii.org

Office Hours: Office Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Hawaii State Board of Nursing

Professional & Vocational Licensing Division
PO Box 3469
Honolulu, HI 96801

 

Phone: (808) 586-3000
Fax: (808) 586-2689
Website: http://www.hawaii.gov/dcca/
areas/pvl/ boards/nursing

 

Contact Person:
Kathleen Yokouchi, Executive Officer

None

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $88.00


License renewal (biennial), RN: $90.00


Idaho Nurses Association

Michelle D. Pearson-Smith, BSN, RN, CCRN, President (Term ends 04/2012)


Lynne Weil, Executive Director

3525 Piedmont Road
Building Five, Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30305

Phone: (888) 721-8904
FAX: (404) 240-0998
E-mail: ed@idahonurses.org
Website: www.idahonurses.org

Office Hours: 7:00am - 4:00pm

Idaho State Board of Nursing,
280 N. 8th Street, Suite 210
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720

 

Phone: (208) 334-3110
Fax: (208) 334-3262
Website: http://www.state.id.us/
ibn/ibnhome.htm

 

Contact Person:
Sandra Evans, Executive Director

None

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $75.00


License renewal (biennial), RN: $45.00


Illinois Nurses Association

Pamela Sue Robbins, BSN, RN, President (Term ends 10/2011)


Susan Swart, Executive Director

105 West Adams Street, Suite 1420
Chicago, IL 60603

Phone: (312) 419-2900 ext. 229
Fax: (312) 419-2920
E-mail: sswart@illinoisnurses.com
Website: www.illinoisnurses.com

Office Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Illinois Department of Professional Regulation

James R. Thompson Center
100 West Randolph, Suite 9-300
Chicago, IL 60601

 

Phone: (312) 814-2715
Fax: (312) 814-3145
Website: http://www.dpr.state.il.us

 

Contact Person:
Deborah Taylor, Nursing Act Assistant Coordinator

LPN licensure for the February 1, 2011 – January 31, 2013 renewal cycle: 20 hours of approved continuing education.


RN licensure for the June 1, 2010 – May 31, 2012 renewal cycle: 20 hours of approved continuing education.


APN licensure for the June 1, 2010 – May 31, 2012 renewal cycle: 50 hours of approved continuing education.

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $64.00


License renewal (biennial), RN: $40.00


Indiana State Nurses Association

Barbara Bogard Kelly, MSN, RNC, President (Term ends 10/2011)


Ernest C. Klein, Jr., RN, CAE, Executive Director

2915 North High School Road
Indianapolis, IN 46224
Phone: (317) 299-4575
Fax: (317) 297-3525
E-mail: klein@indiananurses.org
Website: www.indiananurses.org

Office Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Indiana State Board of Nursing
Health Professions Bureau
402 W. Washington Street, Room W041
Indianapolis, IN 46204

 

Phone: (317) 232-2960
Fax: (317) 233-4236
Website: http://www.in.gov/pla/

 

Contact Person:
Kristen Kelley,

Dir. of Nursing of IN BON

None

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $50.00


License renewal (biennial), RN: $50.00


Iowa Nurses Association

Ginny Wangerin, MSN, RN (Term ends 10/2011)


Linda Goeldner, MA, MA, CHE, CAE, Executive Director

2400 86th Street, #32
Urbandale, IA 50322

Phone: (515) 225-0495
Fax: (515) 225-2201
E-mail: Info@iowanurses.org or Lgoeldner@iowanurses.org
Website: www.iowanurses.org

Office Hours: 8:30am - 4:00pm

Iowa State Board of Nursing
River Point Business Park
400 S.W. 8th Street
Suite B
Des Moines, IA 50309-4685

 

Phone: (515) 281-3255
Fax: (515) 281-4825
Website: http://www.state.ia.us/government/
nursing

 

Contact Person:
Lorinda Inman, Executive Director

For renewal of a three year license, 45 contact hours.


For renewal of a license that has been issued for less than three years, 30 contact hours.

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $75.00


License renewal,
RN: $81.00 every three years

 

All 45 via home study

Kansas State Nurses Association

Patricia Plank, MSN, RN, President (Term ends 10/2011)


Executive Director - Vacant

1109 SW Topeka Blvd
Topeka, KS 66612

Phone: (785) 233-8638
Fax: (785) 233-5222
E-mail: ksna@ksna.net
Web site: www.ksnurses.com

Office Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Kansas State Board of Nursing
Landon State Office Bldg.
900 SW Jackson, Suite 551 S.
Topeka, KS 66612-1230

 

Phone: (785) 296-4929
Fax: (785) 296-3929
Website: http://www.ksbn.org

 

Contact Person:
Mary Blubaugh, Executive Administrator

30 contact hours each renewal period for nurses at all levels of practice.

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $70.00


License renewal (biennial), RN: $60.00

15 of the 30 via home study

Kentucky
Nurses Association
Mattie Burton, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, President (Term ends 10/2014)


Maureen Keenan, J.D., M.A.T., Executive Director

200 Whittington Parkway, Suite 101
Louisville, KY 40222-4900

Phone: (502) 637-2546
Fax: (502) 637-8236
E-mail: executivedirector
@kentucky-nurses.org

Website:
www.kentucky-nurses.org

Office Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Kentucky State Board of Nursing
312 Whittington Parkway, Suite 300
Louisville, KY 40222

 

Phone: (502) 329-7000
Fax: (502) 329-7011
Website: http://kbn.ky.gov/

 

Contact Person:
Sharon Weisenbeck, Executive Director

RNs and LPNs: 30 contact hours every 2 years; 2 of the 30 hours must be AIDS CE

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $80.00


License renewal (biennial), RN: $65.00

All 30 via home study

Louisiana
State Nurses Association

Jacqueline J. Hill, PhD, RN, President (Term ends 05/2013)


Joe Ann Clark, EdD, MSN, RN, Executive Director

5713 Superior Drive, Suite A-6
Baton Rouge, LA 70816

Phone: (225) 201-0993 or (800)457-6378
Fax: Fax (225) 201-0971
E-mail: lsna@lsna.org
Website: www.lsna.org

Office Hours: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Louisiana State Board of Nursing
3510 N. Causeway Boulevard, Suite 501
Metairie, LA 70003

 

Phone: (504) 838-5332
Fax: (504) 838-5349
Website: http://www.lsbn.state.la.us/

 

Contact Person:
Barbara Morvant, Executive Director

RNs: 5, 10, or 15 contact hours every year, based on employment

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $80.00


License renewal (annual), RN: $45.00

All 15 via home study

Maine State Nurses Association
Susan B. McLeod, RN, BC, President (Term ends 10/2011)


Executive Director (vacant)

647 US Route 1, Suite 14
PMB #280
York, ME 03909

Phone: (207) 877-4022
Fax:
E-mail: info@anamaine.org
Website: www.anamaine.org

Maine State Board of Nursing
158 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333

 

Phone: (207) 287-1133
Fax: (207) 287-1149
Website: http://www.maine.gov/boardofnursing

 

Contact Person:
Myra Broadway, Executive Director

None

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee, RN: Not listed on web site


License renewal, RN: Not listed on web site

 

 

Maryland Nurses Association

Patricia Travis, PhD, RN, CCRP, President (Term ends 11/2011)


Ed Suddath, Executive Director

21 Governor's Court, Suite 195
Baltimore, MD 21244

Phone: (410) 944-5800
Fax: (410) 944-5802
E-mail: esuddath@marylandrn.org
Website: www.marylandrn.org

Office Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Maryland State Board of Nursing
4140 Patterson Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215

 

Phone: (410) 585-1900
Fax: (410) 358-3530
Website: http://www.mbon.org/

 

Contact Person:
Donna Dorsey, Executive Director

None

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $75.00


License renewal (annual), RN: $45.00

 

 

Massachusetts Nurses Association
Anne P. Manton, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC, FAEN, FAAN, President (Term ends 04/2012)


Diane Rollins Jeffery, Executive Director

P.O. Box 285
Milton, MA 02186

Phone: (617) 990-2856
Fax:
E-mail: djeffery@marnonline.org
Website: www.marnonline.org

 

The Board of Registration in Nursing
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
239 Causeway Street
Boston, MA 02114

 

Phone: (617) 973-0800
Fax: (617) 727-1630
Website: http://www.state.ma.us/reg/boards/rn

 

Contact Person:
Theresa Bonanno, Executive Director

RNs and LPNs: 15 contact hours every renewal period

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $50.00


License renewal (biennial), RN: $40.00

 

All 15 via home stduy

 

Michigan Nurses Association

Tom Renkes,
MS, RN
Executive
Director

2310 Jolly Oak Road
Okemos, Michigan 48864-4599

 

(517) 349-5640
FAX (517) 349-5818
E-mail: tom.renkes@minurses.org www.minurses.org

Michigan CIS/Office of Health Services
Ottawa Towers North
611 W. Ottawa, 4th Floor
Lansing, MI 48933

 

Phone: (517) 373-9102
Fax: (517) 373-2179
Website: http://www.michigan.gov/cis

 

Contact Person:
Diane Lewis

Policy Manager for Licensing Division

RNs and LPNs: 25 contact hours every renewal period

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $120.00


License renewal (biennial), RN: $40.00

All 25 via home study

Minnesota Nurses Association

Marilyn Cunningham, MPH,RN
Executive
Director

1295 Bandana Blvd. North, Suite 140

St. Paul, Minnesota 55108-5115

 

(651) 646-4807 or (800) 536-4662
FAX (651) 647-5301
E-mail: mnnurses@mnnurses.org
www.mnnurses.org

Minnesota State Board of Nursing
28 2829 University Avenue SE
Suite 500
Minneapolis, MN 55414

 

Phone: (612) 617-2270
Fax: (612) 617-2190
Website: http://www.nursingboard.state.mn.us/

 

Contact Person:
Shirley Brekken, Executive Director

RNs: 24 contact hours every renewal period

 

LPNs: 12 contact hours every renewal period

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $100.00


License renewal (biennial), RN: $70.00

 

All 12 and all 24 via home study

Mississippi Nurses Association

Gayle Harrell, NP-C, CWCN, President (Term ends 10/2011)

Ricki R. Garrett, PhD, Executive Director

31 Woodgreen Place
Madison, MS 39110

Phone: (601) 898-0670
Fax: (601) 898-0190
E-mail: rgarrett@msnurses.org
Website: www.msnurses.org

Office Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm

 

Mississippi State Board of Nursing
1935 Lakeland Drive, Suite B
Jackson, MS 39216-5014

 

Phone: (601) 987-4188
Fax: (601) 364-2352
Website: http://www.msbn.state.ms.us/

 

Contact Person:
Marcia Rachel, Executive Director

None

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $60.00


License renewal (biennial), RN: $50.00

 

 

Missouri Nurses Association

Jennifer Gwin, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, President (Term ends 10/2011)


Jill Kliethermes, APRN, BC, FNP, Chief Executive Officer

1904 Bubba Lane
P.O. Box 105228
Jefferson City , MO 65110-5228

Phone: (573) 636-4623 or toll-free (888) 662-MONA
Fax: (573) 636-9576
E-mail: info@missourinurses.org or jill@missourinurses.org
Website: www.missourinurses.org

Office Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Missouri State Board of Nursing
3605 Missouri Blvd
P.O. Box 656
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0656

 

Phone: (573) 751-0681
Fax: (573) 751-0075
Website: http://www.pr.mo.gov/

 

Contact Person:
Lori Scheidt, Acting Executive Director

None

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $67.00


License renewal (biennial), RN: $100.00

 

Montana Nurses Association

Kim Powell, APRN, ACNP-BC, President (Term ends 12/2011)


Barbara K. Swehla,RN, Interim Executive Director

20 Old Montana State Highway
Clancy, MT 59634
Phone: (406) 442-6710
Fax: (406) 442-1841
E-mail: Barb@mtnurses.org
Website: www.mtnurses.org

Office Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm

PO Box 200513
Helena, MT 59620-0513

 

Phone: (406) 841-2345
Fax:(406) 841-2305
Website:
http://mt.gov/dli/bsd/license/
bsd_boards/ nur_board/board_page.asp

 

Contact Person:
Barbara Swehla, Executive Director

None

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $100.00


License renewal (biennial), RN: $100.00

 

Nebraska Nurses Association

Torri Merten, MSN, RN, President (Term ends 10/2012)

Annette Belitz Harmon, CFM, CM, Executive Director

P.O. Box 82086
Lincoln, NE 68501-2086

Phone: (402) 475-3859
Fax: (402) 643-2518
E-mail: Executive
@NebraskaNurses.org

Web site: www.NebraskaNurses.org

Nebraska State Board of Nursing
Dept. of Regulation & Licensure, Nursing Section
301 Centenial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68509-4986

 

Phone: (402) 471-4376
Fax: (402) 471-3577
Website: http://www.hhs.state.ne.us/crl/nursing/
nursingindex.htm

 

Contact Person:
Charlene Kelly, Executive Director

RNs: 20 contact hours every renewal period

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $60.00


License renewal (biennial), RN: $40.00

 

10 of the 20 via home study

Nevada Nurses Association

Janice Muhammad, BSN, MS, CNM, President (Term ends 10/2012)

Margaret Curley, Communications Coordinator

P.O. Box 34660
Reno, NV 89533

Phone: (775) 747-2333
Fax: (775) 329-3334
E-mail: NNA@NVNurses.org
Website: www.nvnurses.org

Office Hours: 8:30am to 4:30pm

Nevada State Board of Nursing
License Certification and Education
2500 W. Sahara Ave
Suite 207
Las Vegas, NV 89102

 

Phone: (702) 486-5800
Fax: (702)) 486-5803
Website: http://www.nursingboard.state.nv.us/

 

Contact Person:
Don Rennie,

Associate Executive Director for Licensure & Certification

RNs and LPNs: 30 contact hours every renewal period

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $100.00


License renewal (biennial), RN: $100.00

 

All 30 via home study

New Hampshire Nurses Association

Anita Pavlidis, MS, RN, President (Term ends 12/2011)


Avery Morgan, Executive Director

210 N. State St., Suite 1-A
Concord, New Hampshire 03301

Phone: (603) 225-3783
Fax: (603) 228-6672
E-mail: avery@NHnurses.org
Website: www.NHnurses.org


Office Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm

New Hampshire State Board of Nursing
P.O. Box 3898
78 Regional Drive, BLDG B
Concord, NH 03302

 

Phone: (603) 271-2323
Fax: (603) 271-6605
Website: http://www.state.nh.us/nursing/

 

Contact Person:
Cynthia Gray, Executive Director

All nurses: 30 contact hours every renewal period

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $80.00


License renewal (biennial), RN: $60.00

 

15 of the 30 via home study

New Jersey State Nurses Association

Mary Ann T. Donohue, PhD, RN, APN, NEA-BC, President (Term ends 07/2012


Patricia Barnett, Chief Executive Officer

1479 Pennington Road
Trenton, NJ 08618-2661

Phone: (609) 883-5335 ext. 10
Fax: (609) 883-5343
E-mail: njsna@njsna.org or pat@njsna.org
Website: www.njsna.org

Office Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm

New Jersey State Board of Nursing

P.O. Box 45010
124 Halsey Street, 6th Floor
Newark, NJ 07101

 

Phone: (973) 504-6586
Fax: (973) 648-3481
Website: http://www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/
medical.htm

 

Contact Person:
Patricia Lynch Polansky

Executive Director

None

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $140.00


License renewal (biennial), RN: $65.00

 

New Mexico Nurses Association

Mary Colleen Campbell, BSN, RN, President (Term ends 10/2011)


Carrie Roberts, MSN, RN, CNP, Executive Director

P.O. Box 29658
Santa Fe, NM 87592-965
Phone: (505) 471-3324
Fax: (877) 350-7499
E-mail: carrie@nmna.org
Website: www.nmna.org

Office Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm

New Mexico State Board of Nursing

4206 Louisiana Boulevard, NE
Suite A
Albuquerque, NM 87109

Phone: (505) 841-8340
Fax: (505) 841-8347
Website: http://www.bon.state.nm.us/

 

Contact Person:
Debra Brady

Executive Director

All nurses: 30 contact hours every renewal period

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $90.00


License renewal (biennial), RN: $60.00

 

All 30 via home study

New York State Nurses Association

Karen A. Ballard, MA, RN, President (Term ends 10/2011)


Tina Gerardi, MS, RN, CAE, Chief Executive Officer

 

11 Cornell Road
Latham, NY 12110

Phone: (518) 782-9400 ext. 279
Fax: (518) 782-9530
E-mail: tina.gerardi@nysna.org
Website: www.nysna.org

Office Hours: 8:30am - 5:00pm

New York State Board of Nursing

Education Bldg.
89 Washington Avenue
2nd Floor West Wing
Albany, NY 12234

 

Phone: (518) 474-3817 Ext. 120
Fax: (518) 474-3706
Website: http://www.nysed.gov/prof/nurse.htm

 

Contact Person:
Barbara Zittel, Executive Secretary

2-hour course on child-abuse (one time requirement for registration)


4-hour course on infection control every 4 years

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $135.00
License renewal (triennial), RN: $50.00

 

 

North Carolina Nurses Association

Ernest J. Grant, MSN, RN, President (Term ends 10/2011)


Tina Gordon, MPA, CAE, Chief Executive Officer

103 Enterprise Street
Box 12025
Raleigh, NC 27605

Phone: (919) 821-4250
Fax: (919) 829-5807
E-mail: rns@ncnurses.org or tinagordon@ncnurses.org
Website: www.ncnurses.org

Office Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm

North Carolina State Board of Nursing
3724 National Drive, Suite 201
Raleigh, NC 27612

 

Phone: (919) 782-3211
Fax: (919) 781-9461
Website: http://www.ncbon.com/

 

Contact Person:
Polly Johnson, Executive Director

None

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $50.00


License renewal (biennial), RN: $60.00

 

 

North Dakota Nurses Association

Wanda Rose, PhD, RN, BC, President (Term ends 10/2010)


Becky R. Graner, MS, RN, Nurse Consultant, NDNA

c/o Becky Graner
5265 Hwy 1806
Mandan, ND 58554

Phone: (701) 223-1385
Fax: (701) 223-0575
E-mail: Becky@ndna.org
Website: www.ndna.org

Office Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm

North Dakota State Board of Nursing
919 South 7th Street, Suite 504
Bismark, ND 58504

 

Phone: (701) 328-9777
Fax: (701) 328-9785
Website: http://www.ndbon.org/

 

Contact Person:
Constance Kalanek, Executive Director

Nursing practice for relicensure 500 hours within preceding 5 years

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $90.00


License renewal (biennial), RN: $60.00

 

Ohio Nurses Association
Paula K. Anderson, RN,C, President (Term ends 10/2011)


Gingy Harshey-Meade, MSN, RN, CAE, NEA-BC, Chief Executive Officer

4000 East Main Street
Columbus, OH 43213-2983

Phone: 614) 237-5414
Fax: Fax (614) 237-6081
E-mail: gharsheymeade
@ohnurses.org

Website:
www.ohnurses.org

Office Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm

State of Ohio Board of Nursing
17 South High Street, Suite 400
Columbus, OH 43215-3413

 

Phone: (614) 466-3947
Fax: (614) 466-0388
Website: http://www.state.oh.us/nur/

 

Contact Person:
Janice Lanier, Interim Executive Director

RNs and LPNs: 24 contact hours per renewal period

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $50.00


License renewal (biennial), RN: $35.00

 

All 24 via home study

Oklahoma Nurses Association

Linda T. Fanning, BSN, MS, President (Term ends 10/2012)


Jane Nelson, CAE, Executive Director

6414 North Santa Fe, Suite A
Oklahoma City, OK 73116

Phone: (405) 840-3476
Fax: (405) 840-3013
E-mail: ona.ed@oklahomanurses.org or jnelson@oklahomanurses.org
Web site: www.oklahomanurses.org/

Office Hours: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Oklahoma State Board of Nursing

2915 N. Classen Boulevard, Suite 524
Oklahoma City, OK 73106

 

Phone: (405) 962-1800
Fax: (405) 962-1821
Website: http://www.ok.gov/nursing/

 

Contact Person:
Kimberly Glazier, Executive Director

None

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $75.00


License renewal (biennial), RN: $60.00

 

 

Oregon Nurses Association
Stephen Rooney, RN, BSN, President (Term ends 06/2012)


Susan E. King, MS, RN, Executive Director

18765 SW Boones Ferry Road
Tualatin, OR 97062

Phone: (503) 293-0011
Fax: (503) 293-0013
E-mail: ona@oregonrn.org or king@oregonrn.org
Web site: http://www.oregonrn.org/

Office Hours: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Oregon State Board of Nursing
800 NE Oregon Street, Box 25
Suite 465
Portland, OR 97232

 

Phone: (503) 731-4745
Fax: (503) 731-4755
Website: http://www.osbn.state.or.us/

 

Contact Person:
Joan Bouchard, Executive Director

None

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $80.00


License renewal (biennial), RN: $65.00

 

 

Pennsylvania State Nurses Association

Patrick Kenny, EdD, RN, ACRN, APRN-PMH, NE-BC, President (Term ends 10/2011)


Betsy Snook, MEd, BSN, RN

2578 Interstate Drive, Suite 101
Harrisburg, PA 17110-9601

Phone: (717) 657-1222 or toll-free (888)-707-7762
Fax: (717) 657-3796
E-mail: bsnook@panurses.org
Web site: www.panurses.org

Office Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing
2601 N 3rd St
Harrisburg, PA 17110

 

Phone: (717) 783-7142
Fax: (717) 783-0822
Website: http://www.dos.state.pa.us/
bpoa/cwp/view.asp? a=1104&q=432883/

 

Contact Person:
Miriam Limo, Executive Secretary

 

None

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $35.00
License renewal (biennial), RN: $45.00

 

 

Puerto Rico

 

 

  • 36 hours every 3 years for RN
  • 24 hours every 3 years for PN
  • accepts CA CE credits

 

Rhode Island State Nurses Association

Cathy E. Duquette, PhD, RN, CPHQ, NEA-BC, President (Term ends 10/2011)


Donna Policastro, RNP, Executive Director

700 Butler Drive
Providence, RI 02906

Phone: 401-331-5644
Fax: 401-331-5646
E-mail: DPolicastro@risnarn.org
SGardiner@risnarn.org
Web site: www.risnarn.org

Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 10:00am - 3:30pm

Rhode Island State Board of Nursing

Registration and Nursing Education
105 Cannon Building
Three Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908

 

Phone: (401) 222-5700
Fax: (401) 222-3352
Website: http://www.healthri.org/

 

Contact Person:
Charles Alexandre, Executive Officer

None

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $93.75


License renewal (biennial), RN: $50.00

 

 

South Carolina Nurses Association

Vicki C. Green, MSN, APRN, BC, President (Term ends 10/2012)


Judith C. Thompson, Executive Director

1821 Gadsden Street
Columbia , SC 29201

Phone: (803) 252-4781
Fax: (803) 779-3870
E-mail: judith@scnurses.org
Web site: www.scnurses.org

Office Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm

South Carolina State Board of Nursing110 Centerview Drive
Suite 202
Columbia, SC 29210

 

Phone: (803) 896-4550
Fax: (803) 896-4525
Website: http://www.llr.state.sc.us/pol/nursing

 

Contact Person:
Martha Bursinger, Executive Director

None

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $65.00


License renewal (annual), RN: $32.00

 

South Dakota Nurses Association

Rebecca Nichols, MSN, RN, CCNS, President (Term ends 10/2011)


Brittany Novotny, JD, MBA, Executive Director

P.O. Box 1015, 105 S. Euclid Ave., Suite C
Pierre, SD 57501-1015

Phone: (605) 945-4265
Fax: (605) 945-4265
E-mail: sdnurse@midco.net
Web site: www.sdnursesassociation.org

Office Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm

South Dakota State Board of Nursing
4300 South Louise Ave., Suite C-1
Sioux Falls, SD 57106-3124

 

Phone: (605) 362-2760
Fax: (605) 362-2768
Website: http://www.state.sd.us/dcr/nursing/

 

Contact Person:
Diana Vander Woude, Executive Secretary

None

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $75.00


License renewal,
RN: $65.00

 

 

Tennessee Nurses Association

Elizabeth H. Smith, PhD, RN, CCRA, President (Term ends 10/2011)


Sharon Adkins, MSN, RN, Executive Director

545 Mainstream Drive, Suite 405
Nashville, TN 37228-1201

Phone: (615) 254-0350
Fax: (615) 254-0303
E-mail: sadkins@tnaonline.org
Web site: www.tnaonline.org

Office Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Tennessee State Board of Nursing
426 Fifth Avenue North
1st Floor - Cordell Hull Building
Nashville, TN 37247

 

Phone: (615) 532-5166
Fax: (615) 741-7899
Website:
http://health.state.tn.us/boards/nursing

 

Contact Person:
Elizabeth Lund, MSN, RN, Executive Director

None

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $105.00


License renewal, RN: Not listed on web site

 

Texas Nurses Association

Margie Dorman-O'Donnell, MSN, RN, President (Term ends 06/2013)


Clair B. Jordan, MSN, RN, Executive Director

7600 Burnet Road Suite 440
Austin, TX 78757-1292

Phone: (512) 452-0645
Fax: (512) 452-0648
E-mail: memberinfo@texasnurses.org or cjordan@texasnurses.org
Web site: www.texasnurses.org

Office Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Texas Board of Nurse Examiners
333 Guadalupe, Suite 3-460
Austin, TX 78701

 

Phone: (512) 305-7400
Fax: (512) 305-7401
Website: http://www.bne.state.tx.us/

 

Contact Person:
Katherine Thomas, Executive Director

20 contact hours per renewal period

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $65.00


License renewal (biennial), RN: $92.00

 

All 20 via home study

Utah Nurses Association

Kathleen Kaufman, RN, MS, President (Term ends 1/2013)


Executive Director (vacant)

4505 Wasatch Blvd., Suite 330B
Salt Lake City, UT 84124

Phone: (801) 272-4510
Fax: (801) 293-8458
E-mail: una@xmission.com
Web site: www.utahnursesassociation
.com


Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 7:30am-3:30pm

Utah State Board of Nursing
Heber M. Wells Bldg., 4th Floor
160 East 300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

 

Phone: (801) 530-6628
Fax: (801) 530-6511
Website: http://www.commerce.state.ut.us/

 

Contact Person:
Laura Poe, Executive Administrator

RNs: Have practiced not less than 400 hours during 2 years preceding application for renewal, or have completed 30 contact hours, or have practiced not less than 200 hours and completed 15 contact hours during 2 years preceding application for renewal.

 

Fees:

Initial licensing fee,
RN: $120.00


License renewal (biennial), RN: $40.00

All up to 30 via home study

Vermont State Nurses Association

Ruth Elsa Baldwin RN, ADN, President (Term ends 10/2012)


June M. Benoit, Executive Director

100 Dorset Street, Suite 13
South Burlington,VT 05403-6241

Phone: (802) 651-8886
Fax: (802) 651-8998
E-mail: vtnurse@sover.net
Web site: http://my.memberclicks.com
/vsna

Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 3:00pm

Vermont State Board of Nursing
109 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05609-1106

 

Phone: (802) 828-2396
Fax: (802) 828-2484
Website:
http://www.vtprofessionals.org/
opr1/nurses/

 

Contact Person:
Anita Ristau,

Executive Director

None

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $90.00


License renewal (biennial), RN: $60.00

 

 

Virgin Islands State Nurses Association

Verna Christian Garcia, BSN, RN, President (Term ends 10/2011)


Joyce T. Heyliger, RN, MSN, MPH, Executive Director

PO Box 3617
Christiansted, US Virgin Islands 00822

Phone: (340) 713-0293
Fax: N/A
E-mail: heylie@viaccess.net

Virgin Islands Board of Licensure
Veterans Drive Station
St. Thomas, VI 00803

 

(340) 776-7397
Fax: (340) 777-4003

15 hours every 2 years

 

Virginia Nurses Association

Shirley Gibson, MHSA, BS, RN, President (Term ends 11/2012)


Susan Motley, Executive Director

7113 Three Chopt Road, Suite 204
Richmond, VA 23226

Phone: (804) 282-1808/2373
Fax: (804) 282-4916
E-mail: smotley@virginianurses.com
Web site: www.virginianurses.com

Office Hours: 8:30am -5:00pm

Virginia State Board oif Nursing

6606 W. Broad Street, 4th Floor
Richmond, VA 23230

 

Phone: (804) 662-9909
Fax: (804) 662-9512
Website: http://www.dhp.state.va.us/

 

Contact Person:
Nancy Durrett, Executive Director

None

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $105.00


License renewal (biennial), RN: Not listed on web site

 

Washington State Nurses Association

Julia Weinberg, RN, President (Term ends 06/2011)


Judith A. Huntington, MN, RN, Executive Director

575 Andover Park West, Suite 101
Seattle, WA 98188-3321

Phone: (206) 575-7979
Fax: (206) 575-1908
E-mail: wsna@wsna.org or jhunting@wsna.org
Web site: www.wsna.org

Office Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission Department of Health
1300 Quince Street SE
Olympia, WA 98504-7864

 

Phone: (360) 236-4740
Fax: (360) 236-4738
Website: http://www.doh.wa.gov/hsqa/
professions/nursing/default.htm

 

Contact Person:
Paula Meyer,

Executive Director

None

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $65.00


License renewal (annual), RN: $50.00

 

 

West Virginia Nurses Association

Elizabeth Baldwin, PNP, RN, President (Term ends 1/2013)


Ruth Blevins, Interim Executive Director

1007 Bigley Avenue
Suite 308
Charleston, WV 25302

Phone: (304) 342-1169 or toll free (800) 400-1226
Fax: (304) 346-1861
Email: Ruth@wvnurses.org
Web site: www.wvnurses.org

Office Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm

West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses
101 Dee Drive
Charleston, WV 25311

 

Phone: (304) 558-3596
Fax: (304) 558-3666
Website: http://www.wvrnboard.com/

 

Contact Person:
Laura Rhodes, MSN, RN, Executive Director

30 contact hours per renewal period

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $51.50


License renewal (annual), RN: $25.00

All 30 via home study

Wisconsin Nurses Association

Carolyn R. Krause, PhD, RN, President (Term ends 10/2011)


Gina Dennik-Champion, MSN, RN, MSHA, Executive Director

6117 Monona Drive
Madison, WI 53716

Phone: (608) 221-0383
Fax: (608) 221-2788
E-mail: info@wisconsinnurses.org or gina@wisconsinnurses.org
Web site: www.wisconsinnurses.org

Office Hours: 7:30am - 4:00pm

Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing
1400 E. Washington Avenue
P.O. Box 8935
Madison, WI 53708

 

Phone: (608) 266-0145
Fax: (608) 261-7083
Website: http://www.drl.state.wi.us/

 

Contact Person:
Kimberly Nania, Director, Bureau of Health Service Professions

None

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $68.00


License renewal (biennial), RN: $66.00

 

 

Wyoming Nurses Association

Faith Jones, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, President (Term ends 09/2012)


Tobi L. Lyon, MBA, Executive Director

PMB Box 101
2816 Dogwood Avenue
Gillette, WY 82718

 

Phone: 1-800-795-6381
Fax:
E-mail: tobilyon@wyonurse.org
Web site: www.wyonurse.org

Office Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm

Wyoming State Board of Nursing

Address:
2020 Carey Avenue, Suite 110
Cheyenne, WY 82002

 

Phone: (307) 777-7601
Fax: (307) 777-3519
Website: http://nursing.state.wy.us/

 

Contact Person:
Cheryl Lynn Koski, MS, RN, CS,

Executive Director

20 contact hours, or 500 practice hours every two years, or 1600 practice hours every five years, or a refresher program.

 

Fees:
Initial licensing fee,
RN: $130.00


License renewal (biennial), RN: $110.00

 

All 20 via home study