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Professional Organizations

Board of Nurse Examiners - 333 Guadalupe, Tower 3, Austin, Texas 78701; Phone — 512-305-6818; www.bon.state.tx.us

The mission of the Board of Vocational Nurse Examiners define the Vocational Nurse Act, is to protect the health and safety and enhance the well being of the people of Texas. We ensure that Texans are served by a qualified safe practitioner of vocational nursing through the establishment and implementation of educational standards, licensure requirements and disciplinary processes.

National Council of State Boards of Nursing - 111 East Wacker Drive, Suite 2900, Chicago, IL 60601; Phone 312-525-3600; www.ncsbn.org

The mission of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing is to lead in nursing regulation by assisting Member Boards, collectively and individually, to promote safe and effective nursing practice in the interest of protecting public health and welfare.

National Federation Licensed Practical Nurses - 605 Poole Drive, Garner, NC, 27529; Phone 919-779-0046; www.nflpn.org

The National Federation of Licensed Practical Nurses is an organization made of dedicated practical nurses and associate members.