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Now Playing: BRN’s Intervention Program Video

Being a registered nurse (RN) does not guarantee immunity from substance use disorders (SUDs) or mental illness. In fact, most people suffering from an SUD, treatable brain disease or mental illness may not even recognize they have a problem. According to the Journal of Nursing Regulation, an estimated 10 to 20 percent of nurses are…

BRN is Doing Their Part to Go Green!

This September, the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) is making strides to reduce their use of paper by requiring license applications and renewals to be submitted online for Registered Nurse (RN) and advanced practice licensees. Obsolete pocket (identification) cards are also being eliminated. The rationale for this modification? An individual’s license status can change…

Expert Practice Consultants Wanted by the Board of Registered Nursing

Nearly all industries have them. From medicine to technology. Expert Practice Consultants (EPCs), also known as Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) are bona fide experts in a particular field who are called upon to provide guidance or counsel, and sometimes expert testimony in lawsuits or other legal matters. Typically, EPCs have developed proficiency in their career…

DCA, BRN & BVNPT Salute Nurses! National Nurses Week – May 6-12, 2017

National Nurses Week is one of the nation’s principal health care calendar events, giving recognition to all those in the nursing profession and sharing nursing education with the public. Supported by the American Nurses Association (ANA), this week-long celebration of the nursing community occurs during the same week every year, commencing on National Nurses Day,…

MEN! THE NURSING FIELD WANTS YOU!

NURSING TODAY Thanks to the aging of our population, demand for healthcare services and the number of nurses preparing to retire from the workforce, the job outlook for careers in the field of nursing is promising. The potential demand for more healthcare providers has created a need for an increase in recruitment and retention of…

Board Appoints New Executive Officer

The California State Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) announces the appointment of Dr. Joseph Morris as its new Executive Officer, effective July 11, 2016. Read the news release here.

Seven Plead Guilty to Forging Transcripts in Order to Become Nurses

SACRAMENTO – Seven people have pleaded guilty to charges of forgery for using fake transcripts to become licensed as Registered Nurses. All were arrested as a result of a multi-agency probe involving the California Department of Consumer Affairs’ Division of Investigation (DOI), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Internal…

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