Board of Nursing
Welcome to the Web site of the Board of Nursing.
This board licenses registered nurses and practical nurses, and regulates the nursing profession in New Jersey. The board certifies advanced practice nurses, sexual assault forensic nurses, and certified homemaker-home health aides. The board accredits nursing schools and approves clinical affiliates. Inquiries or complaints may be forwarded to Mr. George Hebert, Executive Director, New Jersey Board of Nursing, PO Box 45010, Newark, NJ 07101, (973) 504-6430.
NJBON - EBOLA Policy Statement
Licensees of the New Jersey Board of Nursing have a proud history of providing compassionate and quality care to patients with all diseases and sicknesses, including infectious diseases.
Licensees of this Board are expected to treat patients who are suspected of or diagnosed with Ebola, when the licensee possesses the skill and experience to treat the condition presented and when the licensee has been appropriately trained and adequately equipped for the proper care of such patients.
The role of the Board is to protect the public of this State. The Board will hold nurses to their professional and ethical responsibilities and to the social contract which their licenses reflect.
To learn more about appropriate training and equipment please go to the NJDOH Ebola/Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Information Page.
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