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Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission (NCQAC)

Who we are:

We are Washington's State Board of Nursing.

We regulate the competency and quality of all:

  • Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs),
  • Registered Nurses (RNs),
  • Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners (ARNPs)
  • Nursing Technicians (NTECs).

What we do:

We protect the public's health and safety.

How we do it:

    We establish, monitor, and enforce:

    • licensing
    • consistent standards of practice
    • continuing competency mechanisms
    • discipline

    More information:

    Learn more about Washington State Boards and Commissions