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Washington State Board of Nursing (WABON)

Who we are

We are Washington's State Board of Nursing.

Introduction and overview of NCQAC.

We regulate the competency and quality of all:

  • Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN)
  • Registered Nurses (RN)
  • Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners (ARNP)
  • Nursing Technicians (NTEC)

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

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