Washington State Board of Nursing (WABON)
Who we are
We are Washington's State Board of Nursing.
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:
- Consistent standards of practice
- Continuing competency mechanisms