MNA represents over 1690 MEMBERSHIP MBON carries out
MNA is governed by a 11 BOARD MBON consists of nine
The committee obtained a mailing list from the MBON
, which consisted of approximately 78,000 names and addresses.
All nursing schools must be approved by the MBON
(www.mbon.org) and the Maryland Higher Education Commission (www.mhec.state.md.us) for recognition and licensure.
* Renewal of nursing licenses every two years instead of every year: This change will save resources for the MBON and make licensure renewal more convenient for Maryland nurses.
* Temporary Licenses: The change would allow the MBON to grant a temporary license to an applicant who has passed the NCLEX (licensure examination) and other licensure requirements, but is still awaiting completion of the criminal background check.
also posts information about the approved nursing schools in on the Board's website, www.mbon.org.
Woodson joins Pamela Ambush Burris RN, MS, FRE, (Class of 2007), Director of Education and Licensing at the MBON
Morgan State University's proposed undergraduate nursing education program was approved by the Maryland Board of Nursing (MBON) at their June 2008 meeting.
Maryland has one of the most progressive articulation programs in the nation, approved by MHEC and the MBON, to encourage the transition from an RN to BSN for nurses.
For most nurses, it's hard to imagine anything worse than being the subject of a complaint filed at the Board of Nursing (MBON
MS, RN, reminded MNA members that there is a crisis in nursing with a "shortage that is absolutely phenomenal." She pledged to "do everything possible to work with you to make sure that we have a Board of Nursing that works, works well, and is responsive." In the photo, MNA Vice President Linda DeVries, RN, from Montgomery County, and MBON
Executive Director Noble (who is from the Eastern Shore), discuss ways to improve the system for nurses and their patients in 2008.