LOUISIANA STATE BOARD OF PRACTICAL NURSE EXAMINERS

131 Airline Drive, Suite 301, Metairie, LA 70001          Phone 504-838-5791     FAX 504-838-5279


Board information

 

The Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners (LSBPNE) is a regulatory agency of state government given the responsibility to enforce laws which pertain to the practice of practical nursing.

The legislature authorizes the board to carry out these responsibilities through La. Law, Title 37, Chapter 11, Part II. Practical Nurses, Section 961-979.

The board is comprised of 13 members consisting of six licensed practical nurses, two registered nurses, and five physicians each appointed by the governor of Louisiana. (see Board Members)

Functions

 

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