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The Site is designed to facilitate the exchange of information between NCSBN Members only and information contained in the Site should not be disclosed to third parties without prior authorization from NCSBN and/or the nursing board supplying the information. The information displayed on the Site, including information from other linked databases, is supplied by the individual boards of nursing as well as other agencies, without review, verification or editing by NCSBN. The data does not constitute official government records and NCSBN makes no representation as to the accuracy, completeness or currency of the information contained in the Site. The posted information does not constitute, and is not posted for the purpose of providing, medical or nursing practice advice. We encourage you to consult authoritative resources for more detailed information about the information posted. NCSBN encourages all Members: (1) to ensure, before inputting any data, that doing so does not violate the state's privacy laws; and (2) to not take licensure or disciplinary action on the basis of the Site information before checking with the nursing board contributing such information.

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Last Updated: 1/21/2020