The Illinois State Board of Nursing functions under the government agency titled “Illinois Center for Nursing” and makes sure that nursing and practice standards are met and those persons that are involved in the practice of nursing are competent and well trained. The state nursing board also offers guidance and assistance in applying for and renewing an RN, LPN or Nurse Practioner license. The board approves individuals for nursing licensure, registration and certification, approves educational programs and schools for nurses and nursing assistants.
The Illinois State Board of Nursing is also responsible for investigating complaints concerning a nursing licensee’s compliance with the state laws, and determines and delivers the disciplinary actions in the event that there are proven violations of the Nurse Practice Act.
The Illinois State Board of Nursing Licensure and Certification
The Illinois State Board of Nursing’s Online Verification system is a free service provided to nurse licensees, employers and the public. Online verification should not be the sole source of verification and the original license, drivers license or social security card should be requested to determine validity.
This system allows you to check on the status of an AP, RN, LPN or CNA in the state of Georgia. You can view the type of nursing license, date of license and any actions take by the IL State Board of Nursing.
IL State Board of Nursing Applications
Illinois Nursing applications are available from the state board and include nursing licensing for Certified Nursing Assistant, Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, Certified Medication Assistant, Advanced Practice (includes Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nurse Midwife Certification), and Georgia School Nurse Certification.
Nursing Programs Approved by the Illinois State Board of Nursing
Nursing programs and training schools must be approved by the IL State Board. This includes nursing training programs both online and on-campus for practical nursing, nursing assistants, Rn’s and medical assistants. Be sure that your nursing training program is approved by the Illinois State Nursing Board.