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Board of Nursing

Welcome to the Board of Nursing.

The New Hampshire Board of Nursing (NHBON) is a regulatory board that safeguards the life, health and public welfare of New Hampshire citizens. It also provides oversight of the Nursing Assistant (NA) Registry. The practice of nursing is regulated under the Nurse Practice Act RSA 326-B and further defined under the Administrative Rules 100-800. All licensees are responsible for knowing their scope of practice. No person may practice as a nurse or nurse aide without a license. In addition to direct care activities, NHBON also defines "practicing" as attendance at employee orientation or completing other types of non direct care activities.

Announcements and Notices

Resource for Addiction or Substance Misuse

  • For immediate assistance with addiction or substance misuse call the New Hampshire Statewide Addiction Crisis Line toll-free at 1-844-711-HELP (4357) or via email: hope@keystonehall.org
  • Free Educational Courses that award contact hours for Nurses and Nursing Students are being offered online at www.ncsbn.org. The course titles are: "Understanding Substance Use Disorder in Nursing" and "Nurse Manager Guidelines for Substance Use Disorder."
  • PDMP Registration Instructions for APRNs pdf file

Contact

121 South Fruit Street, Suite 102
Concord, NH 03301
Board.Questions@nh.gov
(603) 271-2323 (Nursing)
(603) 271-6282 (Nursing Assistant)
(603) 271-6605 (Fax)

The Board of Nursing cannot return calls from other countries, including Canada.

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Office of Professional Licensure and Certification
121 South Fruit Street |  Concord, NH 03301
Main Telephone: (603) 271-2152