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General Nursing Practice Information

Board staff receive phone calls and e-mails on a regular basis regarding practice issues and questions. This section of the BON web site contains information on many topics of concern or confusion for LVNs, RNs, and those who work with licensed nurses in Texas.

If you do not locate the information you need, e-mail the Board at: for additional information.

Please Note: New information will be added on an ongoing basis. Please check back frequently!
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Advanced Practice Nursing

Alternative & Complementary Therapies

Copying a Nursing License

Continuing Education

Board Position Statements


Drug Use by Nurses


Employment Issues

First Assisting


Moderate (Conscious) Sedation

Laws Impacting Nursing (Other than the Nursing Practice Act and the Board's Rules and Regulations)

Licensure Issues

Nursing Process

Peer Review

Poison Control Information

Position Statements

Practice Setting/Specialty Area Specific

Pronouncement of Death

Safe Harbor (See Peer Review)

Scope of Practice

Substance Abuse

Unprofessional Conduct

Volunteer Retired Nurse