Nursing is a dynamic profession that continues to evolve. Changes to the healthcare industry impact nursing practice, thus it is important for nurses to respond to those changes being ever-mindful of practice standards and scope as outlined in the North Dakota Nurse Practices Act (NPA) and
The mission of the North Dakota Board of Nursing (NDBON) is to assure North Dakota (ND) citizens quality nursing care through the regulation of standards for nursing education, licensure and practice. The North Dakota Century Code (NDCC) Chapter 43-12.1 Nurse Practices Act contains legislative statutes that
Theme: Develop strategies to retain North Dakota nursing program graduates and practicing nurses.
Activity: Develop a comparison chart/map to illustrate required clinical practice hours and continuing education contact hours for ND licensure in comparison with other states. Include obtaining, maintaining and reactivating a nursing license.
Analyzes survey responses from local health departments (LHDs) to determine budget and job losses LHDs encountered, how LHDs are responding to opioid use and abuse, population health activities, influenza preparedness and response, LHDs interoperability of health information systems, and environmental health activities. Includes data and statistics
Identifies resources and information to support the work of community health centers, including websites, publications, databases, and other materials. Featured topics include diabetes, behavioral health, and substance use disorders. Provides information on how to access technical assistance from organizations funded to support health centers.
Post-traumatic stress disorder, also known as PTSD, can happen to people of all ages. It is especially a common issue among aging adults because they have a more likely chance to have experienced at least one traumatic event in their lifetime. Examples of traumatic events that
At the May 17, 2018 convened meeting, the ND Board of Nursing (NDBON) officially adopted the practice guidance for “Role of the Nurse in Sedation/Analgesia”.
Testimony in the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions on May 22, 2018. Examines the growing problem of healthcare shortages in rural areas and the response by the federal government. Also explores how well healthcare professionals are being trained and why they choose
Provides a national and state-by-state overview of population health for older adults across 34 measures, as well as two supplemental measures new in 2018: suicide rate and risk of social isolation. Includes a special focus on persistent health disparities and challenges facing rural seniors. Click
The North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Behavioral Health Division today released an evaluation of the capacity of the state’s behavioral health system to prevent and respond to behavioral health challenges and promote the well-being of North Dakotans. The report points to a shortage of prevention