Louisiana Board of Nursing

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The Louisiana Board of Nursing is known by many nicknames, abbreviations and synonyms, which all refer to the same Board.  These other names include Louisiana BON (Board of Nursing), LA BON, Louisiana State Board of Nursing and Louisiana Department of Nursing.

The mission of the LA BON is to protect the general welfare of people by ensuring that medical professions in the State are competent to practice safely.  The Board actively regulates

  • Medical practices
  • Education through nursing NCLEX requirements
  • LA BON license verification
  • Nursing license renewals
  • Standards like Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) which can be fulfilled by AudioDigest
  • Opening a complaint channel for the public to uphold quality service from all medical staff

All CRNAs are required to apply for both a RN and CRNA license at the LA BON and States they are applying for jobs.

Louisiana BON Location

17373 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70810

LA BON Mailing Address

17373 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70810

Louisiana BON Website

The official Louisiana BON website is here and includes valuable information on verification, application forms and online services.

For example, the LA BON also posts regular news, meetings and events updates.

LA BON Person in Charge

The Louisiana BNE (Board of Nurse Examiners) oversees licensing, regulating, and monitoring the status of all nurses in the State of Louisiana.

Louisiana BON Contact

The main contact person is listed below.  Please note that this person may be difficult to reach on for day to day matters.

Karen C. Lyon
Executive Director

With that in mind, the best way to reach the LA BON is through phone call during the weekday office hours as per below:

Louisiana Board of Nursing Phone Number
Louisiana BON Contact Number


Louisiana CRNA Associations

  • LANA (Louisiana Association of Nurse Anesthetists)

Other Louisiana CRNA Information

CRNA Salary in Louisiana
CRNA Schools in Louisiana

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Author Bio: Nelson started everythingCRNA to help aspiring, student and practicing CRNAs & CAAs. Nelson is currently a CRNA in New York City.  Previously, he worked as an ICU Travel RN and Critical Care RN in Philadelphia, Miami, Washington DC, and Boston.  He earned his BSN from Penn State and his MSN from Bloomsburg.  He is also a member of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA). In his free time, he enjoys working out, exploring the outdoors, and helping future CRNAs.

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