Regulatory and Accrediting Bodies in Nursing Regulatory and governing bodies are an important part of any organization, from federal government to more specialized interests such as the Securities and Exchange Commission. For nurses, the California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN) and the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) are two important examples of a regulatory body and an accrediting body, respectively. These two organizations determine guidelines for nursing education, licensing, discipline, practice, and accreditation. The California Board of Registered Nursing consists of members of the public and registered nurses. The five registered nurses on the board include “two direct-care nurses, an advanced...The end:
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