Mission of the Board
The mission of the Minnesota Board of Nursing is to protect the public's health and safety by providing reasonable assurance that the people who practice nursing are competent, ethical practitioners with the necessary knowledge and skills appropriate to their title and role.
The Board strives to achieve its mission by:
Carrying out activities authorized by Minnesota statutes and rules (licensing, discipline, and program approval)
Fostering knowledge relevant to the needs of the public and to the education and practice of nursing
Formulating and influencing effective public policy related to nursing practice
Pursuing collaborative alliances with publics, including consumers of nursing care, nurses, employers, educators, state agencies, and legislators
Disseminating information to the public and to nurses
Operating an agency which utilizes human and fiscal resources efficiently and effectively
The Minnesota Board of Nursing will be a leader in effective nursing regulation by creating, administering and sharing innovative regulatory practices.
Trust - integrating the obligation of confidence and authority expected of the Board by the public
Integrity - enforcing laws and rules ethically
Responsiveness - taking the initiative to communicate openly
Accountability - committing to public safety
Collaboration - pursuing alliances with internal and external stakeholders
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