Licensed nurse (chapter 632 of NRS)
Licensed or certified nurses are regulated by the Nevada State Board of Nursing. The Board has offices in Las Vegas and Reno.
Contact & Licensing
Board Las Vegas Office Address: 4220 S. Maryland Parkway, Building B, Suite 300, Las Vegas, NV 89119-7533
Board Reno Office Address: 5011 Meadowood Mall Way, Suite 300, Reno, NV 89502-6547
Phone: Las Vegas (702) 486-5800, Reno (775) 687-7700 (or toll-free: (888) 590-6726)
Fax: Las Vegas (702) 486-5803, Reno (775) 687-7707
There are a number of categories of nurse licensure or certification, including: registered nurses (RNs), licensed practical nurses (LPNs), advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), certified nursing assistants (CNAs) and, certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs). According to the Nevada State Board of Nursing, in 2016 there were: 23,222 licensed RNs; 3,163 LPNs; 1,180 APRNs; 8,133 CNAs; and, 94 CRNAs.
Nurses seeking to apply for a license or in need of other information can go to the following page on the Board website.
The Board provides a comprehensive search function through which the public can verify the qualifications and licensure of any category of nurse here.
All disciplinary actions taken by the Board against licensed or certified nurses are available for review here.
Complaints can be filed electronically or by mail using one of the forms that can be found on a page that explains the process here.
- Nevada Nurses Association
- Nevada Advanced Practice Nurses Association
- Nevada Association of Nurse Anesthetists
- Nevada Organization of Nurse Leaders
- Nevada Action Coalition