RS 37:962     

§962. Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners; method of appointment

           A. The Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners is hereby created within the Louisiana Department of Health and is subject to the provisions of R.S. 36:803. The board shall consist of thirteen members appointed by the governor. Each appointment by the governor shall be submitted to the Senate for confirmation.

           B. Six members of the board shall be practical nurses, two shall be registered nurses, and five shall be licensed physicians.

           C. The appointment of members of the board shall be made from a list, containing twice the number of eligibles to be appointed, submitted to the governor by the Louisiana State Medical Society where the appointee shall be a licensed physician, by the Louisiana Federation of Licensed Practical Nurses, Inc., for one of the practical nurses, by the Licensed Practical Nurses of Louisiana, Inc., for one of the practical nurses, by the Louisiana Nursing Home Association, for one practical nurse, by the Louisiana Hospital Association, for one practical nurse, or by the Louisiana State Nurses Association where the appointee shall be a registered nurse.

           Acts 1990, No. 642, §1.

{{NOTE: SEE ACTS 1990, NO. 642, §2.}}