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About us

WHAT WE STAND FOR

Our History

The Liberian Board for Nursing & Midwifery (LBNM) was established in 1949 under the Nurse Practice Act of 1948. In 1952, the Board began licensing practicing nurses and midwives who were admitted to the Board as auxiliary members. In 1958 the Liberian Council of Midwives was established to assist with the implementation of the Board’s functions. The functions included

Registering nurses in the Republic of Liberia
Granting accreditation to all nursing and midwifery training programs
Testing and licensing new graduates from nursing and midwifery programs.
Renewing nursing licenses

The Council was merged into the Liberian Board for Nursing & Midwifery in 1975

Time to renew your Licence See procedure here 

Board History

The Liberian Board for Nursing & Midwifery (LBNM) was established in 1949 under the Nurse Practice Act of 1948. In 1952, the Board began licensing practicing nurses and midwives who were admitted to the Board as auxiliary members. In 1958 the Liberian Council of Midwives was established to assist with the implementation of the Board’s functions.

The functions included:-

Time to renew your Licence See procedure here 
Registering nurses in the Republic of Liberia
Granting accreditation to all nursing and midwifery training programs
Testing and licensing new graduates from nursing and midwifery programs.
Renewing nursing licenses

The Council was merged into the Liberian Board for Nursing & Midwifery in 1975

Our

Vision mission & Values

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Vision

The Liberian Board for Nursing and Midwifery envisions itself to be the ultimate authority in regulating the nursing and midwifery profession in the Republic of Liberia and to lead nursing and midwifery development to their highest level of excellence for the health and safety of the public.

Mission

The mission of the Liberian Board for Nursing and Midwifery is to protect the public's health and safety by providing reasonable assurance that the people who practice Nursing and Midwifery are competent and ethical practitioners with the necessary knowledge and skills required by their titles and roles.

Preamble

Whereas, the Liberian Board for Nursing and Midwifery has determined it imperative that Chapters 63 and 66 of the Title 33 of the Liberian Code of laws Revised be amended to make the Liberian Board for Nursing and Midwifery an autonomous agency with exclusive power and authority to regulate and monitor nursing and midwifery practice in the Republic of Liberia.

Now therefore.

It is enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Republic of Liberia Legislature assembled:

Board Act

“An Act to Amend Chapters 65 and 66 of Title 33 of the Public Health Law of the Liberian Code of Laws Revised and to Grant Autonomy to the Liberian Board for Nursing and Midwifery in the Republic of Liberia”

Table of Contents

Preamble

Outline

65.1: Title & 65.2: Short Title

65.3 Definitions

65.4 Effect of Amendment

65.5 Application of the Act

65.6 Scope of Nursing Practice

65.7 Nursing and Midwifery Board

66.2 Definitions of Practice of Midwifery

66.3 Scope of Practice of Midwifery

Core Values

The following are the core values held by the Liberian Board for Nursing and Midwifery:

Value

Protection of the public

Professionalism

Kindness

Safety of nurses and midwives

Respect for life

Excellence in nursing and midwifery education

Compassion

Excellence in provision of service

Nobility (called to serve humanity)

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