LA Gov. Announces Appointments To Board Of Nursing

                               Baton Rouge, LA (CompNewsNetwork) - Governor Bobby Jindal announced appointments to the Louisiana State Board of Nursing.

The Louisiana State Board of Nursing serves to ensure that persons practicing as registered nurses and advanced practice registered nurses are sufficiently trained and licensed.

According to statute, the board is comprised of eleven gubernatorial appointments. Members include eight registered nurses selected from nominations submitted by the Louisiana State Nurses Association, one certified registered nurse anesthetist selected from nominations submitted by the Louisiana Association of Nurse Anesthetists and two physicians selected from nominations submitted by the Louisiana State Medical Society.

Appointments to the Louisiana State Board of Nursing:

Nancy Davis, of Kenner, is the Senior Vice President & System Chief Nursing Officer for Ochsner Health System, a part of Ochsner Clinic Foundation.  Davis will be appointed to serve as a registered nurse selected from nominations submitted by the Louisiana State Nurses Association, as required by statute.

Patricia Johnson, of Baton Rouge, is the Senior Vice President and Chief Nurse Executive for Woman's Hospital.  Johnson will be reappointed to serve as a registered nurse selected from nominations submitted by the Louisiana State Nurses Association, as required by statute. 

William LaCorte, of Metairie, is an internist and geriatric specialist at St. John Medical Center. LaCorte will be reappointed to serve as a physician selected from nominations submitted by the Louisiana State Medical Society, as required by statute. 

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