NCSBN Standards Development
The National Council of State Boards of Nursing was granted accreditation as a Standards Development Organization (SDO) by the American National Standards Insititute (ANSI).
In Memory of Dr. Tish Smyer, DNSc, RN, CNEView on Facebook
Dr. Tish Smyer, President of the Nevada State Board of Nursing, passed away on January 26, 2015.
Tish played a critical role in the UNLV School of Nursing's academic success. Under her leadership, online graduate programs were ranked 6th by US News and World Report for 2014 and pass rates on the NCLEX are consistently in the high 90s.
Tish led the initiative to develop a Dedicated Education Unit at Summerlin Hospital. In the past year, this expanded to two more units at Sumerlin and a new unit at Spring Valley Hospital.
Under Tish's leadership, the Nevada State Board of Nursing was awarded the regulatory achievement award by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing. ... See MoreSee Less