Effective Jan. 12, the licensure status of nurses in Washington, DC, will be accessible online at the National Council of State Boards of Nursing's Nursys Web site at www.nursys.com. T
he Nursys Web site contains personal, licensure, education, verification and discipline information supplied as regular updates by boards of nursing in the U.S.
When applying for licensure in another state, nurses can use the Nursys Web site to request verification of their DC licensure status. Once processed, the verification information will be available to all boards of nursing for 90 days.
In addition, employers can use the Nursys Web site to instantly verify licenses and check discipline status for potential employees.