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Illinois Nurse Practice Act

The Illinois Nurse Practice Act includes criteria for eligibility to apply for licensure to practice nursing, the definition of professional nursing and items related to grounds for licensure refusal, suspension or revocation. Specifics can be found in the publication, Illinois Nursing and Advanced Nursing Practice Act. For more information on this, please contact the Illinois Department of Finance and Professional Regulations at 217-785-0800 or find them on the web at