News | September 10, 2018

Introducing "Kansas Nursing": The Kansas Nursing License Verification Skill

TOPEKA, KAN.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

The Kansas State Board of Nursing (KSBN), in partnership with the Information Network of Kansas (INK) and the Kansas Information Consortium, LLC (KIC), is proud to announce the launch of “Kansas Nursing,” the Kansas Nursing License Verification skill for your Amazon device.

Kansas Nursing is a first-in-class solution that allows users to quickly and easily look up a license, verify the status of an existing license, or find answers to frequently asked questions. The skill was officially debuted at the KSBN Annual Program Administrators meeting, Sept. 10, 2018.

“KSBN are very excited to announce the launch of our Kansas Nursing Alexa skill. We are the first state nursing board in the nation to offer access to our License Verification database and agency FAQs via virtual assistant. We are committed to remaining at the forefront of technology, in order to bring the most relevant and informative offerings to those we serve.”

Carol Moreland, MSN, RN
Executive Administrator, KSBN

By interacting with Alexa, Amazon’s interactive virtual assistant powered by artificial intelligence, users can access KSBN’s License Verification database and agency FAQs via their Amazon Dot, Echo, or Show device. Here are some of the ways you can use the skill:

  • Find your nursing license number
  • Ask when your nursing license expires
  • Learn about CEU requirements to renew
  • Look up the status of an existing license

Kansas Nursing is now available in the Amazon app store. For more information, including infographics on how to interact with the skill, visit ksbn.kansas.gov/alexa.

About Kansas.gov

The Information Network of Kansas, Inc. (INK) is responsible for the oversight of the development of the official website for the state of Kansas, Kansas.gov. The portal operates through a public-private relationship between INK and the Kansas Information Consortium, LLC, to help Kansas government entities Web-enable their information services. The Kansas Information Consortium builds, operates, maintains and markets Kansas.gov and is part of NIC’s (NASDAQ: EGOV) family of companies.

About NIC

NIC Inc. (NASDAQ: EGOV) is the nation’s premier provider of innovative digital government solutions and secure payment processing, which help make government interactions more accessible for everyone through technology. The family of NIC companies has developed a library of more than 13,000 digital government services for more than 5,500 federal, state, and local government agencies. Among these solutions is the ground-breaking personal assistant for government, Gov2Go, delivering citizens personalized reminders and a single platform for all government interactions. More information is available at www.egov.com.


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