IS NURSING LICENSURE THE SAME FROM ONE STATE OR PROVINCE TO ANOTHER?
No, each state has its own regulatory board for licensing nurses. While some regulations may overlap from state to state, it is important to know exactly what your desired licensing board will require of you. In particular, states generally have similar requirements in order to become a Registered or Licensed Practical Nurse, but may vary widely on requirements for specific nursing specialties. Some states are part of the Nursing Licensure Compact (NLC), which establishes that one NLC state will allow nurses licensed in another NLC state to practice in that state. Fore more information on the NLC, including a map of NLC states, visit https://www.ncsbn.org/nlc.htm.
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