Ala. Admin. Code r. 610-X-4-.03 - Licensure By Examination

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 6, March 31, 2022

(1) The Board shall determine the official examination for licensure.
(2) Each individual seeking entry into practice as a licensed nurse in Alabama shall give official evidence of having met a passing standard on the Board-designated official licensing examination.
(3) Applicants for Alabama multistate licensure shall declare Alabama the home state of residence. Each such applicant must provide evidence of residence in Alabama.
(4) Examination performance for each applicant shall be measured as provided by the Board-approved testing service. In the event that examination data are lost or destroyed through circumstances beyond the control of the Board, the applicant shall be required to retake the examination in order to meet requirements for licensure.
(5) A Pass-Fail designation shall be recorded as the official result. An applicant who fails the licensing examination shall not be licensed and is not authorized to practice nursing in Alabama.
(6) Official results shall be released by the Board to the applicant and the program from which the applicant graduated. Results may be released electronically or by mail at the Board's discretion. The Board shall not otherwise release individual examination results without written authorization from the applicant or licensee.
(7) An applicant who fails the licensing examination in another jurisdiction or territory shall not be eligible for licensure by examination in Alabama until eligibility has been established by the original jurisdiction or territory.


Ala. Admin. Code r. 610-X-4-.03
Filed September 29, 1982. Amended: Filed: February 17, 1984; effective March 24, 1984. Amended: Filed: February 1, 1994; effective March 8, 1994. Repealed and New Rule: Filed May 29, 2001; effective July 3, 2001. Repealed and New Rule: Filed September 29, 2004; effective November 1, 2004. Amended: Filed November 26, 2007; effective December 31, 2007. Amended by Alabama Administrative Monthly Volume XXXV, Issue No. 02, November 30, 2016, eff. 1/5/2017. Amended by Alabama Administrative Monthly Volume XXXVII, Issue No. 11, August 30, 2019, eff. 9/9/2019; operative January 1, 2020.

Rule 610-X-4-.02 was renumbered to 610-X-4-.03 as per certification filed November 26, 2007.

Author: Alabama Board of Nursing

Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, ยง 34-21-22.

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