Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 6, March 31, 2022
The applicant educated in a nursing education program outside
of the jurisdiction of the United States shall:
(1) Submit a completed electronic application
and required fee(s).
required to pass the same licensure examination as applicants for licensure by
examination in Alabama, unless the applicant has been licensed in another state
(3) Be a graduate
of a nursing education program approved by the proper authorities in the
country where the program is located.
(4) Correct any educational deficiencies by
taking additional courses, as directed by the Board.
(5) Have completed secondary school or its
Provide a certified
course-by-course report from a credential evaluation service acceptable to the
Board, verifying that the applicant:
earned educational credentials equivalent to graduation from a governmentally
accredited/approved, post-secondary general nursing program.
(b) Received both theory and clinical
education in each of the following: nursing care of the adult which includes
both medical and surgical nursing, maternal/infant nursing, nursing care of
children, and psychiatric/mental health nursing.
(7) In the case of an applicant for licensure
by examination, the applicant must provide certification that the applicant has
achieved an approved score on an English proficiency test acceptable to the
Board, unless a substantial portion of the applicant's nursing program of
study, as determined by the Board, was conducted in English. At-home or online
testing is not sufficient to satisfy this requirement.
Ala. Admin. Code r.
Filed September 29, 1982.
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 Repealed and New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 Repealed and New Rule: Filed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.
Administrative Monthly Volume XL, Issue No. 04, January 31, 2022,
was renumbered to 610-X-4-.06 as per certification filed November 26,
Author: Alabama Board of Nursing
Code of Ala.