Idaho Admin. Code r. - TEMPORARY LICENSE

Current through August 30, 2021

A temporary license is a nonrenewable license. (7-1-21)T

01. Issued at Discretion of Board. Temporary licenses are issued, and may be extended, at the discretion of the Board. (7-1-21)T
02. Temporary Licensure by Interstate Endorsement. A temporary license may be issued to an applicant for interstate endorsement on proof of current licensure in good standing in another nursing jurisdiction, satisfactory documentation of employment within the three (3) years immediately preceding application, and compliance with the requirements of Section 240 of these rules. (7-1-21)T
03. Temporary Licensure by Examination. A temporary license to practice nursing until notification of examination results and completion of criminal background check may be issued to an applicant for Idaho licensure beginning thirty (30) days prior to graduation from a nursing education program recognized by the professional licensing board for another nursing jurisdiction, and compliance with Section 221 of these rules. (7-1-21)T
a. The practice of nursing by new graduates holding temporary licensure is limited as follows: (7-1-21)T
i. Direct supervision by a licensed registered nurse is provided. (7-1-21)T
ii. Precluded from acting as charge nurse. (7-1-21)T
b. Temporary licenses issued to examination candidates are issued for a period not to exceed ninety (90) days. (7-1-21)T
04. Unsuccessful Examination Candidates. (7-1-21)T
a. An applicant who fails to pass the licensing examination is not eligible for further temporary licensure. (7-1-21)T
b. In the event that such applicant subsequently passes the licensing examination after twelve (12) months or more have elapsed following completion of the educational program, a temporary license with conditions may be issued until verification of clinical competence is received. (7-1-21)T
05. Applicants Not in Active Practice. A temporary license with specific terms and conditions may be issued to a person who has not actively engaged in the practice of nursing in any nursing jurisdiction for more than three (3) years immediately prior to the application for licensure or to an applicant whose completed application indicates the need for confirmation of the applicant's ability to practice safe nursing. (7-1-21)T
06. Applicants from Other Countries. Upon final evaluation of the completed application, the Board may, at its discretion, issue a temporary license to a graduate from a nursing education program outside of a nursing jurisdiction, pending notification of results of the licensing examination. (7-1-21)T
07. Fee. The applicant pays the temporary license fee, as prescribed in of these rules. (7-1-21)T


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