Nev. Admin. Code § 632.180 - Graduation from program outside United States

Current through March 28, 2022

1. After an application for a license is filed by a graduate of a program outside of the United States who holds a license from another jurisdiction in the United States, the applicant's credentials will be reviewed by the Board and eligibility for licensure established. Translations must be paid for by the applicant. The ability to read, write and speak English must be shown by proof that the applicant has satisfactorily passed:
(a) The State Board Test Pool Examination;
(b) The National Council Licensing Examination;
(c) The examination given by the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools; or
(d) Another test of competency in English acceptable to the Board.
2. All graduates of programs in professional nursing outside of the United States who graduated on or after January 1, 1952, must have completed courses of study in the theory and clinical practice in medical nursing, surgical nursing, obstetric nursing, nursing of children and psychiatric nursing and must pass a licensing test in each of these areas. Deficiencies may be removed by participation in an accredited program in nursing or as determined by the Board.
3. All graduates of programs in practical nursing outside of the United States who graduated on or after January 1, 1952, must have completed courses of study in the theory and clinical practice in medical nursing, surgical nursing, obstetric nursing, nursing of children and principles of mental health. Deficiencies may be removed by participation in an accredited program in nursing or as determined by the Board.

Notes

Nev. Admin. Code § 632.180
Bd. of Nursing, part p. 1, eff. 10-4-63; A part p. 2, 7-1-65; A and numbered as § II subsec. C, 7-11-69 & § II subsec. C, 11-26-69; A 7-10-75; 12-20-79-NAC A 8-5-86; 9-6-88; 7-7-94

NRS 632.120, 632.140, 632.160, 632.270, 632.280

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