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Category: Licensing

Kiley

RN License requirements for Texas

You want to practice nursing as an RN in Texas. Lucky for you Texas is a compact nursing state and once you have a your license you will be able to practice in 24 other states. There are certain RN license requirements for Texas and steps you must take to before you can begin practicing […]

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Michelle

Requirements to take the NCLEX-RN Exam

The NCLEX-RN is an exam which a nurse completes to demonstrate competency as a registered nurse. Unlike other tests, you actually have to apply to take the NCLEX-RN — not everyone is allowed to register.  While each state board of nursing has its own requirements, here are some of the common themes when it comes […]

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Michelle

RN vs LPN – What’s right for me?

So, you have decided that you want to become a nurse, but who knew that one decision would lead you to so many more questions. The first decision you will need to make is whether to enroll in an LPN or an RN program. There are many differences which you should consider when making this […]

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Michelle

RN License Requirements for Ohio

When you are ready to apply for a nursing license it is important to be familiar with the state requirements. Each state has different requirements and fees. Planning ahead will allow you to organize the required paperwork and budget for the required expenses. Below are the RN license requirements for Ohio.   Complete a nursing […]

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Stephanie

RN License Requirements for Virginia

If you are ready to get your nursing license, it is helpful to know the requirements of the state where you plan to carry your license.  Each state’s requirements can be a little bit different. In Virginia, you must complete an approved nursing program, complete an online application, fingerprints, background check, pay all associated fees […]

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Michelle

RN License Requirements for New York

When you are ready to apply for a nursing license it is important to be familiar with the state requirements. Each state has different requirements and fees. Planning ahead will allow you to organize the required paperwork and budget for the required expenses.   NY RN Licensing Step 1: Complete an approved nursing program and […]

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Chris

How does the NCLEX-RN work?

If you’re at all like me, this is how you’re feeling right now just thinking about the NCLEX-RN. Unfortunately there’s a lot of misinformation out there about the NCLEX-RN, how it works, and how to pass. For sure there are a minimum of 75 and a max of 265 questions. But, how does the exam […]

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Michelle

RN License Requirements for New Jersey

When you are ready to apply for a nursing license it is important to be familiar with the state requirements. Each state has different requirements and fees. Planning ahead will allow you to organize the required paperwork and budget for the required expenses.   NJ RN Requirements: Step 1 Complete an accredited nursing program and then […]

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Stephanie

How Long Does It Take To Become a Licensed RN?

In order to be a RN in the United States, a student must first complete an accredited nursing program.  Then, students must take and pass the NCLEX-RN exam to receive a state license to practice. There are many ways to accomplish these requirements and some are faster than others.  In general, the time it takes […]

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