CGFNS didn't show my Geriatric Clinical Hours. What to do?

  1. Good day to everyone,

    I received a letter from the B.O.N. of Texas saying that I didn't have my clinical hours listed in the CES report that I requested from CGFNS. When I took a closer look it indeed didn't have my clinical hours listed.

    Is there anyway to fix this? I mean, I have submitted my TOR to CGFNS and it was complete. I don't know what to do, I don't want to wait another 2 months for them to finish another report. Plus it says in the CES report that I have met all the requirements ( or at least the status says so).

    Has anyone encountered this kind of problem? And how did you solve it?

    Thank you and any kind of help would be appreciated.
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  2. 13 Comments

  3. by   Silverdragon102
    Moved to the International forum

    Do you know what your transcripts state?

    You may need to get in touch with your nursing school and ensure that clinical hours was documented. Haven't known Elderly hours was required by the BON usually it is Adult, Paeds, Obstetrics and Mental Health
  4. by   trtls
    Thank you for moving my thread, and I'm sorry for posting in the wrong section.

    My transcripts were dated December 2010. I have adult, children, infant, maternal, psychiatric and community health clinical hours.

    I will try to get in touch with them ASAP. This just took me by surprise, I didn't expect anything like this to happen.
  5. by   Silverdragon102
    May also be worth discussing this with the BON and see what they require you to do
  6. by   trtls
    It says in the letter that I must complete the hours and submit proof to CGFNS and have them re-evaluate and resubmit the report.

    Sigh. This will take a couple more months. Its very frustrating.
  7. by   CutiePie1
    Hello,
    I am a Registered Nurse of Nepal and facing same problem (geriatric clinical hours) right now, Do you get your problem fixed? How do you do that ? Please suggest me....
  8. by   brook11
    hi cutiepie1,

    I am also a RN from Nepal. I am also planning to apply BON TX ....
    if u have some idea pls share me what was the problems we have to
    encounter to get registration.

    Thank you !

    sharmi
  9. by   nirj
    In which state did you apply? I m applying from Kansas BON and am quite sure that my nursing school hasn't listed the geriatric hours so totally stressed out what the CES report would likely be. also the thing you said that CES report said you hv met all requirement has calmed me a little.please inform what you did next!
    Thanks.
  10. by   brook11
    Hi Nirj

    Hope u r also from Nepal. R u PCL nursing or bachelor?
    I am planning to apply to TX board but not sure what will be
    the result of CES ?

    hope everything will be fine.

    hav a good luck !

    sharmi
  11. by   nirj
    Hi Sharmi,
    yeah I am I completed my Bsc.
    Have you already ordered CES? This whole credentials evaluation process is driving me crazy. haven't started studying seriously...ufff
    good luck to you too.
  12. by   brook11
    Hi nirj,

    I didn't applied yet. Hopefully on the first week of feb , very soon.
    Is the CES take long time to evaluate? what abt yr CES?
    Did u applied already?

    Nice to see u here !!

    keep on share mate.

    Thank u !

    sharmi
  13. by   brook11
    hi titrls,

    Did you fix your problem?
    You finished your bachelor or pcl nursing titrls !

    have good luck !

    sharmi
  14. by   bethlearning
    I'm so confused..... do I need course by course evaluation CES for Tx (?), clinical hrs (?)
    I'm just starting the process from Canada.
    The goal is to have a TN... any suggestions would be helpful..... thank you. Good luck to y'all.

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