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- by Jax13 Jan 14, '09I have taken my boards the maximum amount of times and failed. I am not eligible to retest. Does anyone know what to do now?
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- Jan 14, '09 by ohmeowzer RNi'm sorry you are having trouble passing boards. are you sure you reached your max? i have never heard of a max number you can take it. what about a refresher course? what state are you in? did you try posting in the nclex discussion forum? i am sorry i am not much help. i am sure you will get some replies. i send you prayers and hugs.
- Jan 14, '09 by APBT momCall the BON in your state and see what they require. Some states require you to take a remediation class before taking the NCLEX again.
- Jan 14, '09 by KymmiApply your college credits to a different field and return to school to pursue another career.
- Jan 14, '09 by Over-the-hill-NurseTry contacting your state boards and ask them what they would recommend. Maybe you need to think about a refresher course to review. They do have NCLEX courses that help you to prepare for the boards exam. Think about doing something like this to assist you in being successful the next time. Good luck
- Jan 14, '09 by JeffthenurseYou're talking about the CRNA Boards? Couldn't you take another course in another school and then retake the boards? Are your courses applicable to a Nurse Practitioner program? Do you have trouble taking tests? Won't your professors mentor you by giving you verbal tests? Don't quit!
- Jan 15, '09 by RNsRWeI think contacting your State BON would be your most sensible move. They can tell you if you need a refresher course, or to repeat the entire school process. Or if there's another option you don't know.
- Jan 15, '09 by traumaRUsCould we have some clarification Jax? Are you talking about the NCLEX (to get your RN) or the CRNA boards? Thanks for the additional info.
- Jan 15, '09 by loveanesthesiaIf you are referring to the Certification Exam for the CRNA, you have a max of 4 attempts per year, and you have 2 years after graduation to become Certified, which adds up to 8 attempts. If you've reached these limits, then you must repeat a nurse anesthesia program to again become eligible.
- Jan 15, '09 by Jax13I am talking about my CRNA boards. Do I have to be certified to practice, or are there states out there that don't require certification?