91B Medic/Emt

  1. I was wondering if anyone knows...

    I know that they have now combined the 91B and 91C to 91W, but I was a 91B and EMT for 4 years prior to this conversion. Does anyone know in what states I could sit for the LPN license? I am in Oklahoma and am working in a hospital, but can only do basic nursing assistant tasks. The BON says that I can sit for the AUA test (authorized unaccredited aid - I think), but only if the Army will give me a sheet of all the tasks I was trained on. So, I am now looking into that, however I do not know how easy that will be to attain.

    Anyway, I saw the info on this board about Army LPN to civilian RN, and was wondering if I could go Army medic to civilian LPN. If anyone knows anything I would appreciate it!
    Last edit by lauritasol on Dec 15, '02
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  3. by   AlZee
    I was a 91B for 3 years and then a 91C for 17 years. My recommendation is to contact your local nursing boards and talk to them. Some states might review your NCOERs and transcripts. You might have to take some classes. Keep trying. Good luck
  4. by   Psqrd
    Quote from lauritasol
    I was wondering if anyone knows...

    I know that they have now combined the 91B and 91C to 91W, but I was a 91B and EMT for 4 years prior to this conversion. Does anyone know in what states I could sit for the LPN license? I am in Oklahoma and am working in a hospital, but can only do basic nursing assistant tasks. The BON says that I can sit for the AUA test (authorized unaccredited aid - I think), but only if the Army will give me a sheet of all the tasks I was trained on. So, I am now looking into that, however I do not know how easy that will be to attain.

    Anyway, I saw the info on this board about Army LPN to civilian RN, and was wondering if I could go Army medic to civilian LPN. If anyone knows anything I would appreciate it!
    I was a super B as well, and in California the hitch that I had was that you had to have like a year of bedside nursing as a medic proven with a letter of a supervisor and this is critical on Military letter head. If it's not on military letter head they will not accept. I had delayed too long before I learned about the back door for army medics in cali so most of the people that I served with had already retired so no letter head. I gave up and just decided to go for the ADN. I have to tell you the experience you have as a medic is huge and whatever you decide to do you will be successful.
    Good luck...us super B's are far and few between, most folks in the military don't even know what it is. P2
  5. by   lauritasol
    Thanks for your reply P2! Wow it has been a long time since I posted that! I am actually now a full blown RN - finished my BSN in 2006. So, I just went for it and it paid off! My experience as a super B was invaluable and I graduated with a 3.8! I had the time of my life and am in LOVE with being a RN. It is so much more exciting and rewarding than I ever expected. Thanks for the well wishes. Hope you are enjoying your career as well!

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