Is Grandfathering out?

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    I have had my License since 1978, I remember a few years after that they would grandfather LVN's up to RN's, or challenge the boards. Do they still have programs that take a year to bump you from an LVN to RN around ?? I live in Southern Cali. and just moved here and am clueless... HA! Thank you for anyone who can advise me.

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    Sorry, but no. Grandfathering is out and has been for quite sometime. California has a 30 unit plan, but it is only accepted there, and if you ever decide to move, it will not give you the RN lciense to practice in any other state.
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    Quote from debiam
    I have had my License since 1978, I remember a few years after that they would grandfather LVN's up to RN's, or challenge the boards. Do they still have programs that take a year to bump you from an LVN to RN around ?? I live in Southern Cali. and just moved here and am clueless... HA! Thank you for anyone who can advise me.

    MY MOM HAS BEEN A NURSE SINCE I WAS BORN AROUND 1979. SHE HAD SOME FRIENDS WHO WERE LPNS SHE IS A RN, AND THEY TOOK SOME KIND OF CHALLENGE TEST AND BECAME RN IN AS LITTLE AS 6 MONTHS I'M NOT REAL SURE ABOUT BUT CALL THE BOARD OF NURSING AN AS THEM. I LIVE IS MISSISSIPPI... AND THE LPN-RN PROGRAM ONLY TAKES A YEAR , AND I'M PRETTY SURE YOU WILL BREEZE THRU THAT...
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    I'm in PA. They don't grandfather here or let you challenge the boards. However, many schools offer a bridge program that's two or two and a half semesters. At the school where I graduated from LPNs take a bridge course over the summer and then do only the last two semesters of the RN program. Then, of course, they have to take round two of the NCLEX.


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