in us, lpn and rn's need to be licensed by the state in which work facility is located unless part of a compact state agreement.
a compact, or multi-state, license allows a licensed registered nurse (rn) or licensed practical nurse (lpn) to work in another state without having to obtain licensure in that state long as your permanent residence remains in the compact state where you are licensed
the state where the nurse is licensed and the state where the nurse works must both
be part of the compact agreement.
for a list of compact states, click here
. nevada is not part of the compact.
board of nursing list is located under resources
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any criminal convictions, dui, defaulted student loans, failure to pay child support etc all reasons for need closer review license application and extra time or possible sanctions on license --- with each state moving at different pace and needing to contact all boards one every held licensure.