13 states with same CA BON concurrency issues - page 2

by steppybay

i knew of the recent vt denials and just as of yesterday my friend's letter of rejection from az, same as ca bon's reason. let's all thank our ched, prc and pna for doing a "great" job of not meeting the states minimum... Read More


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    Hi. Where did you find the article or new that 13 states are having concurrency issues?
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    I've applied in Washington state having same issues
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    Quote from kellieskorner
    I've applied in Washington state having same issues
    Yes, that's true, it is the state of Washington, bummer.

    Had it been Washington, DC, then the state's abbreviation would have been DC (Washington DC) vs just WA for Washington state.
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    I'm in Australia.This cgfns is bogus when they want to take your money and you already know you won't meet standards.we are deficient in peds/ob as midwifery is an extra year after the bachelor degree and child and family course doesn't meet as some of us didn't have clinicals.Is there any state in the USA that will actually license you as an RN if you are from the Phillipines or Australia.I did my LPN in the USA so at least I have that license.Just wondering if the peds/ob component of the LPN would satisfy the RN requirements
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    Quote from kellieskorner
    I'm in Australia.This cgfns is bogus when they want to take your money and you already know you won't meet standards.we are deficient in peds/ob as midwifery is an extra year after the bachelor degree and child and family course doesn't meet as some of us didn't have clinicals.Is there any state in the USA that will actually license you as an RN if you are from the Phillipines or Australia.I did my LPN in the USA so at least I have that license.Just wondering if the peds/ob component of the LPN would satisfy the RN requirements
    That's the unfortunate thing unless one can read and understand the Rules and regulations of the business and professional rules as set forth by EACH state BON's, as it can vary from one state to another. It is in each of the State's websites, but it does take some serious reading.

    The few states that are having some international students with some success (BUT it can change at any time) are Hawaii, Michigan, NY, TX and VA, but these are for the concurrency issues in most cases.

    But since you already know that you're lacking in the peds/ob requirements and if there's anything else missing or lacking, it has to meet up to that State's educational requirements.

    Maybe your dean knows where some other students from your school has been approved at without needing the additional courses, but I'm guessing there's none and just have to find the courses somewhere to meet the minimum standards.

    I don't know about if the LPN license you have is from what State will meet for what State's RN requirements you want to work in?

    But I would e-mail the State's BON that you plan to work in? Don't bother trying to apply into one state, then try to endorse it over, since you'll have to meet that "new" State's requirements anyways, so just go for whatever State you want settle down in, if it's a State that's not so educational-friendly to your BSN, then just avoid it.

    You just have to the meet the same standards that's required of all USA students.
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    The wa state Bon gave me the names of schools.i did my LPN in the USA.i am a us citizen.i did all my prerecs in USA.completed my bachelor of nursing here in Australia.they will not let me take the two classes I need and no school in the us will let you take just the two classes needed.So it's almost impossible.Then there's the issue the try and tell you you are an international student.It is so frustrating and unfair.Maybe the boards need to look at case by case situations.An ADN can come here and get registered as an RN.i worked hard for my bachelor degree.Just frustrated I will have to be an LPN and my degree counts as nothing.Just a money making scheme
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    So to whine.l'm just a little frustrated especially when CA BON and cgfns get all the money when they know you will be deficient.Maybe the boards should have disclaimers the following countries do not meet min us standards.apply and pay fees with caution.lol
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    Quote from kellieskorner
    So to whine.l'm just a little frustrated especially when CA BON and cgfns get all the money when they know you will be deficient.Maybe the boards should have disclaimers the following countries do not meet min us standards.apply and pay fees with caution.lol
    Yes, we all feel the frustrations and disappointments.

    You can blame our CHED, PRC and PNA for that.

    They've known about the CA BON concurrency requirements, I mean someone on their staff must read the requirements and choose not to abide by them, if they knew over 33% of PH grads head to the CA.

    It's not like it's a recent change in the CA BON rules policy, it's been there since 1987.

    Yes, that's true to pay the fee$ with caution, I think in most application for any States it states to the effect, any application fees are "not refundable". Good luck!
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    Ok, Kuyafern, you here? We're almost right, my friend just got DENIED in FL!! Yep, same old currency issue!!

    She heard that possibly NY may start to enforce the same concurrency, but until that really really happens....we're at 14 States, meaning only 11 more States to start this and it will be half of the Union.
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    Hey steppybay, Yeah i'm still here. I haven't been active lately. I'm trying to focus on reviewing. I figured that if I do get an ATT i'll be ready. Can't risk taking the NCLEX and failing and have my cases being reviewed. If it can happen in Ca it can happen almost anywhere these days.

    Yeah our theory is coming true.. It'll be much harder by 2013 March onwards with the incoming 2013 grads. States with over populated nurses and applicants will soon follow the concurrency issue. Jeez now Florida is in this. I'm not surprised though. Just another prediction; Hawaii, New York, and Nevada may be the next in line.

    People still applying in California and won't listen. This state is too overrated. I agree with you when you said, if international graduates do meet the concurrency issue, California will look for new ways just to limit applicants. For instance "you lack hours" "method of teaching does not meet US standards" "lack of certain subjects" "Grades are not satisfactory"

    We're facing rough times and we're in a long road of recovery. 2020. Too long. It may even come to a point where all the states require all international graduates to go back to school.

    Quote from steppybay
    Ok, Kuyafern, you here? We're almost right, my friend just got DENIED in FL!! Yep, same old currency issue!!

    She heard that possibly NY may start to enforce the same concurrency, but until that really really happens....we're at 14 States, meaning only 11 more States to start this and it will be half of the Union.


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