Non-degree RN license issues... - page 3
There's an issue going on with our nursing program... In December our class will have all the requirements needed to test for the nclex but we aren't issued degrees cause we still have another... Read More
Nov 16, '10Joined: Feb '09; Posts: 1OK I'm a RN orginally licensed in California back in 1985....was an LVN while working on RN so I am a diploma nurse....back then my boards were for California there was no NCLEX.....so in 2004 never thinking I would leave California I decided to leave Cali to Arizona....got my RN there....and they are a compact state so I am licensed in Multi states......so much for needing a degree....I do intend on teaching....so Arizona will recognize my MSN....so much for restricting oneself....
Nov 17, '10Joined: Jan '09; Posts: 13; Likes: 1My advice is that you contact the BRN on licensure regulations and qualifications. The market is saturated currently by NON-employed RNs who are Associate Degree and Bachelor Degree graduates. Unless you are in a rural area or Internship program while in school finding a non-graduate job in the hospital's are nearly non-existant since they are all fighting for Magnet status for recognition leading to narrow entry & more competition in nursing.