NEW! CA BON Update on Excelsior 12/5/03



At the Board Meeting on December 5, 2003, the Board took the following action:

Approve the eligibility of Excelsior College graduates applying for licensure as an RN, providing they meet the following requirements:

1. Must be an LVN

2. Must have 8 units or 360 hours of supervised clinical experience through a California approved program. The clinical areas required are to be in advanced medical surgical nursing, psychiatric nursing and geriatrics.

3. The practicums may be provided through the Open University option throughout California State University System, California Community College System or through Independent College System.

4. Comply with LVN to RN requirements under California law, Business and Professions Code Section 2736.6 and California Code of Regulations, Title 16, Section 1429.

Such eligibility requirements will apply to students who enroll at Excelsior College on or after December 6, 2003.

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