I believe my understanding is correct Jowannah 03. That "50 days or at least 400 hours within the last 2 years" work requirement is intended for those who graduated from nursing school more than 5 years ago.
Section E: PRACTICE REQUIREMENTS
1. I graduated from my entry level RN educational program within the last five years. Yes_____ No _
If “Yes” date of graduation _____ Name of Nursing Program
If “No” complete questions 2 – 5 below.
2. I have successfully completed a Board approved RN re-entry program (26 V.S.A. 1576©; Rules Ch. 4,
Subch. 2, Rules (III)(A), (VI)(A) and (B)). Yes No
Name of RN re-entry program:
Date RN re-entry program completed:
3. I have practiced as a registered nurse as defined in (26 V.S.A. 1576©; Rules Ch. 4, Subch. 2, Rules
(III)(A), (VI)(A) and (B)) , for at least 50 days (400 hours) within the last 2 years or 120 days (960 hours)
within the last five years: Yes No
4. Provide the following information for all RN employment within the last 5 years (paid, volunteer, or private
duty work); attach additional sheets if necessary:
-this is taken from the form itself.
Visit : http://vtprofessionals.org/opr1/nurses/forms/rnrenewal.pdf
I hope i am of help to you in any way. I am a vermont licensee myself. Requesting for inactive status is also an option.