Licensure question - page 2
I'm a BSN student, planning to travel as soon as I get a couple of years of experience. It would be more convenient for me to take the NCLEX now, rather than wait until after I graduate this May,... Read More
Feb 4, '07Joined: Apr '05; Posts: 808; Likes: 1,109Thanks! That's exactly why I asked the question--I'm SURE I won't always live and work in CA, and I wanted to know how this licensure issue might affect my plans to travel.
Feb 5, '07Occupation: Registered Nurse with a Travel company and also do Local Agency contracts. Specialty: 28 year(s) of experience in ICU's,TELE,MED- SURG ; Joined: Dec '01; Posts: 349; Likes: 13I know exactly what you are talking about but realize that you have zippo experience, you wouldn't be safe to walk into any hospital so soon without preceptorship and staff experience. All you'll do is get yourself in a heap of trouble.
Minimum experience after staff is 2 years in a like setting for most agencies. Be careful and don't do anything that can ruin your career for life.
Feb 5, '07Joined: Apr '05; Posts: 808; Likes: 1,109Yes, thank you, but I'm not planning to travel until I have experience--as I said in my first post, I'm looking long-range here.