earning certification through an accepted organization or 3 completing an

Earning certification through an accepted

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earning certification through an accepted organization or 3)completing an equivalent program.In order to be certified by equivalency, a nurse will need to verify clinical experience and clinicalcompetency in provision of primary care services. Clinical competency will be verified by both alicensed physician and a licensed nurse practitioner.Slide 5:Washington Licensure Considerations:Washington State’s Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners (ARNPs) are regulated by the Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission, a part of the Washington Department of Health (DOH). ARNP is a broad license category that includes three advanced nursing roles: Nurse Practitioner (NP), Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM), and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA). Of these, NP is the most common specialty. Applicants that are educated in a commission approved Washington state nursing education program and applying for initial licensure must first:(1) Successfully complete a commission approved nursing education program. For applicants from a commission approved registered nurse program who are applying for a practical nurse license:(a) Complete all course work required of commission approved practical programs (2) Required courses not included in the registered nurse program may be accepted if the courseswere obtained through a commission approved program.(b) Be deemed as capable to safely practice within the scope of practice of a practical nurse by the nurse administrator of the candidate's program.(2) Complete seven clock hours of AIDS education as required (3) Successfully pass the commission approved licensure examinationSlide 6:Illinois Licensure Considerations:Illinois advanced practice nurses are licensed by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDPR). Illinois recognizes the following advance practice roles:Certified Nurse PractitionerCertified Clinical Nurse SpecialistCertified Nurse MidwifeCertified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
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An Illinois advanced practice nurse must hold RN and APN licensing. The National Council for State Boards of Nursing lists Illinois as a state with pending nurse compact legislature. Currently,however, a nurse must hold his or her primary RN licensure in Illinois.The licensing agency will require official graduate transcripts and a copy of the qualifying certification.I. A person shall be qualified for licensure as an advanced practice nurse if that person:(a) has applied in writing to the Department and has not violated any provisions(b) Also, they must hold a current license to practice as a registered nurse in Illinois;(c) has successfully completed requirements to practice as, and holds a current national certification as, a nurse midwife, clinical nurse specialist, nurse practitioner, or certified registered nurse anesthetist from the appropriate national certifying body(e) And finally, has successfully completed a post-basic advanced practice formal education program in the area of his or her nursing specialty.
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