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Nursing Instructors

Certification, Licensing, and Special Requirements

Certification or Licensing

To practice as a registered nurse, you first must become licensed in the state in which you plan to work. Licensed R.N.s must graduate from an accredited school of nursing and pass a national examination. In order to renew their licenses, R.N.s must show proof of continued education and pass renewal exams. Most states honor licenses granted in other states, as long as scores are acceptable.

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