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INFORMATION ABOUT THE ONGOING NOVEL CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK
Information from TN Dept of Health about the Ongoing Novel Coronavirus Outbreak

Board of Nursing

COVID-19 Impact to  NCLEX Candidates

As concerns related to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) continue, NCSBN is working with Pearson VUE, the NCLEX testing vendor, to ensure the safety of the NCLEX testing candidates.  For updated information, please visit https://www.ncsbn.org/14428.htm

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Applications

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)

►  Initial licensure applications are now available online.  The online application allows health care professionals to apply for an initial license and complete and update the practitioner profile that is mandatory for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses. You will upload the documents required to complete your initial application.  The user friendly application lets you pay using credit card, debit card or e-check.    Select the link below to begin.

Registered Nurse (RN)

► Information regarding COVID-19 impact to NCLEX candidates from NCSBN:  https://www.ncsbn.org/14428.htm 

►Initial licensure applications are now available online. The online application allows health care professionals to apply for an initial license. You will upload the documents required to complete your initial application. The user friendly application lets you pay using credit card, debit card or e-check. Select the link below to begin.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

 Information regarding COVID-19 impact to NCLEX candidates from NCSBN:  https://www.ncsbn.org/14428.htm

► Initial licensure applications are now available online. The online application allows health care professionals to apply for an initial license. You will upload the documents required to complete your initial application. The user friendly application lets you pay using credit card, debit card or e-check. Select the link below to begin

Medication Aide

  • Medication Aide Certification Application    *Submit this application only after passing the certification exam for Tennessee.  Effective August 5, 2019, the initial licensure fee will be eliminated.  Refunds will not be issued for those who apply prior to August 5, 2019.