For RN and PN licensure:
- Must graduate from a board-approved program
- Nursing education programs shall be conducted in an accredited state-approved school. Accreditation may be by the New England Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools or another accrediting body recognized by the Board.
- Effective July 1, 2020, all Vermont prelicensure nursing education programs must be accredited by a national nursing accreditation organization approved by the Board.
- The Board may at anytime request information it deems necessary for oversight of proposed or existing nursing education programs.
- Rules and Requirements
For APRN licensure:
- You must have an active Vermont RN License to apply for an APRN license
- Certification Initial License for Primary Specialty:
- Official transcripts verifying your APRN education must be submitted directly by your graduate program.
- The transcript must indicate successful completion of the following courses: Advanced Pathophysiology, Advanced Assessment, and Pharmacotherapeutics.
- Scanned copy of your current national advanced nursing practice specialty certification.
- Transition to Practice:
- If completed, your start and end dates of practice period.
- If you are in your Transition to Practice period, a scanned copy of your Collaborative Agreement, signed by you and your collaborator before you start employment as an APRN in Vermont.
- If applicable, your DEA number
- If applicable, when you are licensed as an APRN in other jurisdiction(s):
- Enter all states where you have been or are currently licensed.
- Verification of your licensure submitted directly from your original state of licensure and from your most current state of licensure, if different.
- Or go to Nursys website and obtain license verification for Vermont. (Note: The Quick Confirm Report does not suffice
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