The National Council of State Boards of Nursing began exploring the mutual recognition model of nurse licensure. This model, which NCSBN called the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), allows a nurse to have one license and to practice in other states as long as that nurse acknowledges that he or she is subject to each state’s practice laws and discipline.
Hellquist, K. and Spector, N. (2004). A primer: The national council of state boards of nursing nurse licensure compact. JONA’s Healthcare Law, Ethics, and Regulation. 6, issue 4 (October-November).
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- Education, Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), Regulation