Transition Of New Nurses From Education to Practice: A Regulatory Perspective A Regulatory Initiative to Bridge Education & Practice Kentucky Board of Nursing: Patricia Spurr, Ed.D., MSN, RN Education Consultant Clinical Internship Feb. 2007 Mission Statement
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Transition Of New Nurses From Education to Practice: A Regulatory Perspective
A Regulatory Initiative to Bridge Education & Practice
Kentucky Board of Nursing:
Patricia Spurr, Ed.D., MSN, RN
Protect public health and welfare
and enforcement of state lawgoverning the
safe practice of nursing
Setting?Wherever the components can be achieved.
Any component of “direct patient care” includes:
Nursing practice experiences that influence and/or impact direct patient care.
Example: Supervisory Capacity
To Avoid Interruption in Practice……
Candidates should not apply for licensure until they are comfortable that they will be able to complete the internship and the NCLEX within a six month period of time
Is there a difference in the NCLEX pass rates for first-time 2005-2006 KY candidates in the following categories:
Included those candidates that tested out of state, those that graduated prior to January 1, 2006, and those that “pre-filed” their application for licensure.
No statistical significance between the two groups.
Kentucky Board of Nursing
312 Whittington Parkway
Louisville, KY 40222