Alaska Statutes.
Title 8. Business and Professions
Chapter 68. Nursing
Section 170. Qualifications of Registered or Practical Nurse Applicants.
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AS 08.68.170. Qualifications of Registered or Practical Nurse Applicants.

(a) An applicant for a license to practice registered nursing shall submit to the board on forms and in the manner prescribed by the board, written evidence, verified by oath, that the applicant has successfully completed a registered nursing education program accredited by a national nursing accrediting body and approved by the board.

(b) An applicant for a license to practice practical nursing shall submit to the board, on forms and in the manner prescribed by the board, written evidence, verified by oath, that the applicant has successfully completed

(1) a practical nurse education program accredited by a national nursing accrediting body;

(2) a practical nurse education program that meets the criteria established by the board under AS 08.68.100; or

(3) a registered nurse education program accredited by a national nursing accrediting body and approved by the board and, if the applicant has failed the registered nurse licensing examination, a practical nurse scope of practice course approved by the board.

(c) An applicant for a license to practice advanced practice registered nursing shall submit to the board, on forms and in the manner prescribed by the board, written evidence, verified by oath, that the applicant

(1) is licensed as a registered nurse in the state; and

(2) has successfully completed an advanced practice registered nurse education program that meets the criteria established by the board under AS 08.68.100.

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