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49 Pa. Code § 21.118. Post-basic nursing programs.


§ 21.118. Post-basic nursing programs.

 (a)  A registered nurse currently licensed in another jurisdiction of the United States or Canada who has graduated from an approved program of nursing and who is enrolled in an accredited graduate nursing program, a bachelor of science nursing program, or a refresher course in nursing may practice nursing in a clinical setting as required by the educational program of studies without obtaining a Pennsylvania license so long as the student does not receive compensation except in the form of stipends, scholarships and other awards related to the training program.

 (b)  A student who meets the description in subsection (a) and who also desires to practice as a registered nurse while participating in the training program shall submit an application for licensure by endorsement and obtain a temporary practice permit as provided by §  21.28 (relating to licensure by endorsement).


   The provisions of this §  21.118 adopted March 22, 1991, effective March 23, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 1165.

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