N 2.30(2) (2)“G.P.N." means graduate practical nurse.
N 2.30 History History: CR 14-002: cr. Register July 2014 No. 703, eff. 8-1-14.
N 2.31 N 2.31 Application. A nurse who has graduated from a board-approved school or comparable school or granted a certificate of completion by a board-approved school may be granted a temporary permit. An applicant shall submit a completed application and pay the applicable fee. The application shall include any of the following:
N 2.31(1) (1)Verification from a board-approved school via the electronic application process that the applicant has graduated or received a certificate of completion.
N 2.31(2) (2)A certification of graduation or completion from a board-approved school.
N 2.31(3) (3)An official transcript of nursing education submitted by the school of professional nursing or practical nursing directly to the department.
N 2.31 Note Note: A temporary permit does not grant multistate licensure privileges.
N 2.31 History History: CR 14-002: cr. Register July 2014 No. 703, eff. 8-1-14.
N 2.32 N 2.32 Title.
N 2.32(1)(1)A registered nurse applicant for licensure by exam who is granted a temporary permit may use the title “graduate nurse" or the letters “G.N."
N 2.32(2) (2)A practical nurse applicant for licensure by exam who is granted a temporary permit may use the title “graduate practical nurse" or the letters “G.P.N."
N 2.32(3) (3)A registered nurse or practical nurse for licensure by endorsement who is granted a temporary permit may use the title “registered nurse" or “licensed practical nurse."
N 2.32 History History: CR 14-002: cr. Register July 2014 No. 703, eff. 8-1-14.
N 2.33 N 2.33 Supervision.
N 2.33(1)(1)Except as provided in sub. (2), the holder of a temporary permit shall practice only under the direct supervision of a registered nurse.
N 2.33(2) (2)A holder of a temporary permit who is currently licensed as a registered nurse or practical nurse in another jurisdiction may practice without the direct supervision of a registered nurse.
N 2.33 History History: CR 14-002: cr. Register July 2014 No. 703, eff. 8-1-14.
N 2.34 N 2.34 Duration. The temporary permit is valid for a period of 3 months or until the holder receives notification of failing the NCLEX, whichever occurs first. Practice under temporary permits, including renewals under s. N 2.35, may not exceed 6 months total duration.
N 2.34 History History: CR 14-002: cr. Register July 2014 No. 703, eff. 8-1-14.
N 2.35 N 2.35 Renewal.
N 2.35(1)(1)A temporary permit for a registered nurse or practical nurse may be renewed once by completing an application and paying applicable fees.
N 2.35(2) (2)Subsequent renewals may be granted in hardship cases including illness, family illness or death, accident, natural disaster or delay of verification from another state. The board shall consider each application for renewal under this subsection individually on its merits, and the board may grant a renewal as deemed appropriate.
N 2.35 History History: CR 14-002: cr. Register July 2014 No. 703, eff. 8-1-14; CR 19-140: am. (1) Register June 2020 No. 774, eff. 7-1-20.
N 2.36 N 2.36 Denial or revocation. A temporary permit may be denied or revoked for the following:
N 2.36(1) (1)Providing fraudulent information on an application for licensure.
N 2.36(2) (2)Misrepresentation of being an R.N., G.N., L.P.N. or G.P.N. without holding a valid temporary permit.
N 2.36(3) (3)Violation of any of the rules of conduct set forth in ch. N 7.
N 2.36 History History: CR 14-002: cr. Register July 2014 No. 703, eff. 8-1-14.
subch. V of ch. N 2 Subchapter V — Renewal
N 2.40 N 2.40 Renewal.
N 2.40(1)(1)General. A person with an expired credential may not reapply for a credential using the initial application process.
N 2.40(2) (2)Renewal within 5 years. A person renewing the credential within 5 years shall do all of the following:
N 2.40(2)(a) (a) Pay the renewal fee as determined by the department under s. 440.03 (9) (a), Stats., and any applicable late renewal fee.
N 2.40(2)(b) (b) Pay a nursing workforce survey fee.
N 2.40(2)(c) (c) Complete the nursing workforce survey to the satisfaction of the board.
N 2.40(3) (3)Renewal after 5 years. This subsection does not apply to credential holders who have unmet disciplinary requirements or whose credential has been surrendered or revoked. A person renewing the credential after 5 years shall do all of the following:
N 2.40(3)(a) (a) Pay the renewal fee as determined by the department under s. 440.03 (9) (a), Stats., and the late renewal fee.
N 2.40(3)(b) (b) Pay a nursing workforce survey fee.
N 2.40(3)(c) (c) Complete the nursing workforce survey to the satisfaction of the board.
N 2.40(3)(d) (d) Meet one of the following requirements:
N 2.40(3)(d)1. 1. Documentation of employment requiring a nursing license within the last five years.
N 2.40(3)(d)2. 2. Completion of a board approved nursing refresher course or education equivalent to a nursing refresher course. A nursing refresher course requires a limited license for the purpose of completing the clinical component of the course.
N 2.40 Note Note: The licensee may request the Board grant a limited license for the sole purpose of completing a nurse refresher course.
N 2.40 History History: CR 15-099: cr. Register August 2016 No. 728, eff. 9-1-16.
N 2.41 N 2.41 Reinstatement. A credential holder who has unmet disciplinary requirements and failed to renew the credential within 5 years or whose credential has been surrendered or revoked may apply to have the credential reinstated in accordance with all of the following:
N 2.41(1) (1)Evidence of completion of the requirements in s. N 2.40 (3) if the license has not been active within 5 years.
N 2.41(2) (2)Evidence of completion of the disciplinary requirements, if applicable.
N 2.41(3) (3)Evidence of rehabilitation or change in circumstances warranting reinstatement.
N 2.41(4) (4)A revoked license may not be reinstated earlier than one year following revocation. This subsection does not apply to a license that is revoked under s. 440.12, Stats.
N 2.41 History History: CR 15-099: cr. Register August 2016 No. 728, eff. 9-1-16.
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Published under s. 35.93, Stats. Updated on the first day of each month. Entire code is always current. The Register date on each page is the date the chapter was last published.