Asked by: Mariann Sabbar
asked in category: General Last Updated: 20th January, 2020

Is Ohio a nurse compact state?

The state currently has 189,095 RNs and LPNs, according to the database of the National Council of Boards of Nursing. Ohio is not a member of the nurse license compact. A stated reason is that some compact states have more lenient laws when it comes to things like licensing nurses with felony backgrounds.

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Regarding this, is Ohio a NLC state?

Ohio needs to join the compact that allows one to practice in multiple states. This will allow Ohio nurse practitioners and nurses to practice across state lines providing telephonic healthcare and not need to move to a NLC compact state.

Similarly, how do I transfer my RN license to Ohio? All licensure and certification applications must be completed online via the state's “eLicense.Ohio.gov” website. To apply for your state of Ohio nursing license via endorsement, you must complete the endorsement application as well as criminal records check. Fee for application, $75.

Simply so, which states are in the nursing compact?

Nursing License Compact States

  • Alabama.
  • Arizona.
  • Arkansas.
  • Colorado.
  • Delaware.
  • Florida.
  • Georgia.
  • Idaho.

Does a nursing license transfer from state to state?

Transfer RN License from Compact to Non-Compact State You must apply for licensure by endorsement in the new state of residency. Your compact license will be changed to a single-state license valid only in the state you have chosen.

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