Title 5
Businesses and Professions

Chapter 34

R.I. Gen. Laws § 5-34-14

§ 5-34-14. Qualifications of practical nurse applicants.

An applicant for a license to practice as a licensed practical nurse shall submit to the board of nurse registration and nursing education written evidence on forms furnished by the department, verified by oath, that the applicant:

(1) Has completed the preliminary educational requirements prescribed by the board;

(2) Has furnished satisfactory proof that he or she successfully completed the prescribed curriculum in an approved program of practical nursing and holds a diploma or certificate from the program or is a graduate of an approved school of professional nursing or was a student in good standing at an approved school of professional nursing before completing the program of studies and, at the time of withdrawal, had completed a program of study, theory, and clinical practice equivalent to that required for graduation from an approved school of practical nursing; and

(3) Is of good moral character.

History of Section.
P.L. 1982, ch. 328, § 2; P.L. 1988, ch. 610, § 1; P.L. 2003, ch. 125, § 2; P.L. 2003, ch. 138, § 2.