licensure by endorsement

licensure by endorsement

Online medicine The acceptance by a state board of medicine of a license to practice medicine granted by another state with similar standards. See Telemedicine.
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There is no change in the requirements for obtaining nursing licensure by endorsement.
As an administrative agency charged by the governor to address the maldistribution of dentists and dental hygienists, we as regulators concluded that all state- and agency-administered licensure exams were comparable and applicable to the new law of licensure by endorsement for dental hygienists.
WNA shared that the current rule for licensure by endorsement was too restrictive and had a negative impact on the nursing workforce supply and gainful employment in Wisconsin.
Late summer and fall 2008 were filled with numerous attempts to open dialog with the nursing board to revisit their interpretation and continue the practice of licensure by endorsement for these Excelsior graduates as they had for over 33 years.
While licensure by endorsement is already a common practice in Maryland and other states, SB 205 created two new pathways for licensure for individuals without complete educations.
Licensure by endorsement for nurses licensed in other states or educated in foreign countries.
Licensure by endorsement for midwives trained in other countries or states, who can demonstrate substantially equivalent training, following a four month pre-certification course and passage of the state licensing exam.
When a nurse moves from a compact state to a noncompact state to practice nursing, the compact license is changed to a single-state license and the nurse must apply for licensure by endorsement in the new state of residency.
On December 19, the Georgia Board of Nursing met to discuss the impact of the statutory change regarding applicants for licensure by endorsement, which became effective July 1, 2008 via House Bill 1041.
1% Initial Applications for Licensure by Endorsement FY2002 FY2003 FY2004 Registered Nurse 688 637 851 Licensed Practical Nurse 164 146 195 TOTAL 852 783 1,046 FY2005 FY2006 1 & 5 Year Variance Registered Nurse 838 1,330 [arrow up]58.
But the Georgia Board of Nursing's (BON) interpretation of a few sentences buried in the final version of the law has halted licensure by endorsement for students of Excelsior College School of Nursing.
Second, although Florida has been one of the handful of states with no provision for any kind of licensure by endorsement or reciprocity, this measure would allow licensed dentists from other states to obtain a license without retaking the clinical examination for practice in public health facilities.
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