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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The bill provides for licensure by endorsement from the boards and commissions under the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs in the Department of State.
This returns to the issue of state jurisdiction and necessitates decision-making by individual states to arrive at an agreement for transferable standards that can both streamline portability of licensure by endorsement while also ensuring minimum qualifications.
However, a nurse holding a compact license who changes his or her primary state of residence to another party state must apply for licensure by endorsement with the new party state when the nurse declares residency in the state.
There is no change in the requirements for obtaining nursing licensure by endorsement. The nurse must have a valid license to practice prior to beginning employment in this state.
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.
Gina Dennik-Champion provided testimony on a public hearing that was held on February 23, 2012 regarding a proposal to amend Administrative Rule N 3.03 which addresses licensure by endorsement.
Under those circumstances, we recommend you apply for licensure by endorsement.
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.
The controversy over the bill centered on the creation of two new pathways to licensure by endorsement. Through licensure by endorsement, a nursing board licenses a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse who has a license from another state or country and has passed an acceptable licensure exam.
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.
In this scenario, the nurse holds a privilege to practice in all compact states, including Texas, and is not required to apply for licensure by endorsement in Texas unless the nurse establishes residency in Texas.
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