wordpress com stats

RN License Transfer to Connecticut

See how to transfer your RN nursing license to Connecticut (CT)

Written by Nurses Link on February 13th, 2013

Demand for nurses in Connecticut is projected to increase in the next several years. RN’s thinking about transferring their license from another state to Connecticut will need to follow the guidelines and make sure they will be able to find a job in this up and coming area.

There are several states that participate in a reciprocal or compact agreement with other states in the U.S. With this agreement, RN’s who hold a license in one state may be able to transfer their license without completing a lot of paperwork. Currently, Connecticut does not participate in the compact agreement and an RN will need to go through the licensure requirements to gain a CT endorsement.

Connecticut RN’s provide many types of advanced care for patients in a variety of settings. The nursing licensure in Connecticut requires the RN to have completed a state-approved program whether in CT or another state. Nurses will also need to have taken and passed the NCLEX and met all of the general licensing requirements for the state.

Second, the RN will need to submit an application and a fee of $180 to the Treasurer, State of Connecticut. Next, the nurse will need to submit a school transcript for the approved program where the initial license was granted. Verification of all licenses, in all states where the RN has worked will also be needed. Some states participate in an online verification of licensure and the nurse can check out availability and states at the Board of Nursing site.

Third, nurses hoping to begin working right away can obtain a temporary license to work in Connecticut. If the RN holds a current license in another state, he or she will be eligible for a 120 day nonrenewable temporary license to begin working.

Additional coursework may be required to obtain a Connecticut license. When contacting the Board of Nursing, it is helpful to have access to a school transcript to make sure all classes have been completed. Many employers also encourage RN’s to keep up on the latest developments in the field of nursing. When applying for a job, an RN who can prove he or she is a continual learner will have an advantage over other applicants.

Whether transferring to Connecticut for personal reasons or because of the expanding job market for RN’s, finding a job will take some time and patience. The sooner a nurse begins working on the endorsement to transfer an RN license from one state to another, the easier it will be to secure employment. When looking over the current Connecticut requirements for an RN, consider taking additional classes to give that extra boost in a competitive job market.

Nursing Blog Articles

Why Should a CEO be Paid 600 Times as Much as an Employee

Free Training Classes for CNA Certification

What Makes a Great CNA

50 Nursing Scholarships For 2014

3 Free CNA Classes in Boston MA

3 Free CNA Classes in Chicago IL

3 Free CNA Classes in Dallas TX

3 Free CNA Classes in Detroit MI

3 Free CNA Classes in Houston TX

3 Free CNA Classes in Indianapolis IN

3 Free CNA Classes in Jacksonville FL

3 Free CNA Classes in Los Angeles CA

3 Free CNA Classes in Maryland

3 Free CNA Classes in New York NY

3 Free CNA Classes in Philadelphia PA

3 Free CNA Classes in Phoenix AZ

3 Free CNA Classes in Portland OR

3 Free CNA Classes in Sacramento CA

3 Free CNA Classes in San Antonio TX

3 Free CNA Classes in San Diego CA

3 Free CNA Classes in San Francisco CA

3 Free CNA Classes in San Jose CA

3 Free CNA Classes in South Carolina

RN License Transfer to California

RN License Transfer to Connecticut

RN License Transfer to Florida

RN License Transfer to Georgia

RN License Transfer to Illinois

RN License Transfer to Maryland

RN License Transfer to New York

RN License Transfer to Texas

Best NCLEX-RN Exam Review Guides

Best NCLEX-PN Test Prep Course

Top Ranked LPN Programs in Chicago

Top Ranked LPN Programs in Los Angeles

Top LPN Schools in Indiana

Top Ranked LPN Programs in Hawaii

Top Ranked LPN Programs in Houston

Top Ranked LPN Programs in New York

Top Ranked LPN Programs in Philadelphia

Top Ranked LPN Programs in Phoenix

Best LPN Programs in San Diego

Top Ranked LPN Programs in San Jose

How to Find Free CNA Classes

Pros and Cons of Hospice Nursing

3 Best Nursing Career Choices

Nurses Working Closely With Doctors

Taking an Accelerated RN Course

Added Value of an MSN Degree

Choosing a Career as a CNA

ASU Nursing - Mayo Clinic Partnership

Health Boards Cutting Nursing Jobs

Nursing Job Market in Maine Tightens

Tips for Buying Nursing Uniforms & Scrubs

100 Best YouTube Videos For Nurses

The Hard Part About Being a CNA

Is Bay Area Nurse Strike Justified?

Are Hospitals Phasing Out LPNs?

Should I Become an LPN or CNA?

Becoming a Pediatric Nurse

Nursing Careers in Assisted Living

Reasons to Choose a Career in Nursing

Top 10 BSN Degree Nursing Programs

Written by Nurses Link