There are many paths to becoming a nurse in Connecticut. The path you take will mostly depend upon the type of nurse you’d like to become and your current or prospective level of education. The higher your level of education, the more opportunities you’ll have to choose where and how you pursue your career in nursing.
In addition to nursing salaries in Connecticut, you’ll find information on acquiring and maintaining several types of Connecticut nursing licensure. We’re constantly making updates, but with the speed of change in the healthcare sphere it’s difficult to stay current. If you have any comments or suggestions for our information on nursing in Connecticut, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Education: Completion of a practical nursing program that includes 1,500 hours of theory over no less than ten 10 months. Half of the contact hours must be in supervised direct client care experiences and observational experiences.
$150 Application Fee
$200 Examination Fee
Experience: Individuals who complete practical nursing programs that include less than 1,500 hours of direct client care experiences and observational experiences may substitute clinical work experience as a graduate or licensed practical nurse.
Renewal: All licensees can expect to receive a renewal application approximately 60 days prior to expiration.
Endorsement: Individuals licensed as a licensed practical nurse in another state may apply for licensure through endorsement, subject to board approval. A $150 application fee is required.