There are many paths to becoming a nurse in Kansas. 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 Kansas, you’ll find information on acquiring and maintaining several types of Kansas 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 Kansas, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Education: Completion of an Approved Registered Nurse Program
$100 Application Fee
$48 Background Check Fee
$200 Examination Fee
Endorsement: Individuals licensed as a registered nurse in another state may apply for licensure through endorsement, subject to board approval. A $75 application fee is required.
Renewal: All licenses expire on the last day of the birth month in odd- or even-numbered years based on the nurse’s birth year. Licenses may be renewed 90 days prior to the expiration date. Thirty hours of continuing nursing education (CNE) is required for renewal and must be completed prior to renewing the license.
Information for the nursing careers above: advanced practice registered nurses, certified registered nurse anesthetist, registered nurse, and licensed practical nurse was retrieved from the Nurse Practice Act of Kansas, as of January 2020.