North Carolina Board of Nursing

Board Information

Election

Qualifications

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The minimum requirements for a RN or LPN to seek election to the Board and to maintain the position are as follows:

  • Hold a current unencumbered license to practice in North Carolina 
  • Declare North Carolina as the primary state of residence 
  • Have a minimum of five years experience in nursing 
  • Have been engaged continuously in a position that meets the criteria for the specified Board position, for at least three years immediately preceding the election.

Minimum on-going employment requirements for both RNs and LPNs shall include continuous employment equal to or greater than 50% of a full-time position that meets the criteria for the specified Board member position.