The minimum requirements for a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse 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 Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses 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.