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Education Information for Nursing Students

Information for nursing students and recent graduates.

Approved scholarship information

LPN and RN test info

To become an LPN or RN, applicants must take and pass the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX).

First, you will need Authorization to Test (ATT) from the WABON licensing.

See Apply by NCLEX Exam for more information.

NCLEX Resources

ARNP national certification exam

The Washington State Board of Nurisng (WABON) approves the following national certification programs:

National nursing education accreditation

Helpful resources

Scope of Practice Decision Tree

The Scope of Practice Decision Tree is a tool designed to help nurses, nursing students, employers, and policy makers determine the responsibilities a nurse can safely perform:

Nurse Practice Act of Washington

The Nurse Practice Act is found in RCW 18.79. The WA Board of Nursing writes the rules for nursing practice. 

Refresher Program Clinical Placement

Other Information