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RN Programs in Idaho

Anyone who wants to work in a career that helps other people out and has a great outlook for the future should consider the idea of registered nursing. Being a registered nurse is an incredibly rewarding career that can lead to a bright future. Registered nurses are always in high demand, and they generally get paid well because of the specific skills they acquire in school. Anyone who is willing to take the time to develop those skills through an RN program in Iowa might find being an RN to be an incredibly rewarding job.

There are higher education levels to explore, and those could take four years or more to complete. These programs can easily lead to higher paying jobs for the future.

Becoming an RN by Endorsement in Idaho

In order to become an RN by endorsement in Idaho, an individual must submit:

  • An application completed in ink, signed, and notarized
  • A 2" x 2" identification photograph that was taken in the past 12 months
  • The a personal check to cover the $110.00 application fee
  • The completed "Census Questionnaire"
  • A verification form proving that he or she is currently licensed in another US state
  • A satisfactory nursing employment reference from the 3 year period preceding the application
  • Proof that he or she is an Idaho resident
  • A completed and notarized affidavit from page 2 of the application
  • A fingerprint card (including the $42.00 processing fee)
  • A completed "NonCriminal Justice Applicant Privacy Statement"
  • An individual can get a temporary RN permit if he or she submits:

    • The licensure fee with an additional $25.00 temporary permit fee
    • Proof that he or she is currently licensed in good standing in another US state
    • If an individual has not worked as a nurse in the past 3 years, but wishes to get a temporary permit to update his or her nursing knowledge or skills, he or she must submit:

      • The licensure fee with an additional $25.00 temporary permit fee
      • Proof that he or she was previously licensed

      Becoming an RN by Examination in Idaho

      In order to become an RN by examination in Idaho, an individual must submit:

      • An application for licensure form, completed in ink and notarized by a notary public
      • A 2" x 2" photograph of his or her head and shoulders
      • The licensure fee of $100.00
      • The "Census Questionnaire" form
      • An affidavit of graduation that is sent directly from his or her nursing program to the Board of Nursing
      • A fingerprint card (including the $42.00 processing fee)
      • A completed "NonCriminal Justice Applicant Privacy Statement"

      Reinstating a License

      If an individual wants to reinstate his or her license, he or she must submit:

      • A completed, signed, and notarized application
      • A 2" x 2" photograph of his or her head and shoulders taken within the past 12 months
      • A personal check for the $125.00 reinstatement fee
      • The "Census Questionnaire" form
      • A satisfactory nursing employment reference from the 3 year period preceding the application
      • A fingerprint card (including the $42.00 processing fee)
      • A completed "NonCriminal Justice Applicant Privacy Statement"

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      The Best RN Schools in Idaho

      By offering the most complete directory of nursing schools, NurseGroups.com helps Idaho residents find the best local RN programs, as well as the best online RN schools whose accreditation is accepted by the Idaho Board of Nursing.

      Why Online RN Classes?

      Being a registered nurse is a great career. But many working adults who want to become an registered nurse have an extremely busy schedule - balancing a full-time job, family commitments and other personal responsibilities. The traditional classroom setting offered by most local nursing schools doesn't offer the same flexibility as taking their RN classes online.

      Online nursing programs allow each student to fit their education into his or her already busy schedule. Online students can participate in "classroom" discussions and take exams when it's convenient for them. RN nursing students can access their virtual classroom 24 hours per day / seven days per week.

      Also, taking RN courses online saves students even more time, as online students don't need to commute to school. Online schools enable busy people to get an RN degree, without interfering with their current professional and personal life.


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      Idaho Board of Nursing
      280 N. 8th Street, Suite 210
      P.O. Box 83720
      Boise, ID 83720
      Phone: (208) 334-3110
      Fax: (208) 334-3262

      Idaho Nurses Association

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Other Schools with RN Programs in Idaho

Boise State University
1910 University Dr.
Boise, ID 83725
North Idaho College
1000 West Garden Avenue
Coeur D'alene, ID 83814
Lewis Clark State College
500 8th Avenue
Lewiston, ID 83501
Northwest Nazarene University
623 S University Boulevard
Nampa, ID 83686
Idaho State University
921 South 8th Avenue
Pocatello, ID 83209
Brigham Young University - Idaho
525 S Center St.
Rexburg, ID 83460
BYU - Idaho
525 S Center St.
Rexburg, ID 83460
College of Southern Idaho
315 Falls Ave.
Twin Falls, ID 83303

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