New York Raises Nursing Education Requirement – Alabama Nursing Board Defense Lawyer – Call Today! – (866) 348-2889
New York has signed their “BSN in 10” bill into law, requiring new registered nurses seeking licensure in the state to earn a bachelor’s degree in nursing (BSN) within 10 years of their initial RN licensure.
The bill, A1842B/S6768, passed on December 19, 2017, takes effect immediately, although the BSN education requirement begins in 18 months.
Who Is Impacted? This bill affects future nurses, graduating from associate degree or diploma programs, seeking to work as a RN in NY.