Alaska Statutes.
Title 8. Business and Professions
Chapter 68. Nursing
Section 200. License By Endorsement.
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AS 08.68.200. License By Endorsement.

(a) The board may issue a license by endorsement to practice as a registered or practical nurse, whichever is appropriate, to an applicant who has worked as a nurse within the past five years if the applicant

(1) is licensed as either a registered or practical nurse under the laws of another state if, in the opinion of the board, the applicant meets the qualifications required for licensing in the state and meets the requirements of AS 08.68.170 ; or

(2) meets the requirements of AS 08.68.170 and has successfully completed the Canadian Nurses' Association Testing Service examination if the board determines it is comparable to the examination administered by this state.

(b) The board may issue a license by endorsement to practice as a registered or practical nurse, whichever is appropriate, to an applicant who has not worked as a nurse within the past five years if the applicant meets the requirements of either (a)(1) or (a)(2) of this section and

(1) meets the continuing competency requirements of the board; or

(2) completes a course of study approved by the board.

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