How to take the NCLEX in Rhode Island

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1) Register with the Rhode Island Board of Nursing:

Rhode Island Board of Nurse Registration and Nursing Education

Contact: Lori Keough, PhD, MSN, M.Ed, BSN, Executive Officer

Address:
105 Cannon Building
Three Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908

Phone: 401.222.5700
Fax: 401.222.3352

Website: http://www.health.ri.gov/for/nurses/index.php


2) Register to take the NCLEX test with Pearson Vue. Registration can be done by telephone, on the web, or by snail mail.

3) Pearson Vue will send you a confirmation of registration.

4) The Rhode Island Nursing Board that you applied to will send you confirmation of your eligibility to take the test (this must be done within 365 days from your original registration)

5) Pearson Vue will send you an Authorization To Test (ATT). The exam must be taken in appx. ninety days, depending on the state.

6) Once you get an ATT, you schedule your exam. You can find a testing center near you, plus a convenient time by visiting Pearson Vue. You schedule your exam either by phone or on the web.

7) Pearson Vue will then send you a confirmation that your NCLEX test has been scheduled.

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