How to take the NCLEX in Tennessee

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1) Register with the Tennessee Board of Nursing:

Tennessee State Board of Nursing

Contact: Elizabeth Lund, MSN, RN, Executive Director

Address:
227 French Landing, Suite 300
Heritage Place MetroCenter
Nashville, TN 37243

Phone: 615.532.5166
Fax: 615.741.7899

Website: http://health.state.tn.us/Boards/Nursing/index.htm


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 Tennessee 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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