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What is a Registered Nurse?

After graduating from a nursing school at either a community college or a four-year college, you must take an examination to become a licensed registered nurse.

The exam is called the NCLEX examination. NCLEX stands for National Council Licensure Examination.

Don’t panic, almost everyone passes, and if you don’t pass the first time, you can take it again.

The state will send your license to you by mail. It will have your RN license number on it. Carry it at all times and display it proudly.