Nursing Education

 

Becoming a Nurse

If you are considering becoming a nurse find information on types of programs, schools offering those programs, financing a nursing education, etc.

Clicking on a link below will direct you to that specific content area.

 


Nursing Incentive Scholarship Fund (NISF)

Contains information on the funding resource administered by the Kentucky Board of Nursing.

 


Complaints Against Nursing Programs

If you have a concern regarding a nursing program, the Board will consider written complaints which reflect on the quality of a program and are in direct violation of a state regulation.  Go to http://kbn.ky.gov/education/Pages/complaints.aspx if you would like additional information on submitting a matter for consideration by the Board.​

See Also...

Education Committee

 

NCLEX Pass Rates by Nursing Program

One step to becoming licensed to practice nursing in Kentucky is to pass the National Council Licensing Exam (NCLEX®). 

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Program of Nursing Approval Status

The link below will open a table that lists the current approval status for programs of nursing under the jurisdiction of the Kentucky Board of Nursing.

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Contact Us:

Education Contact For education related issues, you can use the contact link above, or call 502-429-7179 or 1-800-305-2042, ext 7179.

NISF Contact
Use this link to request that an application be mailed to you.

Click here for information about the NISF program.

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