The Nursing Licensure Compact (NLC) Abstract The purpose of writing this paper is to discuss the Nursing Licensure Compact (NLC) which allows nurses to practice across participating compact states without any jurisdiction limitations. This law was enacted to increase the availability of nurses in many states and to promote patient safety and quality of care. The requirements to receive the multi-state license and the advantages of having the multi-state license are discussed. The approach to write this paper was based on research of state legislations focusing on Missouri. Analysis of state requirements to qualify a nurse for the multi-state license was done by reviewing several state board of nursing legislations. My findings through this...The end:
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