4723.10 National standardized nursing examination.

With respect to individuals applying for licensure by examination, the board of nursing shall accept all or any part of the licensure examination of the national council of state boards of nursing or any other national standardized nursing examination that the board considers to be an appropriate measure of whether a person is competent to commence practicing nursing as a registered nurse or as a licensed practical nurse. If the board incurs any cost in its acceptance of an examination under this section or in making the accepted examination available to applicants, the board may require applicants for licensure by examination to pay an amount sufficient to cover the cost incurred.

Effective Date: 04-10-2001 .