Registered Nurses 

SOC Code: 29-1111

Entry Salary
Average Salary

Job Description
Registered Nurses provide health care to injured, sick, and well persons. Registered Nurses may work in hospitals, doctors' offices, public health clinics, industrial settings, or schools.

1.  Graduate from State-approved nursing program.
2.  Pass a national nursing licensure examination.
3.  Meet continued competency requirement.

Each application is reviewed by the State Board.

Schools Located in Wyoming
Casper College - Casper 
     Associate Degree Registered Nursing
Central Wyoming College - Riverton
    Associate Degree Registered Nursing
Laramie County Community College - Cheyenne 
    Associate Degree Registered Nursing, and Practical Nursing
Northern Wyoming Community College - Gillette
    Associate Degree Registered Nursing, and Practical Nursing
Sheridan College - Sheridan
    Associate Degree Registered Nursing, and Practical Nursing
University of Wyoming - Laramie 
     School of Nursing - Baccalaureate Degree
Western Wyoming Community College - Rock Springs 
     Associate Degree Registered Nursing, and Practical Nursing
Northwest Community College - Powell
    Associate Degree Registered Nursing

Registered Nurses must be licensed by the State Board of Nursing.

The examination is given in Casper at Pearson/Vue Testing Center.
Licensing by Endorsement (Out of State) $135.00
Licensing by Examination $130.00
Renewal (Every Even Year) $110.00
Background Check $  60.00

Licensing Agency
Board of Nursing Staff
1810 Pioneer Avenue
Cheyenne, Wyoming  82001
Phone: (307) 777-7601
Fax: (307) 777-3519

Additional Sources of Information
American Hospital Association Division of Nursing
One North Franklin
Chicago, Illinois  60606-3421

American Association of Colleges of Nursing
One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 350
Washington, DC  20036

American Nurses Association
8515 Georgia Avenue, Suite 400
Silver Springs, Maryland 20910

National Council of State Boards of Nursing
111 East Wacko Drive, Suite 2900
Chicago, Illinois 60601

National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
61 Broadway, 33rd Floor
New York, New York 10006

National League for Nursing
61 Broadway
New York, New York  10006

Occupational Outlook Handbook:
"Registered Nurses"

Wages Last Updated June 2008

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