Nursing is a licensed profession with nurses practicing according to state-specific provisions outlined in the Nursing Practice Act, Missouri Statutes Chapter 335, RSMO and Missouri Code of State Regulations 4CSR 200-1.010 to 4CSR 200-6.010.
Graduates of Cox College ASN and BSN degree programs are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN®). This is a computer-adapted examination and may be taken at testing centers locally and across the United States. Successful completion of this examination will allow the graduate to begin practicing as a registered nurse.
All applicants to Cox College are hereby notified that the Missouri State Board of Nursing may refuse to issue a license for specific reasons related to moral turpitude, intemperate use of alcohol or drugs, or conviction of a crime. (See State of Missouri Nursing Practice Act.)
Completion of the ASN or BSN degree does not guarantee eligibility to take the licensure examination.
Section 335.066 Denial, revocation, or suspension of license, grounds for, civil immunity for providing information--complaint procedures.
Missouri State Board of Nursing
3605 Missouri Boulevard
P.O. Box 656
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0656
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