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The Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas defines an APN as: "A registered professional nurse, currently licensed in the State of Texas, who is prepared for advanced nursing practice by virtue of knowledge and skills obtained in an advanced educational program of study acceptable to the board.What are the requirements for becoming a nurse practitioner?
Academic Requirements. Nurse practitioners are registered nurses with graduate education in nursing. Most nurse practitioners earn a Master of Science in Nursing, which requires at least two years of full-time study beyond the bachelor’s degree in nursing.What is the Texas Board of Nursing?
Texas Board of Nursing. The Texas Board of Nursing (BON or Board) is responsible for licensing, regulating, and monitoring the status of approximately 260,000 licensed registered nurses and 98,000 licensed vocational nurses. The BON approves 114 nursing education programs for registered nurses and 98 programs for licensed vocational nurses.