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Wyoming Nursing Education Programs

Approved Online Nursing Programs

The Wyoming State Board of Nursing (WSBN) may recognize graduates from pre-licensure nursing programs approved by other states deemed eligible to take the NCLEX. It is recommended that individuals research the approval and accreditation status and credibility of any nursing education program before enrolling.

Pre-licensure distance education programs seeking to operate or offer clinical placement within Wyoming must seek approval by the Board. All programs must meet all nursing educational standards defined in Chapter 6.

Individuals seeking licensure as an APRN should contact their education program to verify the program meets the criteria outlined in Chapter 2, Chapter 3 and Chapter 6. It is recommended individuals research the approval and accreditation status and credibility of any education program before enrolling. Students completing any clinical hours in Wyoming must hold a current RN license, even if the clinical experience does not involve direct patient care.

The Wyoming State Board of Nursing does not have a formal approval process for post-license online distance education programs. However, educational programs wishing to provide clinical experiences in Wyoming must complete a registration process with the Education Committee.

If the education program of your choice is not listed below, please call 307-777-6127 for assistance or click here to ask a question about nursing education.

Process for Program Approval

NCLEX Information

How to Become a Certified Nurse Aide

Upcoming Classes in Rawlins!

CNA II-March 6-8, 2020

Med Aide-March 27-29, 2020 and April 10-12, 2020


Information for Faculty Members

The Wyoming CNA Apprentice Program

The Wyoming State Board of Nursing, in collaboration with the Wyoming Department of Health and Wyoming Workforce Services, has developed a CNA Apprentice Program. We are recruiting long term care facilities to host this new and exciting program. Contact 307-777-6127 for more information or Click here to ask a question about nursing education.

Licensed Practical Nurse IV Certification

Upcoming Classes in Rawlins! March 13-14, 2020


Continuing Education and Certifications

WSBN does not endorse any program nor approve CEs for new program offerings. Other approved courses may be accepted for continuing competency in Wyoming.

Educational Opportunity!

Innovations in Critical Care Nursing

April 16, 2020 • 7:30 AM - 5 PM

Registration begins at 7:30 AM • Conference begins at 8 AM

LARAMIE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

CLAY PATHFINDER BUILDING

1400 EAST COLLEGE DRIVE

CHEYENNE, WY 82007

TOPICS WILL INCLUDE:

STEMI Imposters • Disaster Triage • ARDS: A Case Study

Intracranial Bleeds • Illicit Drug Trends • Human Trafficking

Cardiopulmonary Emergencies

Register online at cheyenneregional.org/innovations

Scholarship and Funding Opportunities

Nurse Loan Repayment Program: Applications Open

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is currently accepting applications for the Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program. The application period will be open until March 12, 2020. For individuals who require technical assistance with the application process, HRSA will be hosting technical assistance calls on February 13 and February 27, 2020.

Have You Always Dreamed of Becoming a Nurse? Let Us Help. Call 307-777-6127