Board Prevails in Excelsior College Court Decisions
- News Release on Excelsior College Court Decision
- Text of Court of Appeal Decision in Excelsior College Case
- NCSBN Position Paper, "Clinical Instruction in Prelicensure Nursing Programs"
Decision Regarding Excelsior College
The California Board of Registered Nursing adopted the following motion at its board meeting on February 6, 2004:
"The following action supersedes and replaces the December 5, 2003, Board action related to Excelsior College:"
"Excelsior College graduates, like other out-of-state graduates, must meet the requirements set forth in California Business and Professions Code Section 2736, including supervised clinical practice concurrent with theory, in order to be eligible for examination and licensure as a California registered nurse. This eligibility requirement applies to students who enrolled at Excelsior on or after December 6, 2003."