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Licensure Application Comparison
Nurses and Professional counselors both belong to the health care fields; however, they requirements totally opposite from one another. Both application require a fee and request that the individual graduated from an approved school. First as a nurse, you will have to apply for a six month temporary permit and take a board approved refresher course. Second, you will complete the Texas Nursing Jurisprudence Exam along with a Nursing Jurisprudence Prep Couse. After completing the listed items, the nursing form require that the requester pass the State Board Test Pool Examination (SBTPE) with a minimum score of 350 and the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). They also must hold a licensure in another jurisdiction which has the same requirements as Texas. While as a professional counselor in Texas, applicants must have 300 clock-hours of supervised practicum experience, 100 hours direct client counseling contact, and an internship must be present on your official transcript. One of the first things that you will notice on the application form, is the checklist. On this checklist, that the nursing application does not have or require, there is a slot for your supervisor agreement form and renewal card. After reading the two application forms, I noticed that the major difference between nursing and professional counselor application, is that the professional counselor application requires you to have experience in your field of study before you apply for your licensing, while as the nursing application requires you to pass written test with no experience…...

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