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A. An applicant shall pass an examination in subjects relating to the duties and services of a registered nurse taught in an approved registered nursing program as the board determines.
B. If an applicant successfully passes the examination and meets the other requirements established pursuant to this chapter, the board shall issue a license to practice registered nursing to the applicant.
C. If an applicant fails to pass the examination prescribed in subsection A within two years after completing the nursing program, the board may require the applicant to complete additional educational requirements as prescribed by the board by rule.
D. If on review of credible evidence the board believes that the security of a licensure examination has been compromised and that the credibility of examination results is in question, the board may require retesting of applicants.