Six-month temporary permits are issued to nurses who have not been employed as a Licensed Vocational
Nurse during the past four years and are used for the purpose of completing a refresher program, extensive
orientation, or a nursing program of study under the supervision of an RN Instructor. In order to renew or be
issued a license, you must successfully complete ONE of the following:
(a) A refresher course, which is defined as an organized course for Vocational Nurses designed to update
nursing knowledge, and which meets all content criteria as indicated on the attached form;
(b) An extensive orientation to the practice of vocational nursing which meets all content criteria as
indicated on the attached form; or
(c) Academic nursing course(s), in an approved vocational nursing education program, which meets all the
content criteria as indicated on the attached form.
The temporary permit will be valid for six-months from the date of issuance. The permit cannot be extended!
Please be sure that you are prepared to begin and complete the course, orientation, or nursing program
of study within the required time limit.