09 April 2020 – Final semester nursing students permitted to practise despite non-licensed practising prohibitions

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Type of Intervention: Healthcare and public health capacity
Sectors Involved: Increase healthcare workforce
Level of Jurisdiction: Massachusetts
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: for the duration of the state emergency, students that have graduated from registered nusing or practical nursing programs and senior nursing students who are attending the last semester of their studies are authorized to practice nursing and are exempt from the proibition against the unlicensed practice of nursing
Full details here: https://www.mass.gov/doc/april-9-2020-nursing-school-students/download