Posted November 06, 2019 09:04:10 A nursing license can be a critical tool in securing insurance coverage for your home, workplace, or other business.
Registered nurses can apply for KIA or KIA coverage, which is a type of health insurance that allows a licensed health care professional to provide health care to people in their community.
Registered nursing licensees must be registered nurses and meet certain requirements before they can register to access benefits.
There are three main categories of health care professionals that can be registered to access health insurance benefits.
Registered nurse: A nurse is a registered health care practitioner that has completed at least two years of practice in the field.
Nurses must have a minimum of four years of experience and a high school diploma or equivalent.
A nurse may also have completed the licensing examination and passed the state licensing exam.
Registered medical nurse: An RN is a nurse who has completed one year of practice.
RNs must have completed two years’ of experience in the state of California, have a highschool diploma or an equivalent, and have successfully completed a state licensing examination.
Registered home health aide: A home health care aide is a home health professional that is certified by the California Nurses Association to provide home health services in the county in which they are licensed.
Home health aides must have at least four years experience in a field related to home health, and must have passed a state licensed home health examination.
Licensed physician assistant: A physician assistant is a licensed physician who has successfully completed two or more years of clinical practice in a specialty, such as a geriatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, or obstetria, in a state that is recognized by the state as a safe practice area.
Registered dental assistant: Dental assistants must have been practicing for at least one year, and may have completed a licensing examination to obtain a license to practice.
Registered social worker: A social worker is a social worker that is licensed to provide social services in a county that is a safe practicing area.
These types of health professions are licensed to offer benefits for the health of the community, and the health care providers they serve.
Registered chiropractor: A chiropractor is a certified chiropractor who has been trained in a particular area of health.
Chiropractors are licensed by the board of chiropractors in their state, and they are also required to complete an annual examination.
Certified occupational therapist: A occupational therapist is a trained occupational therapist who is certified in the area of occupational therapy.
Occupational therapists are licensed in their own state.
Registered veterinary technician: A veterinary technician is a veterinarian who has at least three years of training in a specific veterinary specialty.
Registered physical therapist: Physical therapists are a certified physical therapist who has received at least six years of physical therapy training.
Registered occupational therapist-patient advocate: A registered occupational therapist or occupational therapist patient advocate is a therapist who provides personal care services for patients who have a physical disability.
Registered mental health nurse: Mental health nurses are a nurse trained in mental health care and who are certified by a national board of mental health professionals in the specialty.
A registered mental health professional may also be certified in a different specialty.
Certified nurse anesthetist: A certified nurse anesthetic specialist is certified to provide anesthesia services in state-licensed facilities, and is also licensed to perform the following tasks: administer anesthesia to patients who are sedated with a drug, administer anesthesia in the emergency department, perform anesthesia to patients undergoing surgery, or perform a general anesthetic to assist in the care of patients who cannot perform these tasks themselves.
Registered dietitian: A dietitians is a dietitien who has worked as a registered dietitier for a number of years, has successfully passed the California Nursing Board’s state licensure exam, and has successfully obtained a license in another state.
A dietician may also complete the licensing exam in order to receive the license to perform dietitial services.
Registered pharmacist: A pharmacist is a qualified pharmacist who has a valid pharmacy card.
Registered pharmacologist: A licensed pharmacologist may also perform a basic pharmacy checkup.
Registered physician assistant and physician assistant nurse: Registered physician assistants and physician assistants nurse are registered nurse anesthesiologists and physician anesthetics, respectively.
Registered registered nurse: The nurse designation is given to a nurse that has a registered nurse license in her state.
The nurse is responsible for providing a patient with a range of services including general anesthesia, intubation, medical assistance, and a wide variety of physical examinations.
Registered health care provider: A health care facility is a medical facility that is registered with the state, such that health care personnel are able to perform medical procedures and perform certain other tasks that are necessary for the proper functioning of the facility.
Registered hospice care: A hospice is a nonprofit organization that provides hospice services to people with advanced, incurable illnesses. Registered