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February 3, 2013
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Nevada nursing graduates achieve No. 2 national ranking

Nevada college and university nursing graduates were ranked second in the nation in 2012 for the National Council Licensing Examination for Registered Nurses.

The Nevada State Board of Nursing has learned that Nevada ranked second behind only Oregon, which edged out the Silver State, 94.4 percent to 94.37 percent, for the year.

"I can't tell you how proud I am of how hard so many nurses in Nevada have worked to improve this performance," said Roseann Colosimo of the Nevada State Board of Nursing.

Western Nevada College nursing students achieved a 100 percent pass rate after completing their two-year Associate …

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