Bridging Program for Nurses (Canada) - page 2
Anybody who knows about Bridging Program for Nurses in Canada? I'm a Registered Nurse in the Philippines and I'm planning to apply for the said program the Canadian schools are offering. How am I... Read More
0Jan 6, '11 by Kaypee_RNQuote from loriangel14You would not qualify for such a program.You would need to have an LPN license before you could bridge. You really need to contact the college of nurses in the province you want to be licensed in and they will assess your education and tell you what you need to do next.
Thank you so much for your help.
0Jan 6, '11 by RN_CanadaSo it's like BSN here is equivalent to LPN in Canada??
But loriangel14 is correct you cannot take the bridging program to RN unless you have an LPN license.
Also in some provinces you may be eligible for RN registration if you complete a re-entry program especially for IEN's so again it is highly variable and you should contact the provincial nursing authority.
0Jan 7, '11 by Kaypee_RNThank you so much for your help
I think I have to apply for Evaluation of my credentials in ICES. I have read the CLPNBC website and I've learned that ICES evaluation is one of their requirements before they can assess my Nursing Education.
Again Thanks to all. It helps a lot. =D