Canadian Registered Practical Nurse looking to work in the USA!! - page 2
by NursingNicole 1,948 Views | 11 Comments
Hey guys, I need some assistance!! I was wondering if there were any canadian rpns successful in writing the NCLEX PN and getting their license in the US!! I want to move in the next year and need some major guidance. Any... Read More
- 3Jan 21, '13 by itsmejuli GuideIf she's not already an LPN or RN then it would be faster and easier to get married, apply for US greencard and then start school. There's lost of hoops to jump through and these days you really have to prove that you're marrying for love and not for a green card. Processing time is probably over 12 months for a marriage greencard.
As a Canadian LPN she'd apply to the state BON to get her credentials assessed and probably meet state requirements since her education would be equivalent to ADN.
Aww to be young and in love with an American....been there, done that and I'm back in Canada.
- 1Jan 22, '13 by NursingNicoleHaha aw thank you everyone, you've been quite informative. What a complicated matter it seems to be but it can be done! I do plan on marrying him (for love) lol so I assume the best thing to do is get married beforehand or bridge here in Canada. Hmm decisions, decisions...