2013 guidelines for new zealand registered nurse

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    Hi everyone!

    I am a registered nurse in the Philippines and I was wondering if my qualifications meet the new requirements:

    An 11-month experience as Nurse trainee/Volunteer Nurse in various fields of Nursing in different hospitals;
    and more than a year as a paid Staff nurse.

    I am in doubt because other agencies for New zealand requires 2 years paid experience while others say it's okay if it's unpaid.

    I had read the NCNZ and it says: Two years post-registration nursing practice as a registered nurse of at least 2,500 hours within the five years immediately preceding the date of the application --however, it wasn't specified if it is paid or unpaid experience.

    Can someone please clarify regarding the matter?
    Thank you!
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    My suggestion would be to ask them yourself as the end answer has to come from them to whether they accept your application or not
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    Quote from elajo
    Hi everyone!

    I am a registered nurse in the Philippines and I was wondering if my qualifications meet the new requirements:

    An 11-month experience as Nurse trainee/Volunteer Nurse in various fields of Nursing in different hospitals;
    and more than a year as a paid Staff nurse.

    I am in doubt because other agencies for New zealand requires 2 years paid experience while others say it's okay if it's unpaid.

    I had read the NCNZ and it says: Two years post-registration nursing practice as a registered nurse of at least 2,500 hours within the five years immediately preceding the date of the application --however, it wasn't specified if it is paid or unpaid experience.

    Can someone please clarify regarding the matter?
    Thank you!

    try this forum: Log in Its a forum about the steps going to NZ from fixing your papers even to getting there and looking for a job. I got very practical tips from that page.
    Last edit by JustBeachyNurse on Apr 15, '13
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    Quote from nurseJanelly
    try this forum: Log in Its a forum about the steps going to NZ from fixing your papers even to getting there and looking for a job. I got very practical tips from that page.
    Hi Ms. nurseJanelly! What forum plsssss?
    thanks a lot!
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    Quote from nurseJanelly

    try this forum: Log in Its a forum about the steps going to NZ from fixing your papers even to getting there and looking for a job. I got very practical tips from that page.
    Hi. I think you better contact or email the nursing council. In my time, they don't mind if it is paid or unpaid experience as long as you meet their required hours.


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