Steps in Becoming a RN in Alberta as a IEN - page 2

Hello friends! I'm an RN here in the Philippines and will be going in Alberta, Canada this August as an immigrant. I want to get a job immediately but of course, as I have read from the forums, and... Read More

  1. by   Jester21
    hi everyone, new member here.. i'm an RN in Phils and i just got here in edmonton last january, now i'm planning to upgrade to LPN, however my working experience was only 5 months. and it was 2 yrs passed already. will that affect my assessment for LPN? hope to hear an answer thank you!
  2. by   NotReady4PrimeTime
    Quote from Jester21
    hi everyone, new member here.. i'm an RN in Phils and i just got here in edmonton last january, now i'm planning to upgrade to LPN, however my working experience was only 5 months. and it was 2 yrs passed already. will that affect my assessment for LPN? hope to hear an answer thank you!
    The only way you can get an accurate and detailed answer to that is to contact CLPNA (the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta) and ask them. You should be aware that large gaps in your employment history will need to be explained when you start looking for work... and that letting a year lapse between arriving here and seeking registration will not act in your favour. I'm not trying to be mean here, just letting you know that appearances do matter.

close