NCLEX To Be Required For Canadian Nurses - page 2
by DoGoodThenGo, BSN, RN | 4,111 Views | 10 Comments
OTTAWA, Dec. 9, 2011 /CNW/ - The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) is shocked at the announcement by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) that NCSBN will bring the NCLEX-RNŽ exam to Canada for the purpose of... Read More
- 1Jan 4, '12 by Meriwhen, BSN, RN Senior ModeratorI agree that nursing is universal; however I think that each country should have the right to establish their own test for nurses to practice in that country. If you are a foreign nurse coming to the US to practice, you should have to pass the NCLEX. If you're a foreign nurse going to the UK to practice, you should have to pass whatever licensing test the UK has. And so on for each country. If countries want to have a "compact" agreement like the compact states, that's their decision.
That way each test is customized to the standards, needs and customs of that country and its population.