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  1. How to become a Registered nurse in Canada?
    Fiona59..things are NOT the same across Canada. So once again we are seeing that things change in each province in Canada My inquiry to CRNBC:
    Jul 2, '13
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  2. How to become a Registered nurse in Canada?
    It is much easier to get registered and much easier to immigrate if you have work experience as a nurse. Paid employment is not the requirement it is nursing experience. As long as you can...
    Jun 30, '13
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  3. Can you be an Registered nurse in Canada without degree?
    Thanks Fiona, I did realize that but just wanted to offer information about other provinces to point out that it is handled slightly differently in every province. Some provinces in Canada will...
    Jun 24, '13
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  4. Can you be an Registered nurse in Canada without degree?
    A degree is an entry to practice requirement in all of Canada but each province applies this requirement differently for internationally educated nurses. If you apply for registration without a...
    Jun 23, '13
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  5. Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse
    if you already have a degree in psychology my advice would be to become a registered nurse and specialize in mental health as you will have more career opportunities. Psychiatric nursing is not...
    Mar 20, '13
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  6. Practical Nursing in Canada for 2 years
    to my knowledge all provincial regulatory nursing organizations require that you be a registered nurse in your country of origin in order to apply for registration here in canada. if you are not...
    Jun 30, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  7. Clinical Skills for Canadian Rn's
    i know the intention of the post was to indicate that rn's have a broad scope of practice in er's in canada. certainly the job of triage and other emergency nursing roles carries great...
    Jun 19, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  8. Is it possible to be registered in British Columbia as an LPN and RN at the same time
    You can have a dual license...however, you can never give up your obligation to work according to professional standards. So with dual license if you work as an LPN, you get paid as a LPN and you...
    May 19, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  9. lpn supervising RN!!!!!
    an rn is not held to a higher standard...they are held to the standards that are established for their profession. in my jurisdiction (which is british columbia canada) the standards are very...
    May 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Nursing license denied by California
    that is my point...well not quite. they can be compared, but of course they are different because canada and the usa are different countries, with different cultures, and vastly different value...
    Mar 16, '12
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  11. Nursing license denied by California
    well if the regulations that exist under legislation required public protection then they cannot do this. they can only determine if a person who applies for a license has met the standard to...
    Mar 14, '12
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  12. Nursing license denied by California
    you and i know this but apparently nurses from other countries don't. i will reiterate my original comment that this is not in the mandate of professional regulation for public protection so i...
    Mar 13, '12
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  13. Nursing license denied by California
    Thanks for the response... I am simply going by my own lived experience here in Canada. The regulatory bodies do not exist to make money, they exist under legislation to ensure that nurses who...
    Mar 13, '12
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  14. Nursing license denied by California
    what does the economy have to do with it? there should be no influence on the licensing of nurses other than making sure they meet requirements that are in place for public protection. labour...
    Mar 13, '12
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  15. BC RN wanting to practice in AB
    I am outraged at what you have described. If you have passed the CRNE and obtained a nursing license in BC this should be recognized in Alberta. If your husband is working there and has...
    Feb 27, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  16. What to do after SEC assessment?
    The Internationally Educated Nurse Assessment Center was put in place at Kwantlen Polytechnic University after the government awarded the contract to them, and in late 2008 some SEC's were being done...
    Oct 4, '11
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  17. Practical Nursing in Canada for 2 years
    If you have graduated as a nurse in the Philippines you should not have to go to school again. You should be able to apply for registration as a PN through the College of Nurses on Ontario. ...
    Sep 24, '11
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  18. Differences between Canadian and USA nursing?
    WOW if this doesn't sum up the differences in culture between the US and Canada I don't know what does!
    Jun 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Differences between Canadian and USA nursing?
    I am not sure why that should be considered a benefit. Hopefully you are not coming to work while you are under the influence anyway - no matter what country you work in. You see here in Canada...
    Mar 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Differences between Canadian and USA nursing?
    No, charging premiums is not in defiance of the Canada Health Act. This tenet of the Canada Health Act does not say that health insurance is free. It says simply that the provincial insurance...
    Mar 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. IEN(RN) eligible to be registered as a LPN in Canada?
    Silverdragon is right only the College of LPN's in the province you want to work in can make that decision but it is highly probable that if you have a degree from the Philippines then your...
    Mar 16, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  22. I moved to Canada as a nurse!!!!!
    No Fiona59 you are wrong, that is not a logical conclusion. One of the requirements for a registered nursing license is that you have graduated from a recognized school of registered nursing....
    Mar 9, '11
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  23. I moved to Canada as a nurse!!!!!
    Welcome to Canada eh! The immigration cap for registered nurses under the skilled worker program was reached last December so no more new applications until June 2011. However, the cap for LPN ...
    Mar 8, '11
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  24. What to do after SEC assessment?
    I get very discouraged when I see nurses writing that they cannot get a job. I went to the careers section of the Fraser Health Authority in BC. In total there were over 256 jobs for RN's...
    Jan 17, '11
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  25. Bridging Program for Nurses (Canada)
    No that is not necessarily the case. You probably have more education than is needed for LPN but your best bet is to contact the provincial college for RN's or LPN's and get more specifics. But...
    Jan 6, '11
    Forum: International Nursing


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