RPN/Canada - How Do I Become a travel nurse in another country?

  1. I Just graduated last yr in May as a Regisitered Practical Nurse, I live in Ontario. My dream is to become a travel nurse outside of Canada, does anybody know how do I start off doing soo?? Thanks!!
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  3. by   suzanne4
    Quote from RPNstudent
    I Just graduated last yr in May as a Regisitered Practical Nurse, I live in Ontario. My dream is to become a travel nurse outside of Canada, does anybody know how do I start off doing soo?? Thanks!!
    The issue is that you will have difficulties getting a work visa in any other country as the equivalent of an LPN in the US. Most have requirements of RN after your name for immigration purposes. I know that in the US, you would not be able to work as an LPN in any state unless you have a visa that will permit you to do the same.........and to get one is by marriage only.

    Travel nursing is not the same in othe countries, most have much longer than the 13 week contracts. Even in the US, it is much harder to find positions like that. The companies that I know of all want at least two years of experience as a PN, but you would also need a visa to permit you to work in the US. And they cannot provide it for you.

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