Im from Philippines and just wanna know some info.. pls help me!

  1. Im a graduating student nurse from Philippines.. Hopefully Il be getting my immigrant visa before i graduate. Im planning to work in Georgia as a nurse. What are the requirements to be an RN in Georgia? Do i have to get and pass the local board in my place? Do i also have to get and pass the CGFNS and IELTS even if i have a immigrant visa? Pls help me..
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  3. by   jamangel
    Yes to all.
  4. by   caroladybelle
    Your best bet is to post in the International Forum.

    You may find difficulty in getting an agency/facility to sponsor you for GA. The nursing shortage is not as acute there as other locales, the wages are low, and few facilities want to take on the expense/paperwork.
  5. by   jamangel
    I agree that. Try South Carolina. I worked with Philipino's at Pepper Hill Nursing Center in Aiken, SC. There is someone there who sponsors and he's very nice.

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