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by Betty_SPN_KS Betty_SPN_KS, LPN (Member)

Betty_SPN_KS is a LPN and specializes in LTC.

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Does anyone know anything about nursing in Mexico? What are the requirements? Where can I find out?

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You will need to have the RN after your name for immigration purposes. And speak fluent Spanish and be able to pass a language exam for that. You can contact the equivalent of their Board of Nursing in Mexico City for the specifics that you will need to have.

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tetitto specializes in NICU , Mother-Baby, Pediatrics,.

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hello

this is the link to the general commmite of professionals in mexico city that suzanne4 just told you.

http://www.sep.gob.mx/wb2/sep/sep_3870_formatos_de_tramites

you need to look for the " to register professional diploma and professional license. for foreigners with professional studies in other countries."

registro de título profesional y expedición de cédula

extranjeros con estudios en el extranjero"

this other link is from the education secretary

http://www.sep.gob.mx/wb2/sep/sep_3821_extranjeros

there, you will find all the requirements to validate your profesional credentials and have a nursing license.

in this link you will find the language requirements

http://www.unam.mx/idiomas/idiomas.htm

nursing in mexico is somehow different to nursing in usa because we have medical doctors, premedicine students and residents 24/7 ,so we kind of compete with them in our nursing assessments and in some areas they want to performe some nursing procedure " for the sake of them getting "hand-on practice" .

salary range from 500 usd a month to 1500 usd a month at public health facilities.but in private practice salaries can go from 300 usd a month to the sky is the limit specially if you work for a plastic surgeon whose patients are mostly from abroad.

living expenses are higher than usa and gas prices are quite raising like in america.

good luck and keep us updated.

thanks

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