SEC Assessment (Substantially Equivalent Competency)


Hello everybody!

Can anybody please share some information about the SEC Assessment, I'm from Alberta, Canada and I'm required to take this.

Any info is welcome, review materials or preparation courses especially.


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Silverdragon102, BSN

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Did you train in Canada or outside of Canada? Usually sec is required by IEN and if this is the case will move to nurse registration as already threads discussing this subject


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Suggest you read all of the threads regarding nursing in Alberta before you commit yourself to pursuing a nursing license here in Alberta

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NotReady4PrimeTime, RN

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Specializes in NICU, PICU, PCVICU and peds oncology. Has 25 years experience.

There are many, many threads discussing SEC in Alberta, as well as other similar assessments in other provinces. There's really no need to have yet another one. Please read the existing threads.

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