Internationally Educated Nurses

9 Christmas Gifts for Nurses in 2019 That Are Actually USEFUL

9 Christmas Gifts for Nurses in 2019 That Are Actually USEFUL

Are you looking for some REALLY useful Christmas gifts for nurses? Finding a gift that is truly helpful in a nurse's daily life can be hard at first. But one good way of knowing the best gift ideas for nurses is to... ask a fellow nurse! Based on our interviews, here...

English Proficiency Letter Sample – Waive CNO English Test

English Proficiency Letter Sample – Waive CNO English Test

If you are looking for an English proficiency letter sample, check this complete guide on how to waive the English proficiency test requirement of CNO. UPDATE (2020): CNO now require to accomplish forms for this! Learn about the new CNO Evidence of Language...

Quebec Nurse Salary – Salary Difference of RN and LPN

Quebec Nurse Salary – Salary Difference of RN and LPN

Ever wondered about a Quebec nurse salary difference? Generally speaking, nursing salary in Montreal and in the rest of Quebec vary depending on your years of experience, specialty and work sector. If you work in the public sector, the salary scale is unified and...

How to Become an LPN in Quebec – Guide for IENs

How to Become an LPN in Quebec – Guide for IENs

Are you curious about how to become an LPN in Quebec? Becoming an LPN is one of the popular choices among internationally educated nurses (IEN) in Quebec. There are bridging programs already set for IENs aiming to become an LPN. LPNs in Quebec are also called nursing...

Become a Nurse in Quebec – Guide for IEN & New Immigrants

Become a Nurse in Quebec – Guide for IEN & New Immigrants

Internationally Educated Nurses (IEN) and new immigrants undergo a different process to become a nurse in Quebec. Unlike other Canadian provinces, Quebec doesn't use NNAS and NCLEX in evaluating IENs. Step-by-Step Guide on How to Become a Nurse in Quebec for IENs 1....

IEN Guide – How to Become a Nurse in Canada

IEN Guide – How to Become a Nurse in Canada

An Internationally Educated Nurse or IEN is a nurse who obtained nursing education outside Canada. Majority of IENs are immigrants but some are also travel nurses and temporary foreign workers. IENs here have a different pathway of becoming a nurse in Canada....

How to Waive CNO English Proficiency Requirement

How to Waive CNO English Proficiency Requirement

Do you want to waive the English proficiency requirement of CNO? All regulatory bodies require evidence to prove English proficiency by submitting a valid IELTS or CELBAN result. In Ontario, CNO can waive the English proficiency requirement as long as they will be...

8 Facts and Tips in Taking CNO Jurisprudence Exam

8 Facts and Tips in Taking CNO Jurisprudence Exam

One of the requirements to get a license to practice in Ontario is to pass the CNO Jurisprudence Exam. All provinces in Canada require this (except Quebec) so new nurses can be familiar with the legal and ethical aspects of nursing practice in a particular province....

My CNO Application Timeline

My CNO Application Timeline

I registered my College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) application last June 2017 after receiving my NNAS report. This is when they were still responding through snail mail letters. But now, they recently announced that they will transition to online processing of...

Processing my NNAS

Processing my NNAS

I started processing NNAS as soon as I arrived in Canada. At that time, I thought I will settle in Calgary so I chose CARNA as my Regulatory Body (RB). I paid for both LPN and RN application. When I moved to Québec, I thought my NNAS application will just go to waste....