What’s the best thing about being a writer? (πŸ“˜πŸ–‹οΈ)

For a writer like me..

The best thing about writing/creating/designing the ability to make a positive impact on people’s lives: to witness growth and progression; to witness people overcoming and achieving their dreams.

Specifically, as a writer/designer/creator focused on helping Internationally Educated Health Professionals (IEHPs), I can use your writing, graphic design skills, and creativity to provide valuable out-of-the-box resources and support for people who are trying to build a better life in Canada.

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How do you deal with writer’s block? (πŸ“˜πŸ–‹οΈ)

I don’t experience writer’s block.

With Internationally Educated Health Professionals as my source of inspiration, I am continually and constantly inspired to create out-of-the-box solutions for career advancement.

Whether it be to improve reading, writing, listening skills, learning proper grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure, or juggling worlds when it comes to being a parent, juggling parenting with school, the licensure process, and work, there is always more that I can do to assist in nurturing and supporting IENs and IEHPs by smoothing the path before them.

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What are you currently working on? (πŸ“˜πŸ–‹οΈ)

I am thrilled to share that I am currently working on a two-part dictionary series on Medical Collocations, designed to meet the unique language needs of Internationally Educated Health Professionals.

What is a Medical Collocation?

Medical collocations are specific combinations of words that are commonly used together within the field of medicine. For example:

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How do you get inspired to write? (πŸ“˜πŸ–‹οΈ)

When it comes to my books, blog, and courses I have created, written and designed for CELBANPrep, my inspiration for writing comes from the passionate and hardworking Internationally Educated Health Professionals I have had the privilege of meeting over the years.

Their determination to create successful and meaningful lives in Canada, coupled with the lack of resources available to help them achieve their goals, inspired me to create the English Language Mastery for Health Professionals program.

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Where did you get the idea for your most recent book? (πŸ“˜πŸ–‹οΈ)

I recently published a book series on English “Grammar Essentials” for Internationally Educated Health Professionals. There are four volumes, three are available internationally from Amazon:

  1. CELBAN Grammar Essentials: Nouns & Articles 
  2. CELBAN Grammar Essentials: Verbs & Verbals 
  3. CELBAN Grammar Essentials: Punctuation

The idea for the books came from my work with these professionals. Through my experience, I noticed that errors in grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure can cause confusion and misunderstandings in the medical field, which can have serious consequences for patient outcomes. I realized that there was a need for a comprehensive resource that could help these professionals improve their English language skills and effectively communicate in the medical setting.

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How long does it take to get my report from NNAS?

The length of time it takes to receive a report from the National Nursing Assessment Service (NNAS) depends on several factors, including the volume of applications, the complexity of your assessment, and the speed of the assessment process.

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What is NNAS?

NNAS (National Nursing Assessment Service) is a program in Canada that helps internationally educated nurses (IENs) to become registered to practice nursing in Canada.

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Who is Kim Kara of CELBANPrep?

Kim Kara is the founder and CEO of CELBANPrep/CELBANPrep University, a comprehensive online resource for preparing for the Canadian English Language Benchmark Assessment for Nurses (CELBAN).

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How much does CELBANPrep cost?

The cost of CELBANPrep varies depending on the type of program or service you choose.

CELBANPrep offers several different options for preparing for the Canadian English Language Benchmark Assessment for Nurses (CELBAN), including:

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What is the best way to increase my GRAMMAR and sentence structure for the CELBAN?

Here are some effective ways to improve your grammar and sentence structure for the Canadian English Language Benchmark Assessment for Nurses (CELBAN):

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