πŸ“‹ NEWS: NNAS no longer requires CELBAN or IELTS scores!

As of October 13, 2022 Internationally Educated Nurses, also known as IENs, are no longer required to submit their English proficiency scores to NNAS, the National Nursing Assessment Services for practice in Canada.

In a news release, NNAS announced:

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πŸ“‹ NEWS: Is fast-tracking Internationally Educated Health Professionals on the horizon?

PHOTO: (MARC DOUCETTE/CBC)

“Would changing how doctors in Canada are licensed help reduce the physician shortage?”

Will these changes be reflected in how nurses in Canada are licensed?

What is the state of affairs for International Medical Graduates in Ontario?

“The shift vacancy rate at the Lake of the Woods District Hospital emergency department in northwestern Ontario has dropped slightly from 44 per cent in June to 41 per cent at the start of August, CEO Ray Racette says.”

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πŸ“±NEWS: Ontario’s health minister has sent directives to the [CNO] directing them to make every effort to register [IENs] as quickly as possible.

“Ontario’s health minister has sent directives to the College of Nurses of Ontario (#CNO) and the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario directing them to make every effort to register internationally trained professionals as quickly as possible.”

“A 2020 report from Ontario’s fairness commissioner showed that 14,633 internationally educated nurses were actively pursuing a licence through the College of Nurses of Ontario. That same year, just over 2,000 international applicants became fully registered members.

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πŸ“±#14 NEWS!! IEN Supervised Practice Experience Partnership

Hope is finally on the horizon for Internationally Educated Nurses, living in Canada, seeking gainful employment in Canada.

While many of us are negatively impacted by COVID there have been many positive changes for Internationally Educated Nurses living across Canada seeking licensure to practice as Practical and Registered Nurses.

Back in January 2021 major changes happened with the delivery of the CELBAN, the Canadian English Language Benchmark Assessment for Nurses. (This is one of two English Exams required of IENs before they can become licensed health professionals in Canada.)

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πŸŽ₯ Learn the 3 Things You Didn’t Know about CELBAN Writing

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At CELBANPrep University’s virtual campus we offer more than you can imagine. That is why this 2-minute video is about 3 things you might not know about preparing for CELBAN writing through CPU.


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πŸ“±#16 A Question about CELBAN Preparation Guide Books for Reading and Listening.

Updated 2023

Find the Reading and Listening CELBAN Preparation Guide Books

Dear Kim,

I would like to buy listing and reading material.
Can u suggest me ur best practice books!

J

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❀️ #7 Are you looking for CELBAN reviewers for reading, writing, listening and speaking?

Updated 2023

Find these CELBAN Preparation Guide Books on Amazon

Kim Kara, the founder of CELBANPrep University, has been preparing IENs like you for the CELBAN since 2009. Learn the secret to preparing for the CELBAN that WISE IENs know about passing the exam.

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Where do I start? IΒ believe that am wasting time without having any material to start with my exam preparation.

Dear Kim,

Thank you for the interest in helping me out. I believe that am wasting time without having any material to start with my exam preparation. If I can have something from you now I will also appreciate it Thanks

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❀️ CELBAN Writing Preparation Guide Book: Healer Master the CELBAN

New Release: September 2021

What You Will Learn:

  • Everything you need to know about the new CELBAN Writing.
  • What you need to get a high score on both Task 1 and Task 2 of CELBAN Writing.
  • Tips and topics, samples and examples, written by Internationally Educated Nurses like you.
  • How to create an endless list of topics to write about.
  • and more…

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❀️ CELBAN Speaking Preparation Guide Book: Healer Conquer the CELBAN

New Release: September 2021

What You Will Learn:

  • What to expect on the Speaking task on the CELBAN.
  • the Tips & Topics that wise nurses know so that they get the required score on CELBAN Speaking.
  • 5 CRITICAL WAYS to increase your score on CELBAN Speaking.
  • essential skills of how to practice for CELBAN Speaking.
  • and more…

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