Tag Archives: What makes CELBANPrep different

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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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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How can preparing for the CELBAN help Internationally Educated Health Professionals that are not nurses?

The CELBAN isn’t just for nurses!

While the Canadian English Language Benchmark Assessment for Nurses (CELBAN) is specifically designed for internationally educated nurses (IENs), preparing for the CELBAN can still be beneficial for other internationally educated healthcare professionals. Here are a few ways in which preparing for the CELBAN can help:

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How does the CELBAN prepare me for a career as a nurse in Canada?

The Canadian English Language Benchmark Assessment for Nurses (CELBAN) is a language proficiency test that assesses the English skills of Internationally Educated Nurses (IENs) who want to practice nursing in Canada.

By passing the CELBAN, IENs demonstrate that they have the language proficiency necessary to effectively communicate with patients, colleagues, and healthcare providers in the Canadian healthcare system.

Here are a few ways in which the CELBAN prepares IENs for a career as a nurse in Canada:

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Why is it so hard to get the required score on the CELBAN?

The Canadian English Language Benchmark Assessment for Nurses (CELBAN) is designed to assess the English language proficiency of internationally educated nurses (IENs) who want to practice nursing in Canada. The test can be challenging for some IENs for several reasons:

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Where can I get CELBAN material from?

There are several sources from where you can get materials to prepare for the Canadian English Language Benchmark Assessment for Nurses (CELBAN):

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How do I choose the best tutor for the CELBAN?

Choosing the best tutor for the Canadian English Language Benchmark Assessment for Nurses (CELBAN) can be challenging, but there are a few key factors to consider that can help you make the right choice: qualifications, experience, availability, teaching style, and cost.

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