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First Annual 2014 Conference for IENs

November Conference Is First-ever Canadian Forum Presented by Internationally Educated Nurses (IENs) Opening Evening Focus on Nursing and Digital Media; Full-day Conference Joins Nursing Leadership with IENs to Examine Timely Themes and Trends FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Toronto, September 26, 2014) Member nurses and others are partnering with CARE Centre for Internationally Educated Nurses to present the 1st Annual Conference for IENs in Toronto November 26th and 27th under the theme “Internationally Educated Nurses: Enhancing Canadian Healthcare”. CARE Centre’s membership has been building over 13 years’ of the organization’s work and comprises IENs from over 140 countries. Four volunteer committees have...

CARE Centre Joan Lesmond IEN of the Year Award 2014

CARE Centre Joan Lesmond IEN of the Year Award to Recognize Two Nurses Beginning in 2014: submit nominations for both RN and RPN CARE Centre members

Starting August 12, 2014, the College of Nurses of Ontario will no longer accept new applications from internationally educated nurses (IENs).

The College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) is joining 22 nursing regulatory bodies across Canada in launching the National Nursing Assessment Service (NNAS). When NNAS's Web portal goes live on August 12, all internationally educated applicants to the CNO will submit their applications and pay their initial assessment fees to NNAS within a secure online environment.

Nursing Career OrIENtation/Nurses’ Career Start Gateway Welcomes Applications

As of April 1, 2014, IENs will be eligible to apply for bridging positions posted on the Nurses’ Career Start Gateway in parallel to the Nursing Graduate Guarantee Initiative. Through the Nursing Career OrIENtation (NCO) initiative, IENs will have the opportunity to obtain work experience in Ontario through temporary full-time positions.