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Reflecting on our Success, by Julie Fraser, RN, MN, ARNBC President

As we move forward into 2015, and my final months as president of ARNBC, I value this opportunity to reflect on ARNBC’s achievements over the past year and look ahead to the future that is unfolding for the Association and nursing in BC. I am so proud that through the hard work and dedication of many nurses in BC, ARNBC has grown into its role as the professional voice for… Read More »Reflecting on our Success, by Julie Fraser, RN, MN, ARNBC President

A Canadian version of the US Licensure Examination, eh? by Nickie Snyder RN

Late last year, 10 of Canada’s nursing regulatory bodies selected an American organization, the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, to develop a new examination for entry-to-practice which will replace the current Canadian exam by 2015. The NCLEX (National Council Licensure EXamination) is the name of the exam currently used in the United States.

There has been a lot of talk lately about the NCLEX coming to Canada. To be honest, when I first heard about it my thought was, “that doesn’t sound completely terrible”.Read More »A Canadian version of the US Licensure Examination, eh? by Nickie Snyder RN