Passing the Test for English as a Foreign Language.

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    As an international nurse, one of the tests that the board of nursing will expect you to take before you get licensed to work in the United States is the Test for English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). This test measures your use and understanding of the English language at a college level. The test was developed to address the problem of ensuring English language proficiency for people who do not speak English on a daily basis or as a native language. Your aim is to get the highest score that you can. The board of nursing will […]

Tips on Finding the Best Nursing Recruitment Agency.

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  Many nurses look for jobs through nursing recruitment agencies. There are several of them online and it can be quite difficult to know which one is the best for you. There are some things that you need to focus on to avoid applying to an agency that will not meet your needs.   Years in Business It’s necessary to know how long the agency you’re applying to has been doing business. I know of one agency that had the most attractive website with lots of bells and whistles on it. This agency asked for a fee upfront with no […]

Why International Nurses Need Evaluation by CGFNS.

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The Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS) is a body that works with other health professionals in the United States to evaluate the credentials of nurses and other health professionals, who have been trained outside the country. When I planned to migrate to the States, I’d never heard of this body until I arrived. I remember looking for my first job as a Registered Nurse. I met with the hospital Nurse Director, bringing all my certificates and degrees in a large brown envelope. She needed nurses and wanted to give me the job, but when she looked at […]