Why International Nurses Need Evaluation by CGFNS.


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 […]