Nurse Registration Examinations

Canadian regulators, with the exception of Quebec, adopted the NCLEX-RN as the exam that tests whether an applicant to the nursing profession in Canada is ready to provide safe care to the public. The NCLEX-RN tells us whether an applicant has the ability to assess and respond to changes in vital signs, perform comprehensive health assessments, assess a client’s need for pain management, perform calculations needed to safely administer medications, and maintain client confidentiality and privacy. These are just a few examples of the knowledge, skill and judgment that is assessed on the exam. Visit CCRNR’s website for additional information.

NCLEX-RN® Newfoundland and Labrador Testing Locations & Schedule

Newfoundland and Labrador will have Pearson Temporary Test Centers available during specific time periods in February, June and October.

Apply for provisional registration with ARNNL, register and pay the NCLEX exam fee to National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) by the application deadline.

 

Provisional Application Deadline

Certificate of Conduct

Spring Graduate:

January 23, 2017

March 1, 2017

Fall Graduate:

July 24, 2017

September 1, 2017

 

The exam application and full details about how to apply are available through the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) and Pearson VUE.

Accommodation Request

Please contact ARNNL as soon as possible for specific requirements related to requests for accommodation. For more information, please call 709-753-6040 or email registration@arnnl.ca.

NCLEX-RN® Resources

ARNNL Fact Sheet - NCLEX-RN: One Step in Ensuring Safe Care

NCLEX-RN® Examination Candidate Bulletin

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Answers About the NCLEX-RN®

The NCLEX-RN® Frequently Asked Questions for Canadian Educators & Students, available in English and Français, provide information around exam development, content and administration, as well as how educators can prepare for the implementation of the NCLEX-RN® exam.

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