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Cross-border licensing exam sparks rift with Canadian RNs

Canada's adoption of the American licensing exam for registered nurses is causing controversy north of the border. Linda Haslam-Stroud, President of the Ontario Nurses Association, says that the new licensing examination for prospective nurses in Canada (the NCLEX, developed by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing) is not "Canadianized" and is filled with medical terminology unfamiliar to medical professionals in Canada.

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