CGFNSCommission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools
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At Jason's disposal is a full range of CGFNS services, such as conference planning and evaluation, marketing, information systems, financial services, human resources, etc.
Please join me in welcoming Jason Harbonic and all the staff at CGFNS.
This CGFNS certification program consisted of a credentials review and a one-day qualifying exam of nursing knowledge and English language skills.
requirements, especially to make certain that nursing education was at the post-secondary level; (2) successful completion of required English language proficiency examinations; and (3) successful completion of either the CGFNS qualifying examination or the NCLEX-RN examination.
CGFNS conducted a survey of characteristics of foreign nurse graduates in the U.
In these cases, the nurses are qualified to apply for CGFNS exam.
CGFNS (2006) is an immigration-neutral, nonprofit organization with nearly 30 years of experience in certifying the credentials of over 500,000 internationally educated nurses and other health care workers.
Based on media reports on the two southern hubs and the number of nurses taking the CGFNS examinations, our best estimate for Bangalore was that between 5,000 and 6,000 nurses have left in the last 2 years, while from Kochi they numbered between 3,000 and 4,000.
However, research by CGFNS (Davis & Nichols, 2002) has two limitations.
the author describes the opportunity for a "pull-push model" to take hold given the oversupply of nurses in China and recent opening of a CGFNS testing center in Beijing.
Second, the CGFNS requires a qualifying exam of basic nursing.
Prior to the inception of CGFNS in 1977, endorsement and taking the State Board Test Pool Examination (SBTPE) were the two ways for a FNG to obtain a license.