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Competency-Bridging Program of Study for Internationally Educated Nurses (IENs)

Are you an internationally educated nurse?

We want to help you realize your professional potential here in Canada.

The University of Windsor, in collaboration with three other Ontario universities, is part of the Ontario Internationally Educated Nurses Course Consortium. The Ontario Internationally Educated Nurses Course Consortium has developed a hybrid model competency-bridging program of study to help prepare Internationally Educated Nurses (IENs) to launch their registered nursing careers in Ontario.

More information about the competency-bridging program of study can be found here  Applications open on the website until May 2, 2022. This program will put you on a path to potentially become a Registered Nurse (RN) in Ontario!

Interest List
If you would like to be notified about future offerings of this program, sign up for the Continuing Education Interest List and we will contact you with further details. 

Program information and application portal can be found on the RN Competencies website at

Additional Helpful Links for Internationally Educated Nurses:

College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) - for nurses educated outside Canada

National Nursing Assessment Service

Internationally Educated Nurses Competency Assessment Program