A. Please click here for more information on how to apply.
A. There is a permanent test center in Halifax year-round as well as a temporary site in Sydney.
Permanent test center:
Pearson Professional Centre
6960 Mumford Road
Mumford Professional Centre
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3L 4P1
Temporary test centre:
Hampton Inn Sydney
60 Maillard Street
Sydney, Nova Scotia B1S 3W3
May 19-26, 2018
A. CRNNS applicants can choose to take the NCLEX-RN exam at any domestic testing center (Canada and US) or at an international testing center for an additional fee. Click here for other testing locations.
A. You will be able to start booking the NCLEX-RN exam appointments once we receive information about your nursing program completion. As a first time writer, you are guaranteed to be offered an appointment that is within 30 days of placing your request.
A. Results are released to candidates within two weeks of taking the exam, often earlier.
A. Applicants are informed by e-mail when they pass the NCLEX-RN exam. It is your responsibility to notify your employer when you pass the exam because we do not notify employers of exam results.
A. It is your responsibility to notify your employer because we do not notify employers when applicants pass the exam.
A. There is no limit to the number of times you can write this exam. However if you have passed the NCLEX or another registration exam accepted by CRNNS, you are not permitted to re-write the NCLEX through us.
A. You must allow for at least 45 days between each exam writing but an appointment can be booked at any time.
A. Passing the NCLEX is only one of several registration and licensure requirements an applicant must meet before they can become registered and licenced. While not an exhaustive list, those requirements include:
For a complete list of all general registration and licensure requirements click here.
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Given name(s): Nicola Ann
Last name: Aaronson
Former name(s): Smith
CRNNS number: 12345
Type of licence: Nurse Practitioner
Status of Licence: Active Practising
Start Date: November 1 2014
Expiry Date: October 31 2015
Current Conditions and Restrictions: This nurse is not able to...
Licence Status Notes: (Text Field)
Date of initial entry on the register: January 1, 1970
Date of removal from the register:
Registraton Status Notes: (Text Field)
Date of re-entry on the register:
NP Practice Category: Family
Collaborative Practice Effective Date: January 31, 2012
Dartmouth General Hospital
330 Main Street