Category Archives: AHPRA

International criminal history checks as proposed by AHPRA

There is a new consultation in relation to the criminal check as required by AHPRA for every new registrants. Below you will find a copy of this information taken from . “The National Boards are working with AHPRA to consult on … Continue reading

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Keeping Up with your CPD

It is true; you are required by the Nursing and Midwifery Board to have at least 20 hours of CPD. The NMBA randomly check registered nurses all over Australia if they are continually developing themselves with the nursing related updates. … Continue reading

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Reference Letter

Yes, you might need this. For all new applicants from overseas that is applying for RN or EN assessment, AHPRA might ask for a reference letter from your employer. Before, AHPRA never or rarely request for a reference from an … Continue reading

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What to expect after the Bridging program

Now, you have passed the bridging program, was able to perfect the drug calculations (which is very important, since you can not afford to make any drug errors due to your negligence). What to expect after your bridging program. After … Continue reading

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Identity Check

It is important for internationally qualified nurses to contact AHPRA or your respective assigned case officer after your bridging course or competence program. Why? Because, they would always ask for your identity check and at the same time, you try … Continue reading

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AHPRA eligibility is useless

Many overseas trained nurses that applied in AHPRA who happened to received the eligibility letter and mostly, their eligibility letter expires for a year or less. This eligibility letter either permits overseas nurses to undergo a bridging course so that … Continue reading

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Conflicting IELTS of AHPRA

All information that you will find in here was not altered or revised.This statement was taken from To, Senate Finance and administration Committee Parliament House Canberra Subject: Problems in regarding to the registration as a Nurse with AHPRA. Dear SirlMadam … Continue reading

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Schools for Bridging in Australia is NOT well informed

There are numbers of foreign nurses with eligibility letter from AHPRA or NMBA, stating that they are eligible to do the bridging course,however, almost 99% of school in Australia that is offering an IRON program or Competence program is not … Continue reading

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Just an additional information. Although, AHPRA will waived your English language proficiency, however, most of the institution will not accept an applicant for a bridging course that has no IELTS result or OET. We do hope that by the 1st … Continue reading

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New Logo and Banner

As AusPhilRN opens its door again, it is time to change the logo and the banner of this blog. You will see above the new picture logo and below was the previous one. Have a wonderful day! -Admin

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