CGFNS (Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools) Qualifying exam is a test where candidate’s knowledge and understanding of nursing field is taught and practiced in the United States is examined. It is a gateway for all the nursing graduates, who desire to pursue their career as registered nurses in the US. The test also helps the candidates to predict their chances to crack NCLEX-RN-the U.S registered nurse licensing exam.
The programme is comprised three parts: a credentials review of the nurse’s education, registration, and licensure; The CGFNS Qualifying exam, a one-day qualifying exam testing nursing knowledge; and an English Language Proficiency exam. Upon successful completion of all three elements of the programme, the applicant is awarded a CGFNS Certificate.
CGFNS EXAM – STRUCTURE
The CGFNS exam has both nursing section. The exam is a multiple choice and objective internet based test. It is divided into two parts with a total of 260 questions. Candidates should submit anyone; TOEFL, TOIEC or IELTS scores for an eligibility criterion.
The minimum passing scores on each of the English proficiency exams are as follows:
TOEFL – 83
The CGFNS Certification Program is designed ONLY for first-level, general nurses educated and/or licensed outside the United States who wish to assess their chances of passing the NCLEX-RN® examination and attaining licensure to practice as registered nurses within the United States.
In order to be eligible for the programme, a NURSE must be properly educated and hold both initial and current registration/licensure as a first-level, general nurse as defined historically by the International Council of Nurse (ICN)
A first-level nurse is called a “registered” or “Professional” nurse in most countries. A second-level nurse often called an Enrolled, Vocational, Practical nurse or nurse assistant. Is not eligible to be licensed as a registered nurse in the U.S, and therefore, is not eligible for the Certification Program.
CGFNS evaluates an applicant’s education and a registration credentials to certify that the applicant is a first-level, general nurse, and meets all of the registration requirements to be licensed as a professional in the nursing field.
Applicants must have:
In order to work in the USA as a Registered Nurse:
To become a licensed nurse in the USA, most states have two main requirements:
CGFNS EXAM REGISTRATION IN NIGERIA
To register for CGFNS exam in Nigeria,
You can register for any of the exams: SAT, TOEFL, IELTS, GRE, GMAT, PTE, and CGFNS by following any of these steps stated below:
Account Name: Excellence Education Travels and Tours
Account No: 1014830221
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Then scan your teller to our Email address and write a short message on what you paid for and we would send you a message back for your exam registration.
CGFNS EXAM DATES IN NIGERIA
July 10-14, 2017.
|January 31, 2017.
May 31, 2017.July 30, 2017.
September 30, 2017.
The CGFNS qualifying exam of nursing knowledge is offered four times a year at more than 50 areas around the world.