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Proposed changes to the IQN competence assessment process and English language standard.

NCNZ is seeking your views about:

1. Introducing an exam and practical assessment (e.g. an OSCE)

2. Removing the post-registration experience requirements

3. Introducing education for entry to our register (pre-entry education), particularly focusing on Te Tiriti o Waitangi, Kawa Whakaruruhau and cultural safety

4. Changes to Competence Assessment Programmes (CAPs)

5. Introducing post-entry conditions

6. Offering alternative pathways to entry to our register.

This is the link to the proposals on Nursing Councils website:

Please send feedback to by May 6 2022.