The shortage of healthcare professionals is an important issue both provincially and nationally. However, growing concerns have arisen over the numerous internationally educated health professionals who are voicing their struggles to become either re-certified or are unable to practice their profession due to delays in registration.
This podcast is hosted by Madison Cook, RN, BScN and features Edward Cruz,RN, CCNE, BN, MScN, PhD who discusses the current challenges, solutions,and opportunities faced IENs transitioning to practice in Canada. Edward has been a Registered Nurse in Ontario since 2006. He is currently employed at the University of Windsor in Ontario, Canada as an Assistant Professor with the Faculty of Nursing, teaching in both the Undergraduate and Graduate programs.