How to become a Nurse in US: All about CGFNS, CES and NCLEX

Yes, you need to prove you language skills first off. Please look for more information in these specific articles: IELTS and TOEFL.

Please contact CGFNS (Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing School), in ordero to verify your Medical Diploma or another Documents if you didn't study in US. After evaluating your data, this commission will issue CES (Credential Evaluation Service) document.

If you successfully passed the first two steps, you can prepare for this latest test on your way to become a registered US Nurse.

NCLEX-RN is for Registered Nurses while NCLEX-PN is developed for Practical or Vocational Nurses. These exams should check knowledge and ability to work as Nurse safely and efficiently.

The test can take up to 6 hours and is adaptive. Depending on how well you answer the questions, their number change from 75 up to 265. There are given answers of multiple choice. The topics of questions are related to nursing and daily routine like Health Promotion and Maintenance, Safe Effective Care Environment, Pharmacological Therapies, Psychosocial Integrity, and so on.