"Canadian nurses and regulatory bodies have identified148 competencies to be measured during the 2010-15 examination cycle. These competencies have been organized into a framework that reflects a primary health-care model. They are grouped under the categories of: Professional Practice (28 competencies); Nurse-Client Partnership (14 competencies); Health and Wellness (27 competencies); and Changes in Health (79competencies)" (CRNE Bulletin, No. 13, June 2009).
The exam will consist of 180-200 multiple choice questions, plus about 20 experimental questions. These questions will be independent and case based. These competencies are
- Professional Practice 14-24%
- Nurse Client Parternship 19%
- Nursing Practgice: Heatlh & Wellness 21-31%
- Changes in Heatlh 40-50%
June 2, 2010
October 6, 2010
The exam administration dates for 2011 are:
February 2, 2011
June 1, 2011
October 5, 2011
For more information about the exam visit the Canadian Nurses Association website.