How to Take up Employment as a Physiotherapist in Australia

If you are a licenced physiotherapist from overseas who wishes to work in Australia, you must meet specific requirements in order to practise physiotherapy according to Australian standards.  For foreign-trained physiotherapists who desire to work in Australia, the Australian Physiotherapy Council serves as the evaluating body. The Council’s responsibility is to evaluate the credentials and…

Nursing Council Announces Future Changes to Assessing IQN Competence- Update on 05/09/2022

The Nursing Council of New Zealand/ Te Kaunihera Tapuhi o Aotearoa has recently announced on September 5, 2022 a new model for registering nurses who have received their education outside Aotearoa New Zealand. Starting in 2024, the Council will no longer rely primarily on documentation, but will instead directly assess a nurse’s competence to practice…

Nursing Council of New Zealand Updated English Language Competence Policy

The English Language Competence policy of the Nursing Council of New Zealand has been updated by the organisation on August 19, 2022. This revision is in response to the Council’s consultation earlier this year on how it evaluates and registers globally qualified nurses. Additionally, it considers broader comments on the Council’s English language policy. The…

What Is the Best Way To Prepare for OET?

As a healthcare professional, you would have already heard of the OET- the Occupational English Test. Developed to cover 12 different healthcare professions including OET exam for Nurses, this test assesses a candidate’s proficiency in the English language by scoring their Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking skills. The test materials are designed to cover true-to-life…

OSCE Exam Handbook Published by AHPRA for December 2020

The Registered Nurse Objective Structured Clinical Examination (RN OSCE) is the practical examination for internationally qualified registered nurses seeking registration in Australia as a registered nurse. The RN OSCE exam consists of 10 stations (or clinical scenarios) that have been developed to test candidates against the NMBA Registered Nurse Standards for Practice. The OSCE is…