NBCC is committed to the successful delivery of the NB CRIB Program for internationally educated nurses (IENs) and Canadian educated nurses (CENs) seeking re-entry into the profession.
The NB CRIB Program is offered in English. The program is approximately 13-months in length and is facilitated through online learning, classroom sessions, lab practice and clinical practicums. Some courses are
delivered entirely online, while others have a blended approach (e.g., online and face-to-face classroom sessions).
The NB CEN Re-Entry/IEN Bridging (NB CRIB) Program is offered to:
The program consists of the following courses (Prices are subject to change):
If you are interested in the NB CEN Re-Entry/IEN Bridging (NB CRIB) Program, please contact the Nurses Association of New Brunswick by calling 1‑506‑458‑8731 or visit their website. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: The NB CEN Re-Entry/IEN Bridging Program is based on the RN Bridging Re-Entry Program developed by the Registered Nurses Professional Development Centre, at the Nova Scotia Health Authority. This program introduces Internationally Educated Nurses (IENs), and Canadian Educated Nurses to nursing practice in Canada and helps them gain the knowledge and skills expected of registered nurses in Canada.
The process for an internationally educated nurse (IEN) to become licensed to practice as a licensed practical nurse (LPN) or a registered nurse (RN) in New Brunswick can take between 12 and 24 months. New Brunswick’s IEN Navigation service provides
customized, client-centred service to IENs at no cost to the candidate. The service assists candidates with key barriers they might experience during the process to licensure, offering guidance surrounding:
Internationally educated nurses can contact the IEN Navigation service at IENIFEnavigation@gnb.ca. Internationally Educated Nurses (gnb.ca)
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