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Old 03-01-2016, 06:40 AM
 
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Good afternoon everyone from uk Wales


I am due to start my nurse degree in Wales (uk), I will be qualified RGN in 3 years time and I am looking at relocating to USA, considering California as a location at the moment.
I am after some advice or any informations that I could find useful at this point. I know 3 years it's a while away but I am quite a planner he he

I am aware of the visa requirements etc and I have read on a site called nurses 4 America and I know that I need to take a test to be able to qualify as RN in USA.
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Old 03-02-2016, 02:26 AM
 
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You have to take the nclex exam in the us (any state) and then find an employer who is willing to sponsor you for a visa. Find a travel nurse company who will do that (there are dozens of them). Do your research and read the fine print..you will be stuck with them until you get a green card.
You will need at least a year or two experience..a specialty will help too (icu, ER etc). Go to all nurses.com for info. Nursing here is quite different than uk.
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