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DEADLINE EXTENDED: Volunteer opportunity—new practical nurse exam

Jun 23, 2021

application deadline extended to July 28, 2021

Seeking exam reviewers

The British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) is seeking your help as we develop the REx-PN, a new practical nursing (PN) regulatory exam. Specifically, we need the assistance of nurses who work with new LPNs to review items prepared for the exam

This volunteer opportunity gives you a chance to participate on a panel that will review the new PN exam questions to ensure they reflect entry-level practice of LPNs in Canada.

To be considered for participation, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Clinicians working with new LPNs in an acute, long term care or community practice setting ;
  • Clinicians who are familiar with LPN entry-level competencies and practice expectations for novice LPNs with less than one year's experience;
  • Registered with BCCNM in good standing;
  • Employed as an RN, RPN or LPN for at least two years.

In addition, you will need to…

  • have your employer's permission to be released from work duties and/or be available on your own time to participate in the review panel activities;
  • be able to commit three days of virtual panel meetings August 17-19, 2021;
  • Have access to a computer with a camera, microphone, and hi-speed internet;
  • Have the ability to download an app to your phone for remote proctoring.

…and you must not have…

participated in developing a national, provincial or territorial nursing exam within the past two years. 

How do I apply?

Send us a current resume at by noon on Wednesday, July 28th. Indicate in the email that you are applying to be an exam reviewer

How and when will I know if I am selected?

If you are selected to participate in the exam review panel, we will contact you with next steps.

Who can I or my employer contact if we have any questions?

Email if you have any questions.