Examination

This page contains detailed information regarding the examination process for enrolled nurses, registered nurses and midwives.

Multiple choice question exam (MCQ)

The multiple-choice question (MCQ) exam assesses the candidate’s professional knowledge. There are separate exams for internationally qualified nurses and midwives (IQNMs) intending to register in Australia as a registered nurse (RN), enrolled nurse (EN), or midwife:

Objective structured clinical exam (OSCE)

The Objective Structured Clinical Exam (OSCE) is a clinical exam to assess whether candidates demonstrate the knowledge, skills and competence of a graduate-level nurse or midwife from an Australian NMBA-approved program of study.

 
 
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