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As an internationally qualified nurse or midwife (IQNM) seeking registration in Australia, it is important that you have a good understanding of what it is like to work within the Australian healthcare system. It can be quite different to healthcare systems in other countries.
The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) has developed an orientation program to introduce IQNMs to a range of concepts relating to the Australian healthcare context. The aim is to keep the public safe by supporting IQNMs who register with the NMBA to prepare for the environment in which they will be working.
The NMBA’s orientation program has two parts: