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Most grads passing new nursing exam and becoming RNs

Last year, more than 4,000 graduates of registered nursing (RN) educational programs in Ontario wrote the new exam needed to begin working as a nurse. By the end of 2015, almost 84% of these graduates had passed the exam. Of those who had not yet been successful, many still had attempts remaining.

The 2015 Canada-wide report on the exam for registered nurses is available at www.ccrnr.ca.

The 2015 Ontario report on results of all nursing exams, including those for Registered Nurses, Registered Practical Nurses and Nurse Practitioners, is available at www.cno.org/stats.

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Page last reviewed March 31, 2016