As the national voice of nursing students across Canada, the Canadian Nursing Students’ Association (CNSA) is concerned for our current and future nursing students following the release of the preliminary National Council Licensure Exam – Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN®) results. As there has been a concerning decrease in passing averages both provincially and nationally, CNSA is advocating for our 29,000 members across Canada who are the future of health care. The nursing community must ensure that all students are being examined using a proper assessment tool that effectively measures our Canadian entry-to-practice competencies and is equitable for our bilingual nation. With a nursing shortage that has lead to serious implications to the health care system, we must address these concerns with urgency and strength.
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