Step 4: Professional examination


The professional exam is a written exam that includes 45 to 50 clinical situations, with between 135 and 150 related multiple-choice questions. The situations are representative of the field of nursing. The questions are weighted within each clinical situation, with each clinical situation worth 100 points.

L'inscription à l'examen de mars 2020 est en cours. Elle se terminera le 14 février.

The exam focuses on the critical aspects of each clinical situation, notably assessing the following:

  • how well you have integrated and are able to apply your knowledge;
  • the skills you have acquired in various clinical situations;
  • your ability to make clinical decisions and appropriate interventions.

It is extremely important to know that:

  • this is more than a simple evaluation of your knowledge;
  • the exam is designed to determine whether you are competent to practise the profession.