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UK- NMC (Nursing and Midwifery Council)
To practice as a nurse in the United Kingdom, candidates should register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).
Since October 2014, the only route to registration for all nurses trained outside the UK with the NMC is through a 2-part application process.
Ireland- NMBI (Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland)
Adaptation Program: Nurses trained outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) will be required to undertake the Adaptation Program before working as nurse in the Ireland.
The Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery RCSI aptitude test is an alternative to the current adaptation/assessment model for assessing the competence of overseas educated and trained nurses and midwives. It is based on a two assessment methods.
The Aptitude Test comprises two parts:
Two attempts (that is, one repeat) will be allowed at each of the two parts of the Aptitude Test. The Theory Test must be repeated in full. The particular competency/competencies failed in the Practical Test must be repeated (details will be given with the results of the Practical Test).
Please refer to the below site for comprehensive details of the aptitude test and associated procedures:
Note: The assessment process will take upto 6 months.
02 Jul 2018
04 Apr 2018