IEN Connector

The CARE online newsletter


CARE Centre for Internationally Educated Nurses was pleased to present the Joan Lesmond IEN of the Year Award to Registered Nurse Edsel Mutia at a special breakfast reception at North York General Hospital at the end of November.

On the Job – Kenneth Cruz

Around eight years ago, despite my interest in the computer sciences, my mother was already working as a NICU Registered Nurse here in Canada. I saw her passion and dedication to patient care that’s why she was my inspiration to take up nursing. I was sponsored by my mother to come here and I have been living here since September 2010.

In Your Community – The Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

Recently, two CARE Centre member nurses contacted their case managers to share their experiences working in Northern Ontario for the Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA). Analiza Manuel wanted to let IENs know that nurses are always needed and will receive very good benefits and time off for travel. She also sent photographs of her work …

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Intake – New Members and Professional Development

After IENs come to an information session to make sure they meet all the criteria for membership, and have an intake meeting with a case manager, the next step is for them to gather at a New Members Orientation Session which gives them more practical information about CARE Centre’s programs and services, which is followed by a professional development workshop that is open to all members.

Partners and Programs

Bredin Centre for Learning, a non-profit organization in Alberta, recently purchased a license for CARE Centres’ Language and Communication for Nurses program including the Foundations online offering and all three levels of in-class course curricula, and the IELTS Prep for Nurses with Ea International.