TITLE

Training Foreign-Trained Physicians to Become NURSES IN THE US

AUTHOR(S)
Stern, Gary M.
PUB. DATE
July 2016
SOURCE
Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine;Jul2016, Vol. 26 Issue 10, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that doctors moving to the U.S. from foreign countries are forbidden to practice medicine, stating that they are required to pass the medicine licensure examination. It states that the Florida International University has created a Foreign Educated Physicians to Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing (BSN/MSN) program for training doctors to become nurse practitioners. The program offers specialties in family, adult, pediatrics and psychiatry.
ACCESSION #
118516832

 

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