BC invests $68.1M in training, licensing for nurses following nurse-to-patient ratio announcement

As part of a broader announcement about minimum nurse-to-patient ratios, the Government of British Columbia has announced funding for nursing training and licensing. The $237M provincial allotment includes $68.1M for training and licensing in order to support the retention and recruitment of nurses. These funds will boost the expansion of the internationally educated nurse bridging program and the implementation of a licensed practical nurse to registered nurse bridging pilot program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. They will also be used to create financial supports such as tuition credits and new graduate transition program bursaries.

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