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Changes to the Examination Fees section of By-Law No. 2

Article 8 – Examination fees 

Current Article 
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Proposed Article 
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Rationale 
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8.02 A person who applies to attempt an examination which is a requirement for a certificate of registration in the general class as an RPN, other than the jurisprudence examination, shall pay a fee of 

i)  $220.00 if the examination is to be taken on or after May 1, 2016.

ii)  $225.00 if the examination is to be taken on or after June 1, 2019; and

iii) $230.00 if the examination is to be taken on or after June 1, 2020 (Amended June 2018)

Effective Council approval in June 2021, Article 8.02 will be amended to read:

8.02 Aperson who applies to attempt the an examination which is a requirement for a certificate of registration in the general class as an RPN, known as the Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination (CPNRE), other than the jurisprudence examination, shall pay a fee of

i) $220.00 if the examination is to be taken on or after May 1, 2016; or.

ii) $225.00 if the examination is to be taken on or after June 1, 2019; or and

iii) $230.00 if the examination is to be taken on or after June 1, 2020. (Amended June 2018)

Effective 90 days after the last day of the last CPNRE window:

Article 8.02 will be revoked.

 

 

Articles 8.02, 8.02.1 and 8.04 have been amended so it is clear that they relate to the current RPN examination, the CPNRE.

The change in 8.02 also clarifies that only one of the amounts was/is payable.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CNO will no longer be required to collect any fees related to the CPNRE.

Note: CNO will not have a role in collecting examination or re-score fees for the new (2022) Practical Nurse registration examination, the REx-PNTM.

8.02.1 A person who cancels or fails to attend a scheduled writing of an examination which is a requirement for a certificate of registration in the general class as an RPN shall, where the College is charged a cancellation fee, pay a fee of $65.00. (Added June 2018)

Effective Council approval in June 2021 Article 8.02.1 will be amended to read:

8.02.1 A person who cancels or fails to attend a scheduled writing of the an examination which is a requirement for a certificate of registration in the general class as an RPN shall, known as the Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination (CPNRE), where the College is charged a cancellation fee, shall pay a fee of $65.00. (Added June 2018)

 

Effective 90 days after the last day of the last CPNRE window:

Article 8.02.1 will be revoked.

 

 

Articles 8.02, 8.02.1 and 8.04 have been amended so it is clear that they relate to the current RPN examination, the CPNRE.

 

 

 

 

 

CNO will no longer be required to collect any fees related to the CPNRE.

Note: CNO will not have a role in collecting examination or re-score fees for the new (2022) Practical Nurse registration examination, the REx-PNTM.

8.04 A person who applies to have the results of an examination referred to in Article 8.02 re-scored shall pay a fee of $50.00.

Effective Council approval in June 2021, article 8.04 will be amended to read:

8.04 A person who applies to have a re-score of the results of an examination referred to in Article 8.02 re-scored the examination which is a requirement for a certificate of registration in the general class as an RPN, known as the Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination (CPNRE), shall pay a fee of $50.00.

Effective 90 days after the last day of the last CPNRE window:

Article 8.04 will be revoked

 

 

 

Articles 8.02, 8.02.1 and 8.04 have been amended so it is clear that they relate to the current RPN examination, the CPNRE.

 

 

 

 

 


CNO will no longer be required to collect any fees related to the CPNRE.

Note: CNO will not have a role in collecting examination or re-score fees for the new (2022) Practical Nurse registration examination, the REx-PNTM.

 

8.05 A person who applies to attempt an examination in order to meet the requirement for the issuance of a specialty certificate in the extended class shall pay a fee of $1,100.00.

Effective Council approval in June, Article 8.05 will be revoked. 

8.05 A person who applies to attempt an examination in order to meet the requirement for the issuance of a specialty certificate in the extended class shall pay a fee of $1,100.00.

 

 

CNO no longer collects fees for the CNPE.

 

 

8.06 A person who applies to have the results of an examination referred to in Article 8.05 re-scored shall pay a fee of $110.00.

 

Effective Council approval in June, Article 8.06 will read:

8.06 A person who applies to have a re-score of the results of an the examination referred to in Article 8.05 re-scored which is a requirement for the issuance of a specialty certificate in the extended class, known as the Canadian Nurse Practitioner Examination (CNPE), shall pay a fee of $110.00.

 


This article has been amended so it is clear that it relates to the CNPE.

At the request of the provider, CNO collects the fees for the rescore of the CNPE.

 

8.08 A separate fee is payable for each application referred to in Articles 8.02, 8.04, 8.05, 8.06 and 8.07 and shall be paid at the time the application is submitted.

Effective Council approval in June, Article 8.08 will be amended to read:

8.08 A separate fee is payable for each application referred to in Articles 8.02, 8.04, 8.05, 8.06 and 8.07 and shall be paid at the time the application is submitted. (Amended September 2014)

Effective 90 days after the last day of the last CPNRE window, Article 8.08 will be amended to read:

8.08 A separate fee is payable for each application referred to in Articles 8.02, 8.04, 8.06 and 8.07 and shall be paid at the time the application is submitted. (Amended September 2014)

 

 

 

In June 2021, CNO is proposing to remove reference to 8.05 since 8.05 would no longer exist subject to Council approval.

 

 

 

 

To remove reference to articles 8.02 and 8.04 since they would no longer exist subject to Council approval.

 

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