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KAPLAN AND CGFNS ANNOUNCE PLANS TO PROVIDE ONLINE AND OFFLINE NURSING
EDUCATION AND TEST PREPARATION PRODUCTS AND SERVICES


Yokohama,Japan—May 30, 2007—Kaplan, a leading international provider of educational and career
services, and the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS International), a
leading provider of nursing certification and professional development, today announced a preliminary
agreement to create a strategic alliance to develop online and offline nursing education and test
preparation products and services. The planned Kaplan/CGFNS Advantage Program, Knowledge for
Nursing, will provide co-branded nursing education and test preparation products and services to
hospital organizations, international schools of nursing, and individual international nurses.
The joint program will combine the strengths of two flagship organizations in nursing education,
credentials evaluation and certification. B ... Read more »
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Michigan Board of Nursing Changes Its Requirements For Internationally Educated Nurses

PHILADELPHIA, PA — July 25, 2007 — Internationally-educated nurses who wish to practice in the
state of Michigan should be advised that the Michigan Board of Nursing (BON) has adopted new
regulations for international nurses. The new regulations are effective June 14, 2007.
The CGFNS Certification Program Certificate (CP) is no longer the requirement for initial licensure for
internationally-educated Registered Nurses (RNs) in Michigan. Michigan now requires the CGFNS
Credentials Evaluation Service (CES) Full Education Course-by-Course Report for internationallyeducated
RNs and licensed practical nurses (LPNs) applying for licensure, who have not been licensed
in another US jurisdiction for at least 5 years. Although the CGFNS Certification Program (CP)
Certificate is no longer the requirement for RNs, the Michigan BON will continue to accep ... Read more »
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