Internationally Educated Nurses Next Steps

Year 1 - Internationally Educated Nurses BScN

This checklist will help you get ready for your first practicum placement(s) by providing you with a checklist of IMPORTANT NEXT STEPS.

Step 1: JANUARY - Create your York Passport account and York email (so as not to miss critical information sent to students’ York email account).

Step 2: JANUARY - Obtain your School of Nursing Identification.

Step 3: JANUARY - Complete and submit your GeoPreferences e-form to the NPCO by the January 30th deadline.

Step 4: JANUARY TO APRIL - Complete your Clinical Preparedness Permit (CPP).

Note:  be aware that all police services charge a fee for processing a Police Vulnerable Sector Screen (VSS) reference check and it may take up to 12 weeks for them to process your application.

Step 5: MARCH - Log into HSPnet to view your Term 2 placement details (based on your submitted GeoPreferences form).

Step 6: APRIL 1-15 - Arrange an appointment with Synergy Employment Services to have your CPP ‘stamped’ by the April 15th deadline.

Feel free to call the NPCO at 416.736.2100 (extension 33174) or email with any questions.

We look forward to helping you have a great year at York!