First, you can write the RN registration exams set by the Canadian Nurses Association in order to achieve your registered professional status. This designation recognizes the extent of your education and establishes your credentials as a nurse. It also sets the foundation for a vast range of career opportunities that come with the RN designation.
Second, you can apply for registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario, a self-regulating body that governs the profession in this province. By joining this community, you become a member of the group that oversees all activities within the profession and is a leader in advocacy and the advancement of nursing practice.