Resources for Internationally-Trained Health Professionals:

Nurses

Effective October 30, 2017, the ILA Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) is no longer accepted by the Maryland Board of Nursing (MBON) as proof of English language proficiency. Both the TOEFL iBT and IELTS are accepted by the MBON”.

Steps to Obtain Registered Nurse Licensure in Maryland

Guide to Obtain the Maryland Registered Nurse (RN) License

Guide to Obtain the Maryland Registered Nurse (RN) License
in Spanish

Guide to Obtain the Maryland Registered Nurse (RN) License
in French

Behavioral Health

Workshop #1: Overview of the Behavioral Healthcare System

Workshop #1 Agenda

The Maryland Public Behavioral Health System

Workforce Development Issues in the field of Substance Abuse Disorders and Mental Health Disorders

Types of Behavioral-Health Professions

The National Scene of the Behavioral Health System

Physicians

US Graduate Medical Education

Cultural and Linguistic Competence

Effective Cross-Cultural Communication to Enhance the Patient Experience and Improve Compliance