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Express Entry Changes: Info for Healthcare Pros & Expected Updates

Canada Immigration Express entry is changing, here are some important information about healthcare professionals and the changes which are expected 

Good day ladies and gentlemen, this is IRC news and I am Joy Stephen, an authorized Canadian Immigration practitioner bringing out this special edition of Immigration news about upcoming changes to rounds of Invitation in the Express Entry Pool for Canada Immigration. These changes were announced by IRCnews in 2022 which is now being implemented. I am coming to you from the Polinsys studios in Cambridge, Ontario. Today is the 01/06/2023. This news release is specifically for Polinsys clients and Canada Immigration clients. 
Canada Immigration Express Entry selection is changing a little and moving away from general CRS score-based selection to specific selection highlighting Canadian economic needs.  

This news release is to highlight your work experience in the healthcare industry. Please review the list below and if you have work experience for at least one year in the past 10 years, then please consider that work experience as your primary experience so that you can get picked in the rounds of invitation in Express Entry if that category is selected. Please consider these NOC codes and target options carefully. The following 35 NOC codes are likely to be in priority: 

Occupation   2021 NOC code   2021 TEER category   
Audiologists and speech language pathologists 31112 
Chiropractors 31201 
Dentists 31110 
Dieticians and nutritionists 31121 
Education counsellors 41320 
General practitioners and family physicians 31102 
Instructors of persons with disabilities 42203 
Kinesiologists and other professional occupation in therapy and assessment 31204 
Licensed practical nurses 32101 
Massage therapists  32201 
Medical laboratory assistants and related technical occupations 33101 
Medical laboratory technologists 32120 
Medical radiation technologists 32121 
Medical sonographers 32122 
Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates 33102 
Nurse practitioners 31302 
Nursing co-ordinators and supervisors 31300 
Occupational therapists 31203 
Optometrists 31111 
Other assisting occupations in support of health services 33109 
Other practitioners of natural healing 32209 
Other professional occupations in health diagnosing and treating 31209 
Other technical occupations in therapy and assessment 32109 
Paramedical occupations 32102 
Pharmacy technical assistants and pharmacy assistants 33103 
Physician assistants, midwives and allied health professionals 31303 
Physiotherapists 31202 
Psychologists 31200 
Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses 31301 
Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists 32103 
Specialists in clinical and laboratory medicine 31100 
Specialists in surgery 31101 
Therapists in counselling and related specialized therapies 41301 
Traditional Chinese medicine practitioners and acupuncturists 32200 
Veterinarians 31103 

If you need assistance to participate in Provincial or Federal programs or assistance after selection, please contact us   
Good luck! 

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