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Practical Nursing

Sheridan College - Davis
Canada, Ontario, Brampton
Tuition fee CA$22,025 per year

The fees shown here are estimates only for two semesters and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$19,348), health insurance and ancillary fees.

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Registration fee CA$400 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

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Overview

Sheridan’s Practical Nursing program is your first step to becoming a Registered Practical Nurse in Ontario.

Approved by the College of Nurses of Ontario

Sheridan’s four-semester Practical Nursing diploma program is approved (Category 1) by the College of Nurses of Ontario – CNO. When you graduate from this program, you’ll be eligible to apply to take the Canadian Practical Nursing Registration Examination (CPNRE). When you’ve successfully completed the CPNRE, you’ll be issued a license to practice as a Registered Practical Nurse in Ontario.

Prepare for a career as a practical nurse

In this program, you’ll learn to:

  • Help clients with nutrition, elimination, medication, safety, ambulation and hygiene.
  • Chart patients’ progress and assess their conditions.
  • Care for wounds, change dressings and give medication.
  • Educate clients and promote health and wellbeing.
  • Care for patients through all stages of a disease, including palliative care.

Clinical placements: Get hands-on experience

Hands-on experience is essential to prepare you for a career as a practical nurse. In this program, you’ll have four clinical placements in long-term care facilities, acute and chronic care hospitals and more — starting in your first semester. In your final semester, you’ll participate in a 450-hour clinical placement, gaining on-the-job experience that will boost your resume and build your confidence.

Your placements will be within 150 kilometres of Sheridan College. You’ll need to provide your own transportation to your clinical placements.

State-of-the-art education

Sheridan`s Nursing Lab is modelled after a real hospital ward. It comes complete with high- and low-fidelity simulation mannequins that can be programmed to display various symptoms. In the lab, you’ll become better prepared to handle real-life situations.

You’ll learn from highly qualified Registered Nurses and Nurse Practitioners. Our professors have extensive specialized experience in family care, maternity care, emergency response, mental health, medical intervention and long-term care.

Complete your Practical Nursing diploma sooner

If you’re interested in fast-tracking your studies, you can choose to complete all four semesters back-to-back. This will allow you to earn your Practical Nursing diploma in just 16 months.

Program Duration

The program duration for September starts is two academic years. Program duration for January and May starts is 16 months continuous, pending space availability.

Career opportunities

When you complete your Practical Nursing diploma program at Sheridan, you’ll be ready to join a health-care team in any setting where nursing is practiced.

Here are some places you might work:

  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Community Health Centres
  • Family Health Teams
  • Independent practices
  • Long-term care facilities
  • Medical equipment companies
Apply Now! Fall 2022
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 6, 2022
Apply Now! Winter 2023
Application start
Feb 21, 2022
Application deadline
Oct 31, 2022, 11:59:59 PM
America/Toronto time
Studies commence
Jan 2, 2023
Apply Now! Summer 2023
Application start
Jul 4, 2022
Application deadline
Jan 20, 2023, 11:59:59 PM
America/Toronto time
Studies commence
May 8, 2023

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply Now! Fall 2022
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 6, 2022
Apply Now! Winter 2023
Application start
Feb 21, 2022
Application deadline
Oct 31, 2022, 11:59:59 PM
America/Toronto time
Studies commence
Jan 2, 2023
Apply Now! Summer 2023
Application start
Jul 4, 2022
Application deadline
Jan 20, 2023, 11:59:59 PM
America/Toronto time
Studies commence
May 8, 2023

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States