|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Barrie|
|Type||Graduate Certificate, College|
|Nominal duration||1 year/ 2 semesters, plus 1 clinical placement|
|Tuition fee||CA$19,744 per year
The displayed fee is for the 2022-2023 academic year and is subject to change. The fee covers and includes tuition (CA$15,450), health insurance, and other ancillary charges.
|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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Undergraduate Diploma (or higher)
To be eligible, you must possess:
Preference will be given to applications with the following:
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
If English is not your first language and/or you are coming from countries where English is not an official language, you should provide evidence of your English language proficiency through one of the language tests below:
Criminal Reference/Vulnerable Sector Check
Placement agencies require an up-to-date clear criminal reference check and vulnerable sector check prior to going out on placement. Students should obtain their criminal reference three months prior to placement; checks conducted earlier may not be considered current. As some jurisdictions require longer lead-time for processing, please check with the program coordinator to ensure you allow for sufficient turn-around time. It is the student’s responsibility to provide the completed document prior to placement start.
NOTE: Individuals who have been charged or convicted criminally and not pardoned will be prohibited from proceeding to a clinical or work placement.
Students must have up-to-date immunization records in compliance with the Public Hospitals Act. Students must also have a valid mask fit test, BLS CPR and Standard First Aid. Students are to use the Clinical Preparedness Permit to document completion of these clinical requirements.
Completion and submission of this permit is required in order to ensure placement in clinical and field placement facilities.
Students will be placed in a variety of agencies in the region serviced by the campus. Students are required to provide their own transportation to the placement site.
This program will prepare the IENs to work within scope of practice for Registered Nurses according to the Standards of Practice of the College of Nurses of Ontario in an acute primary care setting that may include hospitals and urgent care settings.
Build on your internationally-acquired skills to prepare for a nursing career in Ontario. Learn acute complex care through classes, labs and clinical placements.
In this program, Internationally Educated Nurses (IENs) enhance their knowledge and understanding of nursing practice in complex care environments in Ontario by developing their theoretical and clinical skills. Individuals with complex care needs often suffer from combinations of multiple chronic conditions, mental health problems, drug interactions and social vulnerability.
Using an interprofessional approach, students focus on the application and evaluation of advanced theories and practices related to ethical and legal issues, pharmacology, advanced health assessment, mental health nursing practice, complex health challenges, clinical decision making, communication, cultural diversity and sensitivity. Experienced nursing faculty use a variety of active learning methods, including simulation labs and a practicum placement to assist IENs to consolidate their understanding of healthcare in Canada and the nursing profession in Ontario.
In order to provide a quality practicum placement, students will be placed in a variety of settings. Students are required to provide their own transportation for the practicum.
Graduates may find employment opportunities in a variety of health care settings, which may include acute care facilities, long term care and community care.