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    Advanced Education in Orthopaedics for LPNs

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    PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

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    QUICK FACTS

    Program length

    Varies

    Credential

    Certificate

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    TUITION & FEES

    January


    Canadian
    Total: $2,032.50

    International
    Total: $4,784.50

     
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    ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

    • active registration with a college for licensed practical nurses
    • applicants will require a minimum of 3600 hours (approximately two years) current acute care experience as an LPN
    • informal interview with the program instructor

    Note: The admission requirements listed above may be satisfied by submitting a letter from your employer stating that the requirements have been met and are up to date.

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    Overview

    This post-diploma program prepares licensed practical nurses with the knowledge and skills for a specialized career in orthopaedics. It consists of three courses and a 300-hour practicum. Further your understanding of anatomy and physiology in relation to orthopaedics and orthopaedic radiology, assessment, and trauma.

    Student Success

    Students are more likely to be successful in this program if they:

    • are physically and emotionally able to manage workplace demands
    • have access to a vehicle to travel to complete their clinical practice
    • have access to a computer and basic computer skills

    NorQuest College offers additional continuing education courses for LPNs.

    Practicum/Work Experience

    This program includes a practicum totalling 300 hours.

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