Advanced Education in Orthopaedics for LPNs
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Advanced Education in Orthopaedics for LPNs

PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

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Program length

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Certificate

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TUITION & FEES


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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Admission Requirements

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.

Conditional or provisional admission may be granted to applicants who are missing admission requirements after satisfying other conditions. See Admissions Process for more details.

Practicum/Work Experience Requirements

The following are not required for admission purposes, but will be required before you attend the clinical practice. There may be additional costs associated with completing these requirements.

  • Successful completion of all prerequisite courses.
  • The following courses are required; certificates will be awarded upon completion:
    • XBUS 1017 (current within three years)
    • XHLT 1200 (current within one year)
    • XHLT 1070 (current within one year) or alternative injury prevention course
    • XHLT 1023 (current within three years)

Submit the required certificates and forms listed above (unless otherwise indicated):

Progression

Students must attain 80% in each course to progress through the program.

Graduation Requirements

To qualify for graduation, students must pass all courses. After successfully completing this program, graduates will be awarded a NorQuest Advanced Education in Orthopaedics for LPNs certificate and an orthopaedic pin.

Honours Criteria

  • Overall grade point average (GPA) greater than or equal to 3.7
  • The student must not have failed or repeated any courses