Algonquin College - Graduate Programs

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1385 Woodroffe Avenue
Ottawa, ON
Canada K2G 1V8

Registered Practical Nurse - Operating Room - Part-time (Graduate Certificate)

Program Information
Faculty: Centre for Continuing and Online Learning
Degree: Certificate
Field of Study: Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing
Description If you are a registered practical nurse and desire to work in a dynamic and challenging speciality, this Ontario College Graduate Certificate program provides you with the theoretical knowledge and technical skills required to work in a perioperative setting. Students learn operating room practices, techniques and procedures that ensure safe patient care. To qualify for this certificate, you must complete the program within two years.
Website: Registered Practical Nurse - Operating Room - Part-time (Graduate Certificate) at Algonquin College - Graduate Programs
Length: 2 Year(s)
Additional Admission Requirements:
    This program is considered highly competitive where applications always exceed available spaces. Applicants to this program are required to be an RPN with a valid CNO registration in good standing and are ranked according to their hospital experience and skillset. Those with the highest scores are offered priority admission to the program. Please ensure to submit your application by the Oct 1st, 2019 equal consideration date. This will give you the best chance of getting an offer to this highly competitive program. Applications received after this date are considered on a first come, first served basis, as long as space is available in the program.

    Applications are acknowledged when received, but review and determination of admission status is done by the date indicated on the acknowledgement letter you will receive upon submitting your application. Prior to clinical experience, students are required to submit the following documents to Paramed: Provide proof of current Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation Basic Rescuer "C" Level Training. Complete and submit a clear Police Records Check for Service with the Vulnerable Sector. Complete the Algonquin College Health Assessment Form and/or Immunization Form at the website .

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Last Updated: December 26, 2018