Algonquin College - Graduate Programs

Graduate Programs
1385 Woodroffe Avenue
Ottawa, ON
Canada K2G 1V8

Registered Nurse - Perioperative Nursing - Part-time (Graduate Certificate)

Program Information
Faculty: Centre for Continuing and Online Learning
Degree: Certificate; Co-op
Field of Study: Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing
Description If you are a registered nurse and desire to work in a dynamic and challenging specialty area, this Ontario College Graduate Certificate program provides you with the knowledge, technical, theoretical and leadership skills required to work in an operating room setting. Nurses learn the basic concepts of safe client care in the operating room, as well as proper operating room practices, techniques and procedures. To qualify for this certificate, you must complete the theoretical and clinical courses within two years.
Website: Registered Nurse - Perioperative Nursing - 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 RN 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 June 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.

    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