International Nursing License Preparation

1 year Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Prepare for your regulatory exam to practice in Ontario!

Overview

Next intake:

Winter 2022 - College Drive – North Bay


This program is intended for internationally educated nurses (IENs) who have an International Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Bachelor of Nursing degree and who are seeking the opportunity for further preparation to apply to the College of Nurses of Ontario for regulatory licensing. In accordance with the Professional Standards for Registered Nurses in Ontario, students will learn to provide safe, ethical, competent care for a diverse client population in the province of Ontario as a member of the health care team.

For further information on the College of Nurses of Ontario’s registration requirements visit:

http://www.cno.org/en/become-a-nurse/

Your Future Career

  • Acute care agencies
  • Long term care
  • Community health agencies
  • Public health agencies

What You Learn

  • Critical thinking and decision-making skills
  • Legal, ethical and professional scope of practice of nursing
  • Nursing processes and in patient-centered practice
  • Effective communication in a culturally competent manner
  • Health-related documentation and reporting

Curriculum:

NLP100

Communications for Healthcare Professionals

NLP120

Advanced Health Assessment

NLP121

Advanced Health Assessment Lab

NLP130

Acute Complex Nursing Care

NLP131

Acute Complex Nursing Care Lab

NLP140

Advanced Pharmacology

NLP141

Advanced Pharmacology Lab

NLP160

Practicum 1

NLP200

Advanced Development of Self

NLP210

Advanced ER Nursing

NLP220

Advanced Pediatric Nursing

NLP230

Advanced ICU/CCU Nursing

NLP231

Advanced ICU/CCU Nursing Lab

NLP240

Advanced Geriatric/Palliative Care

NLP300

Preceptorship Clinical (4weeks)

Post-secondary degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing education program.

Registered in their current home state or country i.e. letter, membership card etc. and are able to practice.

Applicants must submit a current letter from an employer's human resource department verifying employment as a nurse.

 

If English is not your first language you must provide proof of English competency. V

View current English Language Proficiency Requirements.

Note: this is a high demand / health care program

2021-2022 1 year Ontario College Graduate Certificate

College Drive Campus – Domestic
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $16363.4 $1488 $30 - $17881.41

2021-2022 1 year Ontario College Graduate Certificate

College Drive Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $16363.4 $1488 $30 - $17881.41

Check out the Campus Bookstore to not only purchase your textbooks but also view your book list before the semester starts. 

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Ontario College Graduate Certificate

  1. In accordance with the Professional Standards for Registered Nurses in Ontario, students will learn to provide safe, ethical, competent care, based on research and theory, using critical thinking and decision-making skills within the nursing process.
  2. Practice within the legal, ethical and professional scope of practice of nursing for a diverse client population in the province of Ontario as a member of the health care team.
  3. Use appropriate technology to contribute to safe, effective and efficient nursing practice.
  4. Demonstrate the use of the nursing process and incorporate reflective practice to identify future implications for the role of a nurse in patient-centered practice.
  5. Communicate effectively, and in a culturally competent manner, with clients, peers and other members of the interprofessional health care team at the level required of a health care professional in a therapeutic context.
  6. Contribute to the maintenance of health-related documentation and reports at the level required of a health care professional.
  7. Practice comprehensive care within a variety of contexts and settings (for individuals, families, and groups) by evaluating and modifying individualized care plans to promote safe and optimal patient care.