Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning

Practical Nursing

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Program Information

School:Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Faculty:Humber North Campus / School of Health Sciences
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Description:The practical nurse is an integral part of the health care team, working at the bedside with patients in acute-care, long-term care, and community settings. Emphasis throughout this program is on developing competence in the theory and practice of nursing.

Clinical experience is obtained in both long-term and acute-care settings. Supporting courses in the biological and human sciences are also taken. Upon successful completion of the program you are eligible to write the Practical Nurse Registration Examination with the College of Nurses of Ontario. Graduates wishing to be registered will be asked by the College of Nurses to sign a declaration of their status regarding citizenship/permanent residence/ immigration; any convictions of a criminal offence under the Narcotic Control Act or the Food and Drug Act; being a subject of proceedings with respect to professional misconduct, incompetence, or incapacity in Ontario in another health profession or in another jurisdiction in nursing or in another health profession; any mental or physical disorder which makes it desirable in the public interest that the person not practice nursing. These conditions will also apply throughout your program.
URL:Practical Nursing at Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,620
International: $14,671
Scholarships:1

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade11 Biology 
  •  Grade11 Chemistry 

• Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U). If English is not your first language, refer to the English Language Proficiency Policy in this publication • Grade 11 or Grade 12 Biology (SBI3C, SBI3U or SBI4U) or equivalent • Grade 11 or Grade 12 Chemistry (SCH3U, SCH4C or SCH4U) or equivalent • Grade 12 Mathematics (MAP4C, MCT4C, MDM4U, MCB4U, MGA4U, MCV4U or MHF4U) • Completion of mandatory admission testing for senior level biology, chemistry, reading and writing skills, and arithmetic (fee $35). Test results will determine eligibility for the program. Having the above academic subjects will help prepare for the tests. Students may also prepare for the tests by reviewing The Complete Preparation Guide – Health Occupation Entrance Exams, published by Learning Express.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 76]
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Upon their acceptance and prior to the start of classes, students must provide proof of Hepatitis immunization, CPR-C for HCP, a Standard First Aid Certificate, and a Police Records Check.

    * 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.

    Modified on August 05, 2017

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