University of Northern British Columbia

Rural Acute Care Nursing

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Program Information

School:University of Northern British Columbia
Degree:Certificate
Field of Study:Nursing, Other
Description:The Rural Acute Care Nursing Certificate provides the opportunity for Registered Nurses to pursue a concentrated program of courses in Rural Acute Care Nursing. The Certificate will provide students with some of the essential knowledge and clinical skills needed to provide nursing care in rural community hospitals.

The Certificate program has been developed as an academic program that is practice-driven, and supported by health authorities across British Columbia. It is based upon the principles of primary health care, and an orientation to the needs of nurses in acute care facilities in rural and remote communities.
URL:Rural Acute Care Nursing at University of Northern British Columbia
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,424
International: $21,589
Scholarships:6

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*65
Prerequisites:*

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

    Applicants must meet the admission criteria for the Post-diploma Baccalaureate Nursing Program, and in addition have a minimum of one year (1700 hours) experience as a registered nurse. Nursing Program policies for Registered Nurse students pursuing a degree will apply to Certificate students.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Work Experience

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * 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 16, 2019

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