Diploma RPN to BScN Degree - 755
PROGRAM STATUS: Open for September 2015
SCHOOL: Health Sciences
PROGRAM NUMBER: 755
PROGRAM LENGTH: Other
CAMPUS: Institute for Applied Health Sciences at McMaster - Hamilton, Six Nations Polytechnic - Ohsweken
CO-OP OPTION: No
ACCREDITATION: University Degree
|755 - McMaster Campus
|755 - Six Nations Polytechnic|
Upgrade your current RPN Diploma to earn a BScN Degree!
The program of study for Diploma Registered Practical Nurses prepares students for practice as Registered Nurses.
Degree awarded by McMaster University.
This program builds on the knowledge and skills acquired in the diploma Practical Nursing program. Graduates will be awarded the BScN degree by McMaster University.
- This program builds on the knowledge and skills acquired in the diploma Practical Nursing program
- Students receive 30 units of advanced credit and enter at Level II. The 2 Level II ‘nursing’ courses are designed to assist students in transitioning to the baccalaureate program
- Both streams are integrated for most courses
- The curriculum is planned for 3 years of full-time study. Students are allowed six years after the first ‘nursing’ course to complete the program requirements
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Clinical experience is provided in health care agencies throughout Ontario.
Students are responsible for their own travel and costs to clinical placements