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Practical Nursing and Practical Nursing with Aboriginal Communities Diploma - 715

Program overview:
START DATE: September, January
PROGRAM STATUS: Open for September 2014, Closed for September 2014, Open for January 2015
SCHOOL: Health Sciences
PROGRAM NUMBER: 715
PROGRAM LENGTH: 16 months
CAMPUS: Institute for Applied Health Sciences at McMaster (Previously IAHS) - Hamilton, Six Nations Polytechnic - Ohsweken
CO-OP OPTION: No
ACCREDITATION: Ontario College Diploma
Campus September 2014 January 2015
715 - McMaster Campus (Previously IAHS)
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715 - Six Nations Polytechnic - Ohsweken
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With a focus on community support and understanding, this program is delivered in small groups through using a problem-based approach

Practical Nursing is an Ontario College Diploma program offered at Mohawk's Institute for Applied Health Sciences, located on the McMaster University campus in Hamilton, Ontario. The Practical Nursing program runs for 16 calendar months over 4 semesters.

Practical Nursing with Aboriginal Communities, an Ontario College Diploma program, is offered every second year at Six Nations Polytechnic.

Students in the program will have the opportunity to experience collaborative learning, the learning methodology where students are responsible for their own learning and for contributing to the learning of their peers.

Program Highlights

  • Experience collaborative learning - the learning methodology used where you are responsible for your own learning and for contributing to the learning of your peers. Faculty members provide structure and act as facilitators through consultation, assisting with group collaborative activities and providing feedback 

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Graduate Opportunities

After successful completion of the Practical Nursing diploma program, graduates are eligible to write the Canadian Registered Practical Nurse Examination (CRPNE) which is administered by the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO)

Clinical Placement

  • Practical Nursing and Practical Nursing with Aboriginal Communities, an Ontario College Diploma program, is offered every second year at Six Nations Polytechnic.
  • Clinical experience is provided in the health care agencies of Hamilton, Brantford, Halton, Niagara and the surrounding regions.

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