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Practical Nursing (PSW to PN Bridging Stream) - 758

Program overview:
START DATE: September, January, May
PROGRAM STATUS: Open for September 2016, Closed for January 2017, Open for May 2017
SCHOOL: Bridging Programs, Health Sciences
PROGRAM NUMBER: 758
PROGRAM LENGTH: 2 courses
CAMPUS: Institute for Applied Health Sciences at McMaster - Hamilton
CO-OP OPTION: No
ACCREDITATION: Ontario College Diploma
Campus September 2016 January 2017 May 2017
758 - Institute for Applied Health Sciences at McMaster Open Open Closed Closed Open Open

Upgrade your Personal Support Worker (PSW) Certificate to earn a Practical Nursing Diploma

For graduates of Personal Support Worker programs from Accredited Ontario Colleges since 2006 only.

Program Highlights

  • This bridging stream is for certificate-prepared PSW students from a community college since 2006
  • Experience collaborative learning the 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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Clinical Placements

Clinical placements may occur at locations that are not accessible by public transit. As such, students shall be expected to either have access to a car or the ability to supply their own transportation when attending clinical placement activity.

Clinical Experience

Clinical experience is provided in health care agencies throughout Ontario.

Registration to Practice Nursing

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).

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