Sault College

Practical Nursing

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Program Information

School:Sault College
Faculty:Health Programs
Field of Study:Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants, Other
Description:The Practical Nursing program philosophy is based on a set of values and beliefs about the client, health, caring, nursing and the role that teaching and learning play in enabling individuals, families and groups to achieve health outcomes. These five concepts are interrelated, interdependent and integrated throughout the curriculum.The program will provide graduates with the knowledge, skills, and values needed to demonstrate safe, competent nursing at entry-to-practice.Graduates are eligible to write the national practical nurse examination. The successful completion of this national examination entitles the candidate to apply to the College of Nurses of Ontario for registration as a practical nurse, subject to the fees and membership requirements set out by this professional organization. For more information, please contact the CNO at 1-800-387-5526.
URL:Practical Nursing at Sault College
Length:2 Year(s)

Admission Requirements


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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 
  •  Grade11 Biology 
  •   Chemistry 

Ontario Secondary School diploma with Grade 12 ENG4C, Grade 11 Foundations for College Math (C) MBF3C, Grade 11 Biology (C) SBI3C, and Grade 12 Chemistry (C) SCH4C, or mature student status. Mature students must still meet all program prerequisites in the sciences. Personal Support Worker is no longer a direct entry into the Practical Nursing Program. Personal Support Worker graduates would still require Grade 12 Chemistry (C) SCH4C and Grade 11 Foundations for College Math (C) MBF3C. Successful completion of both PSW108 and PSW118, however, will be accepted for Grade 11 Biology (C) SBI3C.

* 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 July 31, 2018