Algonquin College

Clinically Intensive Orientation to Nursing in Ontario

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:School of Health and Community Studies (Ottawa)
Degree:Post-diploma
Field of Study:Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Description:The Clinically Intensive Orientation to Nursing in Ontario program is for Canadian Registered Nurses who are registered in either Ontario or another Canadian jurisdiction and have a letter from the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) stating they are out of practise hours and are required to complete theory and clinical hours to re-obtain their registration in Ontario. This program is also for non-registered foreign-trained nurses who have met the educational requirements for registration as a Registered Nurse (RN) in Ontario and have been given permission to write the NCLEX but are out of practise hours and are required to complete theory and clinical hours mandated by the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) to obtain registration as a RN in Ontario.

This program is NOT for non-registered foreign-trained nurses who require further education to achieve their outlined competencies as mandated by the College of Nurses to achieve registration as a Registered Nurse in Ontario. Those competencies must be completed at a university. This program is identical to Orientation to Nursing in Ontario for Nurses. The difference in the two programs is that Clinically Intensive Orientation to Nursing in Ontario is for those whose College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) letter requires more than 400 hours of clinical, which will require another semester to complete.
URL:Clinically Intensive Orientation to Nursing in Ontario at Algonquin College
Course Based:Yes
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $6,280

Tuition and related ancillary fees for this program can be viewed by using the Tuition and Fees Estimator tool at www.algonquincollege.com/fee-estimator.

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

    This program is only for Canadian RN Refreshers and internationally educated nurses who have graduated from a nursing program outside of Canada and are wishing to become registered in Ontario as a Registered Nurse. Admission criteria includes; an assessment letter from the College of Nurses of Ontario confirming their ability to write the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) or the requirements of additional clinical hours, or proof of current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario, and an English language proficiency assessment to determine language fluency. Students must contact the coordinator of the program before applying.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
      A photocopy of current registration as a nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario or proof of assessment by the College of Nurses of Ontario. Applicants who have let their registration lapse or have not been assessed by the College of Nurses should contact them for a referral letter or new registration card at the following address:

      College of Nurses of Ontario

      101 Davenport Road

      Toronto, Ontario M5R 3P1

      1-800-387-5526

      www.cno.org

      * 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 May 12, 2020

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