Selkirk College

Gerontological Nursing

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Program Information

School:Selkirk College
Faculty:Health
Degree:Post-diploma
Field of Study:Geriatric Nurse/Nursing
Description:If you are an internationally educated nurse and interested in geriatrics, this Post Graduate Diploma will prepare you to effectively work with older adults, promoting wellness and enabling health.

The geriatric population is the fastest growing health cohort around the world. Currently 70 per cent of all patients in Canada are elderly. Registered nurses must have specialized knowledge and training to effectively educate, assess and care for these older people. This Post Graduate Diploma in Gerontological Nursing will give you the tools and skills to meet the complex physical, social, environmental, cognitive and spiritual needs of the elderly.

URL:Gerontological Nursing at Selkirk College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $17,609

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

    Applicants from countries outside of Canada must have a B.Sc. Nursing degree / GNM Diploma from a recognized nursing school with English as a primary language of instruction with overall GPA of 60% or higher, as well as registration with a national/provincial/state nursing association.

    Test Scores:
    • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
    Application Notes : Applicants are required to have IELTS 6.5 overall with no band score lower than 6.0 and reading band score 6.5.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Work Experience
    Applicants are required to submit one letter of reference from current or previous employer, and a resume / CV with evidence of nursing experience. Please visit the website for complete program requirements.

    * 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 June 14, 2022