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 Practical Nursing
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SchoolFanshawe College
LocationLondon, ON, Canada
School TypeCollege
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 15,000
DegreeDiploma
Honours
Co-op
Length2 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
Prerequisites
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Biology 
  •  Grade11 Chemistry 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 
Prerequisites NotesOSSD with courses from the College (C), University (U), University/College (M), or Open (O) stream WITH: - Any Grade 12 English (C) or (U) - Mathematics ONE OF: - Grade 11 Functions and Applications (M) - Grade 11 Functions (U) - Grade 12 Mathematics (C) or (U) - Grade 11 or Grade 12 Biology (C) or (U) - Grade 11 or Grade 12 Chemistry (C) or (U) (Note: minimum final grade required for each course is 65) OR Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE) WITH: - Communications - Core Mathematics - Biology - Chemistry (Note: minimum final grade required for each course is 65) OR Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees Ontario College Certificate* (Note: minimum final average required is 3.0 GPA) AND: - minimum final grade of 'C+' or 65 in the required courses stated above OR Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED) WITH: - The combined Language Arts - Reading AND Language Arts - Writing test results having a minimum average Standard Score of 520 AND: - Mathematics ONE OF: - Grade 11 Functions and Applications (M) - Grade 11 Functions (U) - Grade 12 Mathematics (C) or (U) - Grade 11 or Grade 12 Biology (C) or (U) - Grade 11 or Grade 12 Chemistry (C) or (U) (Note: minimum final grade required for each course is 65) OR Mature Applicant with standing in the required courses and grades stated above
Cost
International: $21,051
Scholarships
DescriptionPractical Nursing is a five level (63 week) program leading to an Ontario College Diploma in Practical Nursing. The Practical Nursing programs at Fanshawe College have received a CATEGORY 1 PROGRAM APPROVAL from the College of Nurses of Ontario.

The program emphasizes the dynamic role of the Practical Nurse in the health care community and will prepare you for a career in which you will function as an important member of the health care team. Clinical practice is integrated throughout the program providing experience in long term care, acute care, and community settings. The program provides the knowledge, skill, and experience to work with individuals, families, groups and communities in a variety of settings. Graduates qualify to write the Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination and if successful, become eligible for registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Practical Nurse (RPN).
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