• 2020-2021

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Advanced Education in Orthopaedics for LPNs

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PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

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QUICK FACTS

Program length  

Varies

Credential

Certificate

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TUITION & FEES


Canadian
Total: $2,032.50

International
Total: $4,784.50

 
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ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

  • active registration with a college for licensed practical nurses
  • applicants will require a minimum of 3600 hours (approximately two years) current acute care experience as an LPN
  • informal interview with the program instructor

Note: The admission requirements listed above may be satisfied by submitting a letter from your employer stating that the requirements have been met and are up to date.

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This program information is not for the current academic year. If you are interested in a program starting before July, view the current academic year of the program.

Overview

This post-diploma program prepares licensed practical nurses with the knowledge and skills for a specialized career in orthopaedics. It consists of three courses and a 300-hour practicum. Further your understanding of anatomy and physiology in relation to orthopaedics and orthopaedic radiology, assessment, and trauma.

Student Success

Students are more likely to be successful in this program if they:

  • are physically and emotionally able to manage workplace demands
  • have access to a vehicle to travel to complete their clinical practice
  • have access to a computer and basic computer skills

Delivery methods for this program include:

  • online delivery/in-person practicum
  • self-paced study
  • tutorial help from an instructor
  • five-day full-time workshop
  • continuous intakes monthly except for July and August

Practicum/Work Experience

This program includes a practicum totalling 300 hours.

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