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Advanced Education in Orthopaedics for LPNs

PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

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Credential

Certificate

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TUITION & FEES

Canadian
Total tuition: $1,248.00
Total fees: $758.50
International
Total tuition: $3,619.20
Total fees: $758.50

 
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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Active registration with a college for licensed practical nurses
  • Applicants will require a minimum of 2 years current acute care employment 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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Overview

This post-diploma, advanced certificate program prepares licensed practical nurses (LPNs) with the knowledge and skills for a specialized career in orthopaedics. The program consists of two courses and a clinical practicum. Learners will further their understanding of anatomy and physiology in relation to orthopaedics and orthopaedic radiology, assessment, and trauma. The curriculum includes specialized orthopaedic procedures, including casting.

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 experiences.
  • have access to a computer and basic computer skills.

NorQuest offers additional continuing education courses for LPNs.