Health Studies

Advanced Education in Orthopaedics for LPNs
  • Credential

    Certificate

  • Program Length

    Varies

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.

  • Delivery

    Online

  • Next Intake

    Monthly

Advanced Foot Care
  • Credential

    Certificate

  • Program Length

    12 weeks

The advanced foot care program combines independent study and assignments with instructor-led theory and clinical practice. Students will learn assessment and treatment of the ailments of the foot, as well as how to care for high-risk clients. Other topics include standards for sterilization protocols, accepted procedures for foot care nurses, record management, interdisciplinary care, and independent practice. At the end of this course, the student will be prepared to provide foot care in either private practice or in a health care setting.

  • Delivery

    There are no further intakes available for this academic year.

Dental Office Assistant
  • Credential

    Certificate

  • Program Length

    1 term

In this condensed, intensive 12-week certificate program you will learn how to handle the administrative functions of a dental practice. You will learn about dental terminology, dental office procedures, dental computer software and communication strategies for working with a diverse community of clients.

  • Delivery

    In person, Online

  • Next Intake

    October 2021

Health Care Aide
Space Available

Health Care Aide

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Space Available

  • Credential

    Certificate

  • Program Length

    2 terms

NorQuest College’s Health Care Aide program is among the largest in Canada and prepares you to be a part of a health-care team in a variety of different settings, providing a high level of front-line care to clients in need of assistance.

  • Delivery

    Custom, In person, Online w/ in-person labs

  • Next Intake

    January 2021

Health Care Leadership
  • Credential

    Certificate

  • Program Length

    2 terms

Demonstrate your leadership potential! Develop management fundamentals and acquire relevant skills so you can engage with current and emerging health care issues and respond as a bold, authentic leader.

  • Delivery

    Hybrid

  • Next Intake

    September 2021

Interdisciplinary Therapy Assistant
  • Credential

    Diploma

  • Program Length

    6 terms

Assist patients to overcome injuries or impairments as a valuable member of an interdisciplinary health-care team. You will develop a strong occupational and physical therapy assistant background, and learn to incorporate essential assistant-level skills in speech language therapy and therapeutic recreation.

  • Delivery

    In person, Online w/ in-person labs

  • Next Intake

    September 2021

Medical Device Reprocessing Technician
  • Credential

    Certificate

  • Program Length

    2 terms

Learn to perform the critical work of cleaning, disinfecting, sterilizing, packaging, and storing surgical and medical instruments to prevent and control the spread of infection. Upon graduation you will be prepared to write the Medical Device Reprocessing Technician certification exam through the Canadian Standards Association.

  • Delivery

    Hybrid

  • Next Intake

    September 2020

Medical Office Assistant

Space Available

  • Credential

    Certificate

  • Program Length

    1 term

Considered a valuable asset to health-care teams, medical office assistants support physicians and other health-care professionals with essential administrative support.

NorQuest’s fast-paced, 12-week Medical Office Assistant program helps you get into the workforce quickly, and develop skills to perform a variety of tasks including scheduling, billing, and communications, in addition to using current office technology and software.

  • Delivery

    In person, Online

  • Next Intake

    September 2020

Optical Office Assistant
  • Credential

    Certificate

  • Program Length

    1 term

Play an important role supporting ophthalmologists, optometrists, ophthalmic technicians, and opticians while providing a positive experience for patients and clients.

In this fast-paced 12-week program you will learn administrative skills to coordinate and manage patient care processes in optometry and ophthalmology.

  • Delivery

    In person, Online

  • Next Intake

    October 2021

Pharmacy Technician
  • Credential

    Diploma

  • Program Length

    5 terms

In this nationally accredited diploma program, you will acquire the knowledge and skills needed to work in this fast-paced and highly respected occupation. This includes dispensing prescriptions, compounding medications, preparing sterile products, and providing patient care.

  • Delivery

    In person

  • Next Intake

    September 2021

Practical Nurse
  • Credential

    Diploma

  • Program Length

    5 terms

One of the largest in Canada, NorQuest’s Practical Nurse program will prepare you to play a vital, front-line role in providing high-quality care to clients in a variety of health-care settings.

  • Delivery

    In person, Online w/ in-person labs

  • Next Intake

    January 2021

Practical Nurse Refresher
  • Credential

    Diploma

  • Program Length

    Varies

The PN Refresher program is currently under review, and we are not accepting new applications at this time.

If you are a former Canadian-educated practical nurse or internationally educated nurse, acquire your license to work as a licensed practical nurse through a combination of transfer credit, prior learning and recognition portfolio, challenge exams, and part-time online learning.

  • Delivery

    There are no further intakes available for this academic year.

Therapeutic Recreation
  • Credential

    Diploma

  • Program Length

    6 terms

The Therapeutic Recreation diploma program will prepare students to work with a variety of clients in many different health-care settings. Students will explore the impact of recreation and leisure on individual wellness and how to enhance the quality of life for clients through leisure activities.

  • Delivery

    In person, Online w/ in-person labs

  • Next Intake

    September 2021

Veterinary Office Assistant
  • Credential

    Certificate

  • Program Length

    1 term

As a valued member of the veterinary team in clinical, emergency, or specialty hospital settings, veterinary office assistants support practices with essential administrative skills.

Get working in this exciting field quickly and develop skills in client care, communications, veterinary terminology, veterinary computer software, animal handling and more.

  • Delivery

    In person, Online

  • Next Intake

    September 2021