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

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

    There are no further intakes available for this academic year.

Health Care Aide
  • 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

    September 2020

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

    There are no further intakes available for this academic year.

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 2020

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

    There are no further intakes available for this academic year.

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 2020

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

    September 2020

Practical Nurse Refresher

Space Available

  • 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

    Online w/ in-person labs

  • Next Intake

    May 2021

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. Students will gain knowledge and skills in program planning, client assessment, implementing individual and group activities, and working with a variety of different client populations. Students will explore the concepts, theory and practical experiences related to leadership and critical thinking.

  • Delivery

    In person, Online w/ in-person labs

  • Next Intake

    September 2020

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

    There are no further intakes available for this academic year.