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Advanced Education in Orthopaedics for LPNs

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Advanced Education in Orthopaedics for LPNs

Program requirements

Academic requirements
  • active registration in good standing with a college for licensed practical nurses (LPNs)
  • active employment in an acute care site for a minimum of 3600 hours, confirmed by a letter from your current employer. Acute care sites include medicine, surgery, intensive care, cardiac care, pediatrics, emergency departments, operating rooms, or out-patient cast rooms.

Practicum/work experience requirements

Before you attend your clinical practice, you will need:

There may be costs associated with completing these requirements. See Completing work, practicum, and clinical requirements for details and further instructions.

Progression and graduation

Students must receive 80% in each course to progress through the program.

Honours criteria

  • Overall grade point average (GPA) greater than or equal to 3.7
  • The student must not have failed or repeated any courses

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