Centennial College

Practical Nursing for Internationally Educated Nurses

Program Information

School:Centennial College
Faculty:School of Community and Health Studies
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Description:The Practical Nursing for Internationally-Educated Nurses program is designed as an academic pathway to transfer skills and nursing knowledge to a Canadian setting.

The Practical Nursing for Internationally-Educated Nurses courses meet the needs of: Internationally-educated nurses who are interested in working as registered practical nurses (RPNs) in Canada, RPNs who hold a certificate and wish to upgrade to an Ontario college diploma, and RPNs who have been out of practice for ten years or less and need a refresher program.
URL:Practical Nursing for Internationally Educated Nurses at Centennial College
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

This cost estimate is based on 2 semesters, and includes incidental fees.

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Applicants are required to be Canadian Certificate Prepared RPNs, and have a Current College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) certificate of registration. Internationally educated nurses are required to submit their letter from the CNO stating the courses/program required to write the practical nurse registration exam. An applicant must have practiced as a nurse or completed his or her nursing education within the last 10 years as indicated in the letter of direction from the CNO. Applicant must also have completion of a post-secondary certificate in practical nursing. A transcript and resume review may be required.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 28, 2017

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