Practical Nursing


Practical Nursing Diploma Duration: 5 years Full Review March 12, 2015. The Practical Nursing program at Algonquin College consists of theory classes, and laboratory and clinical practice experiences, culminating in a final preceptorship experience in the workplace.  

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Related Programs:
Practical Nursing – Foreign-Trained Nurse
Practical Nursing (Pembroke)
Practical Nursing (Certificate to Diploma) (Part Time Online)

Ontario College Diploma
2 Year(s)

Program Code: 1704X01FWO
Academic Year: 2016/2017


Our Program

This two-year Ontario College Diploma program prepares students with the knowledge and skills to work as a practical nurse in the health=care system and to write the Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination in Ontario.

Students learn the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation tools required to provide caring and therapeutic nursing care to individuals of all age groups and social settings. The curriculum covers classroom theory, laboratory techniques, practical experience and independent study. Most importantly, students gain hands-on experience in a variety of health-care facilities and participate in clinical placements that may require evening, overnight and weekend shift work.

For more information on the Nursing Profession, please review the Fact Sheet Requisite Skills and Abilities for Nursing Practice in Ontario, available on the CNO website.

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD): Students are expected to have and use a laptop or mobile computing device when registered in this on-campus program. Hardware and software specifications required by your program are outlined at http://algonquincollege.com/byod. Mobile devices/laptops and supplies can be purchased directly from Algonquin`s New Technology Store at educational rates.

SUCCESS FACTORS

This program is well-suited for students who:

  • Enjoy the challenges of working with and accepting people of all ages and stages of development and of varying backgrounds.
  • Have good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Enjoy working with others as a member of a team or in a leadership role.
  • Possess strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Are dedicated patient advocates.
  • Can handle physically demanding situations.
  • Are mature and flexible.
  • Can work any scheduled shifts in a 24-hour period.

Your Career

Registered Practical Nurses work closely with health-care teams in a variety of community clinics, private homes, nursing homes, homes for the aged and geriatric, rehabilitative, medical, surgical and obstetrical units.

Graduates must be licensed by the College of Nurses of Ontario in order to practice in Ontario.

Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Communicate therapeutically with clients and members of the health-care team.
  2. Assess clients across the life span, in a systematic and holistic manner.
  3. Plan safe and competent nursing care, based upon a thorough analysis of available data and evidence-informed practice guidelines.
  4. Select and perform nursing interventions using clinical judgment, in collaboration with the client and, where appropriate, the health-care team, that promote health and well-being, prevent disease and injury, maintain and/or restore health, promote rehabilitation, and/or provide palliation.
  5. Evaluate the outcomes resulting from all interventions in the nurse-client interaction and modify the plan of care as required.
  6. Act equitably and justly with clients and members of the health-care team.
  7. Adapt to a variety of healthcare settings, using different leadership skills and styles as appropriate to each setting.
  8. Contribute to creating a healthy and safe work environment in a variety of health-care settings.
  9. Practice in a self-regulated, professional and ethical manner, complying with relevant legislation and with the standards of both the regulatory body and the practice setting to provide safe and competent client-care.
  10. Identify and apply discipline-specific practices that contribute to the local and global community through social responsibility, economic commitment and environmental stewardship.

Courses

Programs at Algonquin College are delivered using a variety of instruction modes. Courses may be offered in the classroom or lab, entirely online, or in a hybrid mode which combines classroom sessions with online learning activities. Upon registration, each full-time student is provided an Algonquin email account which is used to communicate important information about program or course events.
Level: 01 Hours
BIO5200 Anatomy and Physiology I An understanding of human biology is essential to nurses. Learners are introduced to the human body and its functions. Learners build foundational knowledge of anatomy, cells, tissues, and body membranes. This knowledge is applied to the anatomy and physiology of the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine systems, and special senses. Through a combination of face-to-face and/or online lectures, exercises, and independent study, students learn differing anatomy and physiology concepts. 45.0
ENL1813S Communications I Communication remains an essential skill sought by employers, regardless of discipline or field of study. Using a practical, vocation-oriented approach, students focus on meeting the requirements of effective communication. Students practice writing, speaking, reading, listening, locating and documenting information, and using technology to communicate professionally. Students develop and strengthen communication skills that contribute to success in both educational and workplace environments. 45.0
NSG5110 Nursing I Theory Nursing is a dynamic and challenging profession that involves caring for persons across a continuum of age and diverse environments with varying levels of complexity. Understanding theoretical concepts and developing critical-thinking skills are foundational to becoming a nurse. Learners are introduced to theoretical principles of nursing science promoting person-centered care. Focus is on development of critical-thinking skills grounded in nursing concepts and theories of practice.

Co-requisites: BIO5200 and ENL1813S and NSG5112L and NSG5112P and NSG5113 and PSY5609
60.0
NSG5112L Nursing I Practicum (L) Nurses care for persons across the lifespan promoting healthy living that is person-centered. Learners apply basic therapeutic communication and basic care interventions. Demonstrations, scenarios and hands-on learning activities focus on the skills required to provide basic nursing care.

Co-requisites: BIO5200 and ENL1813S and NSG5110 and NSG5112P and NSG5113 and PSY5609
45.0
NSG5112P Nursing I Practicum (P) Nurses care for persons across the lifespan promoting healthy living that is person-centered. Learners gain practical experience applying knowledge and skills while also developing critical-thinking skills required to safely and effectively providing care in the long-term care environment. Learners practice and adapt to a variety of gerontological care needs. Learners are guided by an on-site instructor via a group teaching-learning model. This practicum experience requires travel to an off-campus long-term care environment.

Co-requisites: BIO5200 and ENL1813S and NSG5110 and NSG5112L and NSG5113 and PSY5609
117.0
NSG5113 Healthcare Consumer Person-centered care is imperative in the delivery of quality health-care. Learners are introduced to theoretical models that support critical-thinking while interacting with the health-care consumer, using specific strategies, such as learning-teaching, facilitating and promoting change. Learners apply strategies in the context of nursing through group work, presentations, case studies and lectures. The delivery model includes both classroom and online learning. 30.0
PSY5609 Introduction to Psychology With its applications to behaviour and personality, psychology extends its reach into many aspects of our personal lives. The broad applications of this social science in both an applied and theoretical context are premised on a number of fundamental principles. Students explore research that defines the current boundaries of the discipline and interact with a number of the foundational concepts that resonate throughout daily life and popular culture. Focus is on differing schools of thought in psychology. 45.0
Level: 02 Hours
BIO5203 Anatomy and Physiology II An understanding of human biology is essential to nurses. Lectures build on previous foundational knowledge in human anatomy and physiology. Learners focus on the reproductive, cardiovascular, respiratory, urinary, digestive, and lymphatic systems. Integration of all body systems in maintaining normal human functioning are explored.

Prerequisites: BIO5200 and ENL1813S and NSG5110 and NSG5112L and NSG5113 and PSY5609
45.0
ENL5645 Communication Skills for the Practical Nurse Given the variety and complexity of interactions in which nurses regularly engage, their verbal communication skills must be adaptable to numerous situations and contexts. Furthermore, nurses must write legal documents, and this necessitates a high level of competency with regard to written communication. Students examine and apply verbal and non-verbal techniques that assist them in managing interprofessional conflict, bullying and the demands of a client-centered care environment. In addition, students apply critical-thinking skills and the guidelines mandated by the College of Nurses of Ontario in the composition of vocation-specific written assignments.

Prerequisites: ENL1813S
45.0
NSG5120 Nursing II Theory Nursing is a dynamic and challenging profession that involves caring for persons across a continuum of age and diverse environments with varying levels of complexity. Nursing concepts and theories that promote healthy growth and development across the lifespan are explored. Emphasis is placed on person-centered care to promote healthy living. Focus is on growth and development concepts through the lifespan.

Prerequisites: BIO5200 and ENL1813S and NSG5110 and NSG5112L and NSG5112P and NSG5113 and PSY5609

Co-requisites: BIO5203 and ENL5645 and NSG5122L and NSG5122M and NSG5122S and NSG5123 and NSG5125
75.0
NSG5122L Nursing II Practicum (L) Nurses care for persons across the lifespan promoting healthy living that is person-centered. Learners are introduced to the childbearing family and concepts related to maternity nursing, the care given to the expectant family before, during and after the birth and the care of the newborn. Learners implement the nursing process using strategies, such as interviewing, assessing and learning-teaching. Completing pre-lab preparation and participating in group work, simulations and applied learning activities, the learner focuses on maternal-newborn-caring assessments and interventions.

Prerequisites: BIO5200 and ENL1813S and NSG5110 and NSG5112L and NSG5112P and NSG5113 and PSY5609

Co-requisites: BIO5203 and ENL5645 and NSG5120 and NSG5122M and NSG5122S and NSG5123 and NSG5125
10.0
NSG5122M Nursing II Practicum (M) Nurses care for persons across the lifespan promoting healthy living that is person-centered. Learners apply health promotion through interviewing, assessing, learning-teaching and providing caring interventions while working with persons and/or families. Through goal planning, group discussion, and applied assignments in practicum placement, learners practice and adapt to various clinical experiences effectively. Learners are guided by an on-site instructor via a group teaching-learning model. This practicum experience requires travel to an off-campus location.

Prerequisites: BIO5200 and ENL1813S and NSG5110 and NSG5112L and NSG5112P and NSG5113 and PSY5609

Co-requisites: BIO5203 and ENL5645 and NSG5120 and NSG5122L and NSG5122S and NSG5123 and NSG5125
78.0
NSG5122S Nursing II Practicum (s) Nurses care for children promoting healthy living that is person-centered. Learners apply health promotion using principles of learning-teaching for children. Learners implement the nursing process using strategies, such as interviewing, assessing and learning-teaching. Learners also practice and adapt to various clinical experiences effectively. Learners are guided by an on-site instructor via a group teaching-learning model. This practicum experience requires travel to an off-campus location.

Prerequisites: BIO5200 and ENL1813S and NSG5110 and NSG5112L and NSG5112P and NSG5113 and PSY5609

Co-requisites: BIO5203 and ENL5645 and NSG5120 and NSG5122L and NSG5122M and NSG5123 and NSG5125
66.0
NSG5123 Nursing Research Nursing practice is informed by a variety of evidence. Learners are introduced to differing aspects of knowledge, skill and judgement necessary to support evidence-informed practice. Emphasis is placed on valuing nursing research and evidence-informed practice. Focus is on exploring aspects, such as finding differing types of evidence and critical evaluation including ethics and rigour.

Prerequisites: BIO5200 and ENL1813S and NSG5110 and NSG5112L and NSG5112P and NSG5113 and PSY5609
30.0
NSG5124 Consolidation I - Clinical Nurses care for persons across the lifespan promoting healthy living that is person-centered. Learners apply health promotion through interviewing, assessing, learning-teaching and providing caring interventions while working with persons and/or families living with complex-care needs. Learners practice and adapt to various clinical experiences effectively. Learners are guided by an on-site instructor via a group teaching-learning model. This practicum experience requires travel to an off-campus location.

Co-requisites: BIO5203 and ENL5645 and NSG5120 and NSG5122L and NSG5122M and NSG5122S and NSG5123 and NSG5125
75.0
NSG5125 Health Assessment Holistic health assessment knowledge, skills and judgement are essential when providing nursing care for persons and/or families across the lifespan. Learners apply a systematic and person-centred approach to health assessment. Emphasis is placed on health promotion concepts. Learners apply knowledge and skills in the lab to hone their abilities and critical-thinking skills.

Prerequisites: BIO5200 and ENL1813S and NSG5110 and NSG5112L and NSG5112P and NSG5113 and PSY5609

Co-requisites: BIO5203 and ENL5645 and NSG5120 and NSG5122L and NSG5122M and NSG5122S
60.0
Level: 03 Hours
BIO5202 Pathophysiology The human body is vulnerable to acute, degenerative and chronic health changes. Learners study the effects of inflammation, infection and immunity on human functioning. Learners explore disease processes affecting all major systems in the body.

Prerequisites: BIO5203 and ENL5645 and NSG5120 and NSG5122L and NSG5122M and NSG5122S and NSG5123 and NSG5124 and NSG5125 and PSY5609
30.0
NSG5130 Nursing III Theory Nursing is a dynamic and challenging profession that involves caring for persons across a continuum of age and diverse environments with varying levels of complexity. Building on NSG5110 and NSG5120 nursing concepts and theories that promote healthy living across the lifespan are explored. Focus is on growth and development concepts through the lifespan.

Prerequisites: BIO5203 and ENL5645 and NSG5120 and NSG5122L and NSG5122M and NSG5122S and NSG5123 and NSG5124 and NSG5125 and PSY5609

Co-requisites: BIO5202 and NSG5132L and NSG5132P and PHA5100
75.0
NSG5132L Nursing III Practicum (L) Nurses care for persons across the lifespan promoting healthy living that is person-centered. Systematically analyzing information and implementing fundamental caring interventions based on evidence-informed practice learners participate in this lab to home knowledge, skill and judgement. The learner focuses on more medication administration and math proficiency, along with other caring interventions.

Prerequisites: BIO5203 and ENL5645 and NSG5120 and NSG5122L and NSG5122M and NSG5122S and NSG5123 and NSG5124 and NSG5125 and PSY5609

Co-requisites: BIO5202 and NSG5130 and NSG5132P and PHA5100
30.0
NSG5132P Nursing III Practicum (P) Persons living with acute and chronic illness rely on nurses to promote healthy living. Learners are provided with the opportunity to apply differing holistic nursing-care activities. Learners are responsible for caring activities, such as assessment, interviewing, nursing interventions and documentation for individuals and/or families in off campus settings, such as hospitals, agencies or home-care. Under the guidance and supervision of a clinical instructor the learner provides care, develops goals, participates in group discussion and reflective practice in order to be able to adapt to various clinical experiences effectively.

Prerequisites: BIO5203 and ENL5645 and NSG5120 and NSG5122L and NSG5122M and NSG5122S and NSG5123 and NSG5124 and NSG5125 and PSY5609

Co-requisites: BIO5202 and NSG5130 and NSG5132L and PHA5100
182.0
PHA5100 Pharmacology Pharmacology is an integral part of nursing care and nurses play a critical role in medication management in various settings within the health-care system. Learners examine differing pharmacotherapeutic agents used in the prevention, maintenance and/or treatment of illness. Focus is on pharmacological concepts through the lifespan.

Prerequisites: BIO5203 and ENL5645 and NSG5120 and NSG5122L and NSG5122M and NSG5122S and NSG5123 and NSG5124 and NSG5125 and PSY5609
45.0
Choose one from equivalencies: Hours
GED0704 General Education Elective Students choose one course, from a group of general education electives, which meets one of the following five theme requirements: Arts in Society, Civic Life, Social and Cultural Understanding, Personal Understanding, and Science and Technology.

Equivalencies: ARC9001 or DSN2001 or ENV0002 or FAM1218 or FIN2300 or GED1896 or GED5002 or GED5004 or GED5005 or GED5006 or GED5009 or GED5200 or GED5300 or GED6022 or GEN1001 or GEN1957 or GEN2000 or GEN2003 or GEN2007 or GEN2009 or HIS0001 or HIS2000 or HOS2228 or LIB1982 or MGT7330 or MVM8800 or PSI1702 or RAD2001 or SOC2003 or PSI0003
45.0
Level: 04 Hours
NSG5140 Nursing IV Theory Nursing is a dynamic and challenging profession that involves caring for persons across a continuum of age and diverse environments with varying levels of complexity. The learner develops the ability to assess, intervene and evaluate outcomes for persons experiencing complex health situations.

Prerequisites: BIO5202 and NSG5130 and NSG5132L and NSG5132P and PHA5100

Co-requisites: NSG5142L and NSG5142P
40.0
NSG5142L Nursing IV Practicum (L) Nurses care for persons across the lifespan promoting healthy living that is person-centered. Systematically analyzing information and implementing caring interventions based on evidence-informed practice, learners participate in this lab to hone knowledge, skill and judgement. The learner focuses on more complex-care activities.

Prerequisites: BIO5202 and NSG5130 and NSG5132L and NSG5132P and PHA5100

Co-requisites: NSG5140 and NSG5142P
20.0
NSG5142P Nursing IV Practicum (P) Persons living with acute and chronic illness rely on nurses to promote healthy living. This course builds on learners' previous practicum experiences with the opportunity to apply differing holistic nursing care activities. Learners are responsible for caring activities, such as assessment, interviewing, nursing interventions and documentation for individuals and/or families in off-campus settings, such as hospitals, agencies or home-care. Under the guidance and supervision of a clinical instructor, the learner provides care, develops goals, participates in group discussion and reflective practice in order to be able to adapt to various clinical experiences effectively.

Prerequisites: BIO5202 and NSG5130 and NSG5132L and NSG5132P and PHA5100

Co-requisites: NSG5140 and NSG5142L
130.0
NSG5143 Current Issues Concepts of professionalism, legal and ethical standards of practice are foundational to nursing. Practice standards and guidelines from the College of Nurses of Ontario are used to enable the learner to gain insight into the professional roles and responsibilities of the practical nurse. Focus is on preparing learners for clinical practice and the College of Nurses of Ontario Jurisprudence Exam.

Prerequisites: NSG5130

Co-requisites: NSG5140 and NSG5142L and NSG5142P
30.0
NSG5144A Consolidation II - Clinical (A) Persons living with acute and chronic illness rely on nurses to promote healthy living. Novice nursing students are provided with the opportunity to focus on a clinical area of interest, consolidate prior learning, and develop their knowledge base and nursing practice expertise. Learners are responsible for caring activities, such as assessment, interviewing, nursing interventions and documentation for individuals and/or families in-off-campus settings, such as hospitals, agencies or home-care. In collaboration with a registered nursing preceptor the learner provides care, develops goals, and reflects on practice in order to be able to develop independence with various clinical experiences. An off-site instructor supervises progression in collaboration with the preceptor.

Co-requisites: NSG5140 and NSG5142L and NSG5142P and NSG5143 and SOC5605
320.0
SOC5605 Principles of Sociology Sociology is the study of human society and social behaviour. Learners explore Canadian perspectives related to sociological concepts, such as the sociological approach, society, culture, socialization, groups, social stratification, and social class and social change. Focus is on exploring sociology concepts in the Canadian context. 45.0

Fees & Expenses   

2016/2017 Academic Year

Total Fees for the first year of the program:

Domestic tuition/ancillary fees: $6,218.18. *

International tuition/ancillary Fees: $15,744.22. *

* Amounts include tuition fee, program specific lab and material fees, applicable eText fees, Students` Association fees and compulsory ancillary fees. Fees are subject to change. For detailed fees information please visit algonquincollege.com/ro/pay/tuition-and-expenses

Note: For further information regarding your books, please visit http://www.algonquincollege.com/etexts

Students should budget for additional costs to cover nursing uniforms, shoes, stethoscope and travel including parking at clinical agencies during their practicum experiences.

The cost of text books is approximately $2,000 in the first term and $1,000 in the succeeding terms. Some textbooks are optional and students can utilize those in the Resource Centre.

The fee for the Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Exam, Jurisprudence Exam, Application process and Initial Registration is approximately $600.00.

Admission Requirements   

2017/2018 Academic Year

College Eligibility

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent. Applicants with an OSSD showing senior English and/or mathematics courses at the Basic Level, or with Workplace or Open courses, will be tested to determine their
    eligibility for admission; OR
  • Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) certificate; OR
  • General Educational Development (GED) certificate; OR
  • Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without a high school diploma at the start of the program). Eligibility may be determined by academic achievement testing for which a fee of $50 (subject to change) will be charged.

Program Eligibility

  • English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or equivalent).
  • Mathematics, Grade 12 (MAP4C or equivalent) with a grade of 65% or higher.
  • Biology, Grade 11 or 12 with a grade of 65% or higher.
  • Chemistry, Grade 11 or 12 with a grade of 65% or higher.
  • All applicants must complete an assessment through the Test Centre, and will be required to pay the current fee of $50 (subject to change). Results from the health program assessment will be utilized to establish minimum eligibility and also ranked, with the highest ranked applicants given priority admission. The health program assessment can only be written once per academic cycle.
  • Applicants with International transcripts must provide proof of the subject specific requirements noted above along with proof of either:
    • IELTS-International English Language Testing Service-Overall band of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each band. OR
    • TOEFL-Internet-based (iBT)-overall 80, with the minimum in each component: Reading 20; Listening: 20 Speaking: 20, Writing: 20

International Applicants

International applicants who meet the program eligibility requirements are required to complete preparatory courses (4-months in duration):
Introduction to Canadian Health Studies (ICHS). Students who successfully complete the introduction will then proceed to their original health program of choice. The ICHS requires applicants to submit an academic IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each band; OR TOEFL-Internet-based (iBT)-overall 90, with the minimum in each component: Reading 21; Listening: 20 Speaking: 27, Writing: 22. Please click this link for more information http://tinyurl.com/lb4zuex

Accepted applicants must be in good health and submit a Health Assessment form and an Immunization form prior to registration. The annual influenza vaccine is required prior to clinical. A T.B. test is required prior to clinical in year 1.

A current Standard First Aid and CPR Level C certificate is required prior to registration. Students cannot attend clinical until this is completed. Annual CPR recertification is required.

Computer skills are required throughout the program.

Police Records Check Documentation

Though not an admission requirement, applicants must note important information listed below regarding Police Records Check program requirements.

Successful completion of clinical placement is a requirement for graduation from the Practical Nursing program. Agencies that provide placement opportunities require you to have a clear Police Records Check for Service with the Vulnerable Sector (PRCSVS). Acceptance for placement is at the discretion of the agency. If you register in the program without a clear PRCSVS and as a result are unable to participate in placement, you will not be able to graduate. A clear PRCSVS is required annually and more often if required by the clinical agency.

Clinical Placement Eligibility:

To be eligible for placement, you must submit proof of a clear PRCSVS, which will be retained on your departmental file and used only for purposes related to your placement. You will be required to disclose the contents of the PRCSVS, including all notations, to the placement agencies.

It is your responsibility to obtain the PRCSVS from your local Police Department prior to the deadline identified by your Department and to pay any associated costs. It may take a long time to obtain this documentation; please submit your application as early as possible. Should you require further information, contact the Program Chair.

      Application Information

      Applications to full-time day programs must be submitted with official transcripts showing completion of the academic admission requirements through:

      ontariocolleges.ca
      60 Corporate Court
      Guelph, Ontario
      N1G 5J3
      1-888-892-2228

      Students currently enrolled in an Ontario secondary school should notify their Guidance Office prior to their online application at www.ontariocolleges.ca
      Applications for Fall Term and Winter Term admission received by February 1 will be given equal consideration. Applications received after February 1 will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis as long as places are available.

      International applicants applying from out-of-country can obtain the  International Student Application Form at  https://xweb.algonquincollege.com/FormIE/index.aspx or by contacting the Registrar`s Office.

      For further information on the admissions process, contact:

      Registrar`s Office
      Algonquin College
      1385 Woodroffe Ave, Room C150
      Ottawa, ON K2G 1V8
      Telephone: 613-727-0002
      Toll-free: 1-800-565-4723
      TTY: 613-727-7766
      Fax: 613-727-7632
      Email: AskUs@algonquincollege.com

      Additional Information

      This Full-time day program is also offered at the Pembroke Campus. While the learning outcomes at the Woodroffe and Pembroke Campuses are the same, the curriculum order and subject delivery are reflective of local circumstances which affect program delivery.

      The Practical Nursing program highly recommends that all applicants review the CNO Fact Sheet - Requisite Skills and Abilities for Nursing Practice in Ontario - available at www.cno.org.

      Registration requirements for RPNs are also found at the College of Nurses of Ontario website. They include but are not limited to, the following:

      • Complete the registration examination.
      • Complete the jurisprudence examination.
      • Demonstrate language proficiency in English or French.
      • Complete a Declaration of Registration Requirements.

      A complete list of requirements can be found at www.cno.org.
      Specific information will be contained in the package you receive from the CNO prior to your exams.

      Woodroffe Campus offers two intakes per year. In the Fall term, Levels 01 and 03 are offered. In the Winter term, Levels 01, 02, 03 and 04 are offered. During the Spring/Summer term, Levels 02 and 04 are offered. In the September intake, the terms are Fall, Winter, Fall, Winter. In the January intake, the terms are Winter, Spring/Summer, Winter, Spring/Summer.

      Clinical placements receive large numbers of health science students and there may be times during your program of study that require you to attend weekend, evening and night clinical experiences. Clinical placements may be within the city or the region and students are required to travel accordingly.

      Program website:
      www.algonquincollege/com/acad-menus/current/1704x1fwo.html (the Woodroffe campus) or www.algonquincollege/com/acad-menus/current/1704x1fpm.html (the Pembroke campus)

      For more information, contact Crystal O`Connell-Schauerte, Program Coordinator, at 613-727-4723 ext. 5250 or oconnec@algonquincollege.com.

      Every attempt is made to ensure the accuracy of the information in this publication. The College reserves the right to modify or cancel any course, program, fee, timetable, or campus location at any time