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Diploma Registered Practical Nurse to B.Sc.N. (McMaster)

Credential:
Degree
College Code:
CONS
School:
Health & Life Sciences and Community Services
Program Code:
1185
Accelerated Delivery:
No
Campus:
DO
Academic Year:
2014 / 2015

About the Program

The program of study for Diploma Registered Practical Nurses to B.Sc.N (Stream E) prepares students for practice as registered nurses. It builds on the knowledge and skills acquired in the diploma practical nurse program. Stream (E) students enter at Level II. Level II nursing courses are designed to assist in the transition of students to baccalaureate studies. Students are integrated with Conestoga Site Collaborative B.Sc.N. students (Stream D) of the McMaster Mohawk Conestoga B.Sc.N. program for most courses. The curriculum is planned for three academic years of full-time study. Upon successful completion of this program, the graduate will be awarded the B.Sc.N. degree by McMaster University.

Program Information

Length: Three-year Degree program
Delivery Sequence: Doon (Kitchener) - September/2014 (Closed) - Fall | Winter | Fall | Winter | Fall | Winter
Location: Doon (Kitchener)
Start: September
First-Year Capacity: 60

Admission Requirements

Note re: Admission Requirements

Admission Procedures

Program Requirements

Tuition & Fees

Tuition: Please refer to the previous academic year program fee chart for an approximation as fees for the next academic year are unavailable at this time.
*Fees are higher for international students on a Student Visa.
*Fees for recreation/athletics, graduation/alumni, insurance, as well as program-related costs such as books and supplies, are additional.

Financial Assistance

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a needs-based program designed to help Ontario students cover the cost of post-secondary education. Funded by the federal and provincial governments, OSAP is intended to promote equality of opportunity for post-secondary studies through direct financial assistance for educational costs and living expenses. These interest-free loans are intended to supplement your financial resources and those of your family. The majority of students apply for loan assistance via the OSAP website. Students can also print the application booklet through the OSAP website.

For more information, please visit Financial Aid/Awards.

Graduate Opportunities

Upon receiving the B.Sc.N. degree from McMaster University after successful completion of the E Stream of the B.Sc.N. program, graduates are eligible to write the Canadian Registered Nurse Examination (CRNE) which is administered by the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO). The CNO requires all applicants for registration to provide a recent criminal record synopsis (CIPC check) as part of the RN registration process. If you have any questions related to the Regulated Health Professions Act, please contact the College of Nurses of Ontario directly at 1-800-387-5526.

For more details on related occupations, job market information and career opportunities, see the Government of Canada website: http://www.workingincanada.gc.ca

Program Courses

For more information about the curriculum for the RPN to BScN program, please refer to the McMaster website.

Program Advisory Committees

The College appoints Program Advisory Committee members for diploma, degree, certificate and apprenticeship programs. Committees are composed of employers, practitioners and recent program graduates. College representatives (students, faculty, and administrators) are resource persons. Each committee advises the Board on the development of new programs, the monitoring of existing programs and community acceptance of programs.

For a list of the current members, please visit our Program Advisory Committees.

Apply Now

Domestic students should apply online at www.ontariocolleges.ca or by phone at 1-888-892-2228.

ONTARIOCOLLEGES.CA
60 Corporate Court
Guelph, Ontario
Canada N1G 5J3

Detailed steps on the application process may help you to apply.

International students should apply online using a Conestoga College International Application Form. Please note: not all programs are open to international students. Interested students should check the listing of open programs on our international students web page before applying.

For program information, call the Information Centre at 519-748-5220 ext 3656.

Disclaimer The College reserves the right to alter information including requirements and fees and to cancel at any time a program, course, or program major or option; to change the location and/or term in which a program or course is offered; to change the program curriculum as necessary to meet current competencies in the job market or for budgetary reasons; or to withdraw an offer of admission both prior to and after its acceptance by an applicant or student because of insufficient applications or registrations, over-acceptance of offers of admission, budgetary constraints, or for other such reasons. In the event the College exercises such a right, the College’s sole liability will be the return of monies paid by the applicant or student to the College.
Program Status
Start DateCampusStatus**
SEP, 2014 Doon Closed
** Status applicable to domestic students

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