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Nursing - bridging program for registered practical nurses

University of Ottawa
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Program description

There are 5 possible ways to complete the requirements of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing. 1. Collaborative program with Algonquin College (4 years) 2. Collaborative program with La Cité Collégiale (4 years) 3. Second entry program (after completion of the compulsory 15 credits of the summer session), students complete the common requirements of 3rd and 4th year of the Bachelor. 4. Bridging program for Internationally Educated Nurse Pathway (after completion of the bridging course requirements (27 credits), students complete the common requirements of the 3rd and 4th year of the Bachelor. 5. Bridging program for Registered Practical Nurses (after completion of the bridging requirements (24 credits) students complete the common requirements of the 3rd and 4th year of the Bachelor. The French immersion stream is available with this program, at the University of Ottawa campus only. The clinical courses, practicum and placements may be held in French, English or bilingual environments. For this reason, it is essential to have oral and written comprehension of both official languages.

Admission requirements

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English  or  Grade12 Français 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

Ontario College Diploma (or the equivalent) in practical nursing and one year of work in a related field_x000D_ _x000D_ Successful completion of Algonquin College's Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition

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University of Ottawa

University of Ottawa gives their students the opportunity to study, live and play in English, French or both. They offer students collaborative research projects and student-exchange programs through some 140 bilateral agreements with sister universities in close to 50 countries....

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