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Careers opportunities may include short-term care facilities, long-term care facilities, rehabilitation centres, and nursing stations

Program Information

OCAS Program Code: 0619
Campus: OSHKI-WENJACK
Credential Awarded: Ontario College Diploma
Awarding Institution: OSHKI
Program Length: 5 Semesters
Start Date: January 2020*

*start dates are subject to change

Admission Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (or equivalent) with courses from the College (C) , University (U), University/College (U/C) or Open (O) preparation levels with Grade 12 English (C/U) Level.

or successful completion of the Mature Student Assessment.
or successful completion of the General Education Development Test (GED).
or appropriate credits from the Academic and Career Entrance program (ACE).

Required Courses

Grade 11 Mathematics (College or University Preparation)

Grade 11 or 12 Biology (College or University Preparation)

Grade 11 or 12 Chemistry (College or University Preparation)

Application Selection

Applicants must meet the admission requirements for the Practical Nursing program delivered by Oshki-Pimache-O-Win: The Wenjack Education Institute. As part of the admissions process each applicant must submit the following:

1. An Oshki-Pimache-O-Win Program Application Form.

2. Official transcript(s) from the last institution attended.

3. Proof of post-secondary sponsorship in the form of a written letter which states the name of the student, the program of study and the duration of sponsorship.

Program Description

The Practical Nursing Program is a two year program consisting of five semesters including a summer semester. The program is follows our unique blended delivery model at OSHKIWENJACK. Our delivery model allows students to complete on campus sessions twice per semester consisting of course, lab, and clinical placement. The rest of the courses are delivered through online and independent study at home in their communities.

Once successful on the Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Exam, the Registered Practical Nurse can be employed in a variety of settings including acute care hospital, short-term/rehabilitation facility, long term care, community care and nursing stations in their communities to care for patients across the life span.

Tuition Fees

The tuition fee for the 2020-2021 academic year will be announced at a later date, due to tuition changes on a yearly basis.

Curriculum

FIRST SEMESTER: January - April 2020

  • CS 007 Persuasive Writing - 42 hours
  • PY 299 Developmental Psychology - 42 hours
  • HS 125 Anatomy & Physiology - 42 hours
  • PN 125 Professional Growth I - 42 hours
  • PN 126 Nursing Theory I - 42 hours
  • PN 128 Human Relationships - 42 hours
  • PN 130 Tech Concepts in Health Care - 42 hours
  • PN 131 Nursing Practice I Lab Theory - 56 hours

Total Hours: 350

SECOND SEMESTER: May - August 2020

  • HS 225 Anatomy & Physiology II - 42 hours
  • PN 225 Nursing Practice Clinical II - 180 hours
  • PN 226 Nursing Practice Lab Theory/Practice - 56 hours
  • PN 227 Nursing Theory II - 42 hours
  • PN 228 Health Assessment - 56 hours

Total Hours: 376

THIRD SEMESTER: September - December 2020

  • CS 217 Communications for Health Professionals - 42 hours
  • GEN ED General Elective - 42 hours
  • PN 322 Professional Growth II - 42 hours
  • PN 327 Nursing Practice III - Lab Theory - 56 hours
  • PN 328 Pharmacology I - 42 hours
  • PN 329 Nursing Theory III - 56 hours
  • PN 330 Pathophysiology I - 42 hours

Total Hours: 322

FOURTH SEMESTER: January - April 2021

  • PN 326 Nursing Practice III - Clinical - 180 hours
  • PN 427 Pharmacology II - 36 hours
  • PN 428 Pathophysiology II - 36 hours
  • PN 429 Nursing Theory IV - 48 hours
  • GEN ED General Elective - 42 hours

Total Hours: 342

FIFTH SEMESTER: May - August 2021

  • PN 422 Nursing Practice IV - Clinical - 180 hours
  • PN 426 Nursing Practice IV - Lab & Theory - 48 hours
  • PN 527 Advanced Nursing Practice - 240 hours

Total Hours: 468

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April Head, Community Liaison & Recruitment Officer
Toll Free: 1-866-636-7454
Phone: 807-626-1897
E-mail: ahead@oshki.ca

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