POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN NURSING PRACTICE WITH CO-OP
Start dates- Year 2023: February 27 / July 31 / October 30
This 85-week PGDNP program is designed to prepare Internationally Educated Nurses (IENs) to adapt to Canadian health care setting combining theory and skills based on the entry-level competencies for Registered Nurses (RNs), Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs), Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics. Furthermore, it will help learners to advance the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to function effectively as Health Care Assistants (HCAs), LPN and/or RN as well as to develop critical thinking skills and acquire knowledge in becoming a culturally competent nurse while providing care. It will also prepare IENs for Canadian English Language Benchmark Assessment for Nurses (CELBAN), Additional Assessment, National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) and Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination (CPNRE).
- This program has been approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.
Job Titles: Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, Health Care Assistant, Resident Care Attendant, Long-term Care Aide, Home Support Worker, Personal Care Attendant.
Length: 1760 hours over 85 weeks with Co-op, Without Co-op 45 weeks 960 hours
Hours: Mon to Fri 9am to 3:30pm
Delivery Mode: Traditional (In-class)
Campus: Vancouver, BC
Tuition and fees:
PGNDP with Co-op
Non-refundable Application Fee: $250 (Domestic)/ $300 (International)
Total Tuition: $22,985 (Domestic)/$22,985(International)
- Year 1 Tuition: $16,455 (Domestic) / $16,455 (International)
- Year 2 Tuition:$3,530(Domestic) /$6,530 (International)
Document Processing: $150+150 (Domestic/International),Textbooks: $490, Materials/Supplies: $420, Student ID: $20,Lab :$20, Program Completion: $150, Administration* $150+150,Health Insurance*: $165 (3 months coverage wait period for BC Medical Service Plan)
* Optional, only if applicable.