Gerontology and Chronic Illness Grad Cert
Conestoga College, Canada
About This Program
If you are an internationally educated nurse, you can take this program if you:
This program will deepen your capacity to care for seniors who are living with chronic illness and their families. This graduate certificate program emphasizes a professional socialization framework and nursing excellence is optimized within the context of the Canadian health-care system.
It also has the following subjects;
If you are a Filipino Citizen, there is no need to sit for any Secure English Language Test such as the IELTS or PTE if you are going to enroll in Conestoga College UNLESS:
Recognition of Prior Learning.
Conestoga College recognizes prior learning of skills, knowledge or competencies that you gained through your work, formal and informal education, non-formal learning, or other life experiences.
This prior learning must be measurable at the required academic level. It must also meet Conestoga standards of achievement for current courses.
Do you want your prior learning recognized for advanced standing or exemption? You may have to undergo further assessment, such as challenge exams.
Once you complete the assessment, Conestoga records your proper course credit on your official transcript.
Through theory, labs, simulation, and clinical practice, this program focuses on caring for seniors throughout the continuum of care in a variety of settings.
Conestoga College offers this Enhanced Professional Practice - Gerontology and Chronic Illness program at the Doon campus.
The one-year Enhanced Nursing Practice-Clinical and Critical Care graduate certificate program is part of Conestoga College's eText initiative. eText integrates digital resources that are available to you during your first day at the college.
You will be spending less, too, getting approximately 40% off the price of printed textbooks.
This program will prepare you with the knowledge and authentic experience so you can confidently enter into the Canadian health-care workforce.
Equip yourself with the capabilities to work as a nurse in the areas of long-term care, community-based care and general internal medicine.
After graduation, you gain the following competencies:
Term One for Enhanced Professional Practice - Gerontology and Chronic Illness
|COMM 8210||Professional Communication and Conduct|
|FPLT8140||Field Placement I (Enhanced Nursing Practice Gerontology and Chronic Illness)|
|HEAL1895||Gentle Persuasive Approaches (GPA)|
|NURS1445||Nursing Theory and Research|
|NURS8587||Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment|
|NURS8615||Professional Practice Applications in Seniors Care|
|NURS8686||Seniors Care in the Canadian Health Care System|
|NURS8725||Living With Chronic Illness|
|OHS1320||Safety in the Workplace|
Term Two for Enhanced Professional Practice - Gerontology and Chronic Illness
|FPLT8150||Field Placement II (Enhanced Nursing Practice Gerontology and Chronic Illness)|
|HEAL1811||Mental Health First Aid|
|NURS8580||Achieving Success in Your Health Care Career|
|NURS8747||Nursing Leadership and Management|
|NURS8945||Policy & Advocacy: Throughout the Lifespan and Across the Continuum of Care|
|NURS8955||Practical Foundations of Community Service|
|NURS8965||Care of the Person and Family at the End of Life|
|NURS8975||Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) Preparation|
Course Code : 1362
College : Health and Life Sciences
Duration : One year
Qualifications Level : Ontario Graduate Certificate
The actual costs for 2019/2020 at the Doon Campus are for estimation purposes only.
Take note of the following:
Intake Dates :
There are three intake dates every year:
IVC however, accepts applications for an intake date up to 9 months before the start of classes. This preparation period includes:
The long period will also allow you sufficient time to:
So be sure you apply early! After all, you deserve the best professional service we can offer.
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