Year 2 - Kim Smallhorn
519-972-2727 ext. 4893
Year 2 - Jan Jacklin
The clinical clearance process has changed this year and will be handled in-house at St. Clair College. If you have any questions please contact the nursing office at South Campus at 519-972-2727 Ex 4227, Thames Campus at 519-354-9100 Ex 3244, or the Chair of the School of Nursing, Linda Watson, at either campus Ex. 3233.
Mature students - See Admission Procedures for details.
IMPORTANT NOTE - This is an OVERSUBSCRIBED program. Important information about how applicants are ranked for entry into this program can be found here.
For high school applicants, all of your Grade 11 courses and the first semester of your Grade 12 courses will be averaged and ranked in order to make the selection for acceptance into this program. When final grades are released applicants must meet the minimum requirement in mandatory courses.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY
The College of Nurses of Ontario requires fluency in written and spoken English.
This 2 year Practical Nursing diploma program is fully accredited by the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO).
The curriculum is comprised of theoretical and clinical experiences utilizing the CNO conceptual framework and nursing process. This strong foundation prepares students to practice safely, competently and ethically in situations of health and illness with individuals, families, groups and communities across the lifespan.
The overall program goals and objectives are aligned with the current College Of Nurses Entry to Practice Competencies for the Registered Practical Nurse. Clinical experiences are provided throughout Windsor and Essex County/Chatham and Kent County in health care agencies such as hospitals, long term care facilities, clinics and community settings.
After successful completion of the Practical Nursing diploma program, graduates are eligible to write the Canadian Registered Practical Nurse Examination (CRPNE) which is administered by the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO). Please visit the CNO website for more detailed information at www.cno.org/en/.PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
There are a wide variety of employment opportunities in a number of diverse settings in which a graduate can practice. This includes hospitals, long term care facilities, community health care agencies, physician offices and clinics, private homes and practice.
The standard tuition and compulsory fees for the current academic year:
For programs with Experiential Learning (Work Placement/Internship): Costs for accommodation, if needed, travel and related expenses is at the student's own expense. It is recommended for most programs, that students have access to a laptop or desktop computer while away from home during experiential learning periods.
Please be aware that tuition and compulsory fees are subject to adjustment each year. The College reserves the right to change, amend or alter fees as necessary without notice or prejudice.
Semester One Winter
Semester Two Spring/Summer
Semester Break / No Classes Fall
Semester Three Winter
Semester Four Spring/Summer
Semester Five / Pre-Grad Fall
Convocation for a January intake of graduates will take place in June of the year following Semester Five.
* This clinical experience will occur at the discretion of the Chair as it will occur after semester 2 in Windsor and after semester 4 in Chatham.