Course Description

This course will provide students with concepts aimed to create an appropriate understanding, synthesis, and integration of relevant knowledge into Canadian healthcare practices and interventions related to common medical/surgical conditions.

It adheres to the clinical practice guidelines and standards of practice for healthcare professionals to ensure that students can competently apply the related concepts in clinical settings.

Through this course, students will advance their knowledge in providing safe, effective, and patient-centered care, while also strengthening their critical thinking, communication, and problem-solving skills.

This course will provide preparation for advanced medical and surgical nursing interventions relating to evidence-informed practice and patient safety standards.

Delivery Format

Asynchronous online, where you have the support of a course facilitator to be successful.

Completion Timeframe

45 hours of self-paced learning material. 15 weeks for completion.



Learner Requirements

Access to a computer and a stable internet connection. Learners are required to complete all self-study modules and assessments.

Access Time

You have 15 weeks’ access to your electronic materials included in the course, starting at the first of the month. Failure to start your course content on your start date may negatively impact your success in completing the course.

Refund/Extension Policy

No refunds or withdrawals are permitted for this course.

Internationally Educated Nurse Preparation for Registered Nurses courses are not eligible for an extension. If you do not complete the course content within your registration timeframe, you will have to re-register and pay for the full tuition again.

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School of Health and Wellness

Course Offerings

Any-time Online

A course delivery mode where learning activity takes place at times and locations of the learners own choosing through the use of online communications technologies. Learners are NOT required to participate in any scheduled learning activities, but scheduled exams may be required.

Start/End Date

Jun 1, 2024 - Sep 14, 2024




$499.00 CAD

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