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Bridging to University Nursing

Bridging to University Nursing

Program Overview

Bridging to University Nursing is a graduate certificate program that will help registered practical nurses (RPNs) bridge to a degree in nursing.

The program is offered Full time (2 semester) Part time/Flex (3 semester) or Hybrid/Online (6 Semester).

Curriculum is based on the College of Nurses' of Ontario Standards of Practice for Nursing and Entry to Practice Competencies for Ontario Registered Nurses. An exciting and unique aspect of this health program will be its focus on caring for individuals, groups, and communities in acute care, mental health and community settings.

On graduation from this program students will be eligible to apply to Ryerson Universities Post Diploma BScN program . Students must maintain a competitive GPA (minimum 3.0) with no course repeats or failures in this program and in any prior PN education

Further information regarding Ryerson University Post Diploma program can be found here.

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