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Ontario College Graduate Certificate
The program includes four theory courses designed to provide a theoretical knowledge base in perioperative nursing, followed by a transition to practice course and a field placement targeted at the application of concepts learned throughout the program.
This program is best suited for nurses who are currently working in a Perioperative Nursing role OR who have, prior to beginning the program, secured employer support to complete a perioperative nursing placement within their current place of employment (i.e. hospital).
Please note that the Transition to Practice and the Clinical placement courses are completed through our partner colleges.
Program Admission Students are required to complete and submit this form to indicate that the program's admission requirements have been met.
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This form must be submitted and an Admission Acceptance Letter received prior to registering for any courses.
Program Of Study
Students are required to print or save a copy of the Program of Study when beginning the program. This document contains critical details about program progression and graduation requirements specific to the academic year in which your program was started.
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Students who began this program prior to the current academic year may contact the Professional and Part-Time Learning office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 905-721-3052 to obtain your Program of Study and graduation requirements.
Transition to Practice and Field Placement
Transition to Practice
Students should be in a perioperative role or have employer support to complete a perioperative nursing field placement within their current place of employment (i.e. hospital) before starting the program.
Please note: Placements will take a considerable time to secure. In many cases, it may take two or more terms. Additionally, most organizations require placement hours to be completed on a full-time basis.
Steps to register for the placement course:
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be equipped to:
Potential career and industry options may include:
Program Related Questions? Call 905.721.3052
If you are interested in applying for financial aid, please visit the Professional and Part-Time Learning OSAP Eligibility webpage.