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Post-Basic Nursing Practice Hospice Palliative Care

Grant MacEwan University
This online certificate provides health care professionals with the skill sets necessary to practice in both gerontology and palliative care.

10700 - 104 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta, T5J2P2, Canada

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  • Program Type Post-Basic
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 2 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning Only
Admission Requirements



Applicants may be admitted through Regular Admission.

In addition, all applicants must also meet English Language Proficiency admission criteria.

Regular Admission

To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar, applicants must be actively registered in Canada as one of the following:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Psychiatric Nurse
  • Graduate Nurse with a temporary permit
  • Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Practical Nurse



English Language Proficiency
English Language Proficiency will be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar. Applicable to all admission categories.

All applicants must meet an acceptable level of English language proficiency. In addition, the university will require official documents such as 1 of the following:

  • High school transcripts
  • Post-secondary transcripts
  • Proof of successful completion of standardized language evaluation

Full details are available in MacEwan University’s academic calendar or online at

Distance Delivery Options

Online distance delivery.

Transfer(s) Elegibility

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Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated June 05, 2017. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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