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Advanced Education in Orthopaedics
As a contemporary academic institution, NorQuest College delivers workforce-relevant education and exceptional student supports that ensure our learners have opportunities to prosper and help build the community in which they live and work. NorQuest recently expanded its campus and opened the Singhmar Centre for Learning, featuring a new child care facility, innovative lab and simulation spaces, an Indigenous student centre, bookstore, and cafeteria.
As the Edmonton region’s only community college, NorQuest serves over 17,500 students annually throughout the province in full-time, part-time, online learning, and regional programming. We help learners with diverse educational backgrounds further their studies through foundational programs in academic upgrading, English language training, and employment preparation. Our post-secondary diploma, post-diploma, and certificate programs offer career paths in health, business, and community studies. We also offer a broad range of continuing education and professional development courses and programs to enable lifelong learning and new career growth opportunities.
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Program Type Post-Diploma
Credential Type Certificate
Length 1 Year or Less
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning Available
- active registration in good standing with a college for licensed practical nurses (LPNs)
- active employment in an acute care site for a minimum of 3600 hours, as confirmed by a letter from your current employer. Acute care sites include medicine, surgery, intensive care, cardiac care, pediatrics, emergency departments, operating rooms, or out-patient cast rooms.
Self-paced study, tutorial help from an instructor, five-day full-time workshop. Preceptored full-time 300-hour clinical practice (possibly completed in your own community.)
This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2022/08/01 to 2023/07/31*.
Mandatory Fees $1,548.00 Year One
Tuition $1,373.00 Year One
Books/Supplies/Instruments $1,025.00 Year One
* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.
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Updated June 07, 2021. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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