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Advanced Education in Orthopaedics

NorQuest College

NorQuest College

www.norquest.ca

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.

Satellite Campuses or Offices

Drayton Valley, Wetaskiwin, Whitecourt

Contact

Office of the Registrar
10215 - 108 Street
Edmonton, Alberta, T5J1L6, Canada

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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
Admission Requirements

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

  • 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. 

Distance Delivery Options

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.)


Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

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

Updated January 28, 2021. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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