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Nightingale Academy of Health Services Inc.

Nightingale Academy of Health Services Inc.

Venta Care Centre
13525- 102 Street
Edmonton, Alberta, T5E4K3, Canada

  • Program Type Occupational
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 1 Year or Less 625 Hours (22 Weeks)
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements
Academic Prerequisite: Grade 10 English OR equivalent; OR a successful result on a standardized aptitude test such as the Wonderlic Basic Skills Test. Non-Academic Requirements: 1. Acceptance Letter from Nightingale Academy of Health Services Inc. 2. Health Status Questionnaire completed and submitted prior to applicant starting the program. 3. Police Information Check including Vulnerable Sector Search prior to student commencing the clinical component of the program* 4. Student to submit immunization record prior to commencing the clinical component indicating immunizations are up-to-date and in line with required immunizations as detailed by Alberta Health and Wellness from the Alberta Immunization Manual: Health Care Worker Vaccinations - Student Version* *Applicants will provide a signed attestation acknowledging that they: A. Do not have a criminal record, nor do they have a vulnerable sector record and; B. Will provide proof of required immunizations as per point 4 above in the form of documentary evidence (such as an immunization card) prior to commencing the clinical component of the program. Failure to comply with A and B above in a manner acceptable to the program will result in Dismissal from the program.

Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Student Aid Alberta for the funding year 2019/08/01 to 2020/07/31*.

  • Total Tuition $8,795.00

* Tuition and fees are provided to Student Aid Alberta 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.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

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

Updated February 29, 2016. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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