This two-semester Ontario College Certificate program prepares individuals for successful admission to, and future success in, diploma and degree-level Health Sciences programs and other post-secondary studies. Program content provides students with the required knowledge and skills to meet admission requirements for a range of diploma and degree-level programs and with transferable post-secondary credits where relevant. Students acquire knowledge and develop skills in communications, mathematics and sciences preparing them for the rigours of their next academic program. Complementing the study of anatomy and physiology, biology, chemistry, and physics, is the opportunity to learn about the health sciences and potential careers while meeting general education and essential employability skills mandated by Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities policy.
Students will study required courses such as Communications, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physical Sciences as well as courses such as Sociology or Psychology. The Communication courses enable students to improve academic writing and critical thinking skills which are important to their success in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. Students receive hands-on experience in microscopy and other basic laboratory skills and may also use the Nursing Simulation Lab to enhance their learning of Anatomy and Physiology.
Students seeking admission into the Bachelor of Science in Nursing must maintain a 3.0 GPA in this program to be eligible for consideration.
Note: The Bachelor of Science in Nursing is a program in high demand and admission is not guaranteed with the completion of this program as there may be ranking and residency limitations.
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