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Post Diploma R.P.N. (E) Stream


McMaster Site
Conestoga Site
Mohawk Site

Please note that the last intake for this stream at McMaster was Fall 2010. Any applicants interested in this stream should see information for Post Diploma R.P.N. (E) Stream (Mohawk and Conestoga) below.

The program of study for the Post Diploma Registered Practical Nurses (E) Stream prepares students for practice as Registered Nurses. It builds on the knowledge and skills acquired in the diploma practical nurse program. (E) Stream students receive 30 units of advanced credit and enter at Level II. The two Level II nursing courses are designed to assist in the transition of students to baccalaureate studies. Students are integrated with both Basic and Post-Diploma students for most courses. The curriculum is planned for three academic years of full-time study.

Requirement for Students who Enter in 2016 or Later


Electives


Twenty one units of electives are to be selected from disciplines of the student’s choice of which a minimum of 9 units are to be chosen from courses designated Level II or above. Health Science (HTHSCI) and Nursing (NURSING) courses that are required courses in any of the B.Sc.N. Program streams may not be used by students to satisfy their elective requirements. A maximum of nine units of electives may be selected from NURSING and/or HTHSCI elective course (i.e. those course that are not required for any of the Program streams). For some courses the amount of duplication of required content will preclude use for elective credit in the B.Sc.N. program. 

Advanced Credit: 30 units

Level II: 32 Units


(Units graded: 28; Units Pass/Fail: 4)

Level III: 30 Units


(Units graded: 23; Units Pass/Fail: 7)

Level IV: 30 Units


(Units graded: 13; Units Pass/Fail: 17)

Total Units: 122


Note:


Regardless of year of entrance, the following courses will no longer be offered: NURSING 3SS4, and 3TT4. Instead students will be required to take NURSING 3SS3 , NURSING 3TT3 , and NURSING 3PA2 A/B .

Requirements for Students who Enter from 2012 to 2015


Electives


Twenty one units of electives are to be selected from disciplines of the student’s choice of which a minimum of 9 units are to be chosen from courses designated Level II or above. For some courses the amount of duplication of required content will preclude use for elective credit in the B.Sc.N. program. Normally a maximum of nine units of Nursing and/or Health Sciences electives may be selected. Mohawk site students take 9 units of COLLAB electives and 12 units of McMaster electives.

Requirements


Advanced Credit: 30 units

Level II: 34 Units


(Units graded: 28; Units Pass/Fail: 6)

Spring/Summer Term:


Level III: 30 Units


(Units graded: 23; Units Pass/Fail: 7)

Level IV: 30 Units


(Units graded: 13; Units Pass/Fail: 17)

Total Units: 124


Note:


Regardless of year of entrance, the following courses will no longer be offered: NURSING 3SS4, and 3TT4. Instead students will be required to take NURSING 3SS3 , NURSING 3TT3 , and NURSING 3PA2 A/B .

Requirements for Students who Entered in 2011


Electives


Twenty one units of electives are to be selected from disciplines of the student’s choice of which a minimum of 9 units are to be chosen from courses designated Level II or above. For some courses the amount of duplication of required content will preclude use for elective credit in the B.Sc.N. program. Normally a maximum of nine units of Nursing and/or Health Sciences electives may be selected. Mohawk site students take 9 units of COLLAB electives and 12 units of McMaster electives. Conestoga site students take 12 units of COLLAB electives and 9 units of McMaster electives.

Requirements


Advanced Credit: 30 units

Requirements for Students who Entered in 2010


Electives


Twenty one units of electives are to be selected from disciplines of the student’s choice of which a minimum of 9 units are to be chosen from courses designated Level II or above. For some courses the amount of duplication of required content will preclude use for elective credit in the B.Sc.N. program. Normally a maximum of nine units of Nursing and/or Health Sciences electives may be selected. Mohawk site students take 9 units of COLLAB electives and 12 units of McMaster electives. Conestoga site students take 12 units of COLLAB electives and 9 units of McMaster electives.

Requirements


Advanced Credit: 30 units

Aboriginal Section Post Diploma R.P.N. (E) Program Stream- Mohawk Site


Twenty one units of electives are to be selected from disciplines of the student’s choice of which a minimum of 9 units are to be chosen from courses designated Level II or above. Health Science (HTHSCI) and Nursing (NURSING) courses that are required courses in any of the B.Sc.N. Program streams may not be used by students to satisfy their elective requirements. A maximum of nine units of electives may be selected from NURSING and/or HTHSCI elective course (i.e. those course that are not required for any of the Program streams). For some courses the amount of duplication of required content will preclude use for elective credit in the B.Sc.N. program.