Prerequisites for Practical Nursing

We offer prerequisites for our Practical Nursing students (some conditions apply).

Prerequisites have now begun; please check back to our website for information on dates for future prerequisite courses

Biology for Nursing

This course is designed to provide a basic biology introduction. Our Biology course is timed in such a way as to have the students step directly into the Access or Generic Practical Nursing Programs following completion. This course is 3 weeks in length. The total fee of Biology for Nursing is $450 ( Registration fee $150, Tuition $200 and textbook $100).

Mathematics for Nursing

Canadian Health Care Academy is pleased to offer Mathematics for Nursing prerequisite course in its curriculum. The materials covered will assist students with basic math skills used throughout their clinical practice and more specifically Term 1 Pharmacology. Our mathematics course is timed in such a way as to have the students step directly into the Access or Generic Practical Nursing Programs following completion. This course is 2 weeks in length. The total fee of Math for Nursing is $225 ( Registration fee $150, and Tuition $75).

Technical Communication for Practical Nursing

Technical Communication for Practical Nursing will start on October 2nd, 2017 and will end on October 19, 2017. This course is designed for post-secondary studies at Canadian Health Care Academy. This course will develop the language competency fundamental to many opportunities in life, including continued learning, employment, and social interaction. The curriculum provides students with opportunities to study a broad range of informational and literary works and to practice using language in written, oral, and visual forms for a variety of functions. The curriculum places special emphasis on ensuring that students graduate with strong basic language skills. This course will cover comprehension and conversational English skills and their proper use in the nursing field. There will be emphasis on written and verbal comprehension, essay writing, and conversational English. This will help the student communicate better with patients, coworkers, and others. The total fee of Technical Communication for Practical Nursing is $350 ( Registration fee $150, and Tuition $200).

Anatomy and Physiology

This course provides an overview of the organization, structure and function of the human body. Various health promotion strategies that promote the optimum functioning of body systems will be introduced. Throughout the course there will be a strong emphasis on vocabulary. The learner will have had the opportunity to understand: common health terminology related to describing body parts, position, and processes; the necessary elements for optimum functioning for each body system; the organization, structure, and function of various body systems. This course is 3 weeks in length, 5 days per week. The total fee of Human Anatomy & Physiology is $650 ( Registration fee $150, Tuition $400 and textbook $100).

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