Graduate Certificate – Enhanced Professional Practice – Gerontology and Chronic Illness

Graduate Certificate – Enhanced Professional Practice – Gerontology and Chronic Illness

Course Details

This one-year program is geared to experienced internationally educated nurses holding a four-year bachelor’s degree in nursing. Through theoretical, clinical practice and simulated learning, this program focuses on caring for seniors throughout the continuum of care in a diversity of settings. It allows students to deepen their capability to care for seniors who are living with chronic illness and their families. Nursing excellence across the domains of practice is optimized within the context of the Canadian health-care system. A professional socialization framework will be emphasized.

This program will prepare graduates with the knowledge and authentic experience necessary for them to enter confidently into the Canadian health-care workforce. Equip yourself with the capabilities to work as a nurse in the areas of long-term care, community-based care and general internal medicine.

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: 4-Year Bachelor’s Degree
  • Min GPA: 50.0%
  • Min IELTS overall: 6.5 (Min Reading: 6.0, Min Writing: 6.0, Min Listening: 6.0, Min Speaking: 6.0)
  • The applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree in nursing and registration as a registered nurse in the applicant’s country of nursing education
  • Preference is given to students who have at least one year of clinical experience in their home country.



INR 5950.00 *

*Inclusive of applicable tax

University Details

Conestoga College

Duration:1 year

Entry Criteria:

  • IELTS overall 6.5 not less than 6
  • Agregate 50% in Bachelors

Delivery mode: online/on campus

Fees: CAD 13000

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