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Specialty Nursing - Neonatal, B.Sc.

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Online
The only neonatal certification program in Canada, British Columbia Institute of Technology Specialty Nursing - Neonatal program is known in the health care industry for delivering quality education. Our comprehensive programming ensures you are fully ready for a career in neonatal nursing.
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Overview

We equip nurses to care for infants who are in the first month of their lives and need hospitalization in neonatal nurseries and neonatal intensive care units (NICUs). Our program helps you develop the technical and relational skills to effectively support infants and their families during this challenging time.

The British Columbia Institute of Technology Specialty Nursing - Neonatal is a combination of our advanced certificate program and our specific academic BSN courses. Choose to complete both concurrently or study in the order that works best for you.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Application processing - Ongoing throughout the year.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Neonatal Theory 
  • Clinical Preceptorship in Neonatal Nursing
  • Independent Study in Specialty Nursing

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • English: Two years of education in English in an English-speaking country with one of the following: English 12 (73%) or, ENGL 1177 - Academic Writing (73%) or, 3.0 credits of post-secondary English, humanities or social sciences (73%) from a recognized institution
  • Applicants to Specialty Nursing Certificate courses should have a minimum of 6 months to 1 year of relevant work experience in an acute care setting. Exceptions may be granted for undergraduate students taking entry level theory courses
  • All students participating in clinical courses must have current Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Level C or Level Health Care Provider (HCP)

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

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