Nursing - Sterling College
Our program helps Internationally Educated Nurses (IENs) integrate their learning concepts and experiences into the Canadian healthcare environment. We give students the tools needed to pass examinations required to become a certified Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).
Nursing, Vancouver, Internationally Educated Nurses, Canadian healthcare, Registered Nurse, RN, Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN
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Nursing

Now accepting applications

This program guides internationally trained nurses through the Canadian nursing certification process, potentially leading to employment anywhere in Canada.

This program gives Internationally Educated Nurses (IENs) the opportunity to integrate their learning concepts and experiences into the Canadian healthcare environment.

A hands-on approach will guide students through understanding not just Canadian healthcare, but the steps and tools needed to complete and pass the examinations required to become a certified Registered Nurse (RN) in Canada.

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PROGRAM OPTIONS

You can choose to take a certificate with or without paid co-op work experience.

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice – 45 weeks of instruction
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice with Co-op – 81 weeks of instruction including 36 weeks of Co-op

POST GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN NURSING PRACTICE – 45 WEEKS OF INSTRUCTION / 81 WEEKS WITH CO-OP

*Program has been approved for delivery by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB)

  • Canadian English Language Benchmark Assessment for Nurses (CELBAN)
  • Professional Practice
  • Professional Communication
  • Physical Examination
  • Pharmacology
  • Maternal, Newborn, & Pediatrics
  • Variations in Health
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Nursing Preparation Review

WHY YOU SHOULD ENROLL WITH STERLING COLLEGE:

  • Developed by professional Canadian nurses.
  • Taught by industry professionals who have gone through the Canadian certification process themselves.
  • Co-op job placements in Canada.
  • Step-by-step, hands-on approach to assist students from English certification to final exam.
  • Eligibility to start the process for Canadian Permanent Residency.

NURSING JOB FAIRS AT STERLING COLLEGE

We host Nursing job fairs at the Vancouver Campus! This is a great opportunity for our students to explore career options in the industry. Here are some photos of past events.

MEET OUR INSTRUCTORS

 

JACKIE GODIA –  RN, IDP – HEAD INSTRUCTOR

You’ll be taught by someone who knows what the process is like to get certified in Canada – because she’s done it herself. Meet Jackie: with over 12 years of professional teaching experience around the world, including the Middle East, the Philippines, and Canada, Jackie is known for her balance of stringency and kindness. Jackie is not just a Registered Nurse in Canada with a current practicing license and lots of ICU experience. She is also TESOL and IDP certified, and a certified First Aid instructor. Jackie takes a hands-on approach with each of our internationally educated nurses to prepare them for their assessments and examinations to maximize their opportunity to become recognized as a Registered Nurse (RN) in Canada.

OSCAR ESPINOSA – BSN, RN – NURSING INSTRUCTOR

With an extensive educational background in nursing, educational management and ESL instruction, Oscar is a highly qualified individual who has immense respect for the integrity of the nursing profession. With over 4 years experience as a practical nursing program instructor and BSN Instructor (Neurologic, Medical-Surgical, Psychiatric Nursing, Emergency and Disaster Nursing), he brings with him his immense passion for academic instruction and genuine care for his IEN students and their success in professional reintegration.

PRISTINE LAROZA – BScN, RN – NURSING INSTRUCTOR

Pristine completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Centre in the Philippines and Post Graduate Certificate in Administration and Nursing Practice in Canada. She is a Registered Nurse and Emergency First Aid CPR/AED Level HCP certified. Her background ranges from customer service and staff coordination to managing a team of healthcare professionals. She has worked with seasoned biomedical engineers, registered nurses and medical doctors. Pristine is a natural leader who is committed to building relationships that help to create a positive and engaging learning environment.

STEFFI VILLABERT – RN – NURSING INSTRUCTOR

Steffi has been practicing nursing for over 7 years in both Canada and the Philippines. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the Centro Escolar University Makati in the Philippines and the Nurse Internationally Educated Program in Canada. She has been highly committed to providing excellent care for patients in the acute health care setting, which as an instructor now shows in the attention she shows her students. Compassionate and resourceful, with experience in various medical and surgical units, including the Intensive Care Unit and out-patient Cardiology Clinic, she is known for her outstanding communication skills and positive attitude. Steffi is a Registered Nurse and trained CPR Level C with AED respondent.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
  • A minimum of 6.0* on IELTS (academic or general)
  • A minimum of 1 year experience working as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the country where the RN designation is obtained
  • Valid RN registration from your home country (proof of registration will be required)
  • Must be at least 19 years of age

*Due to the current volume of applications, countries have varying seat allotments. Students with a score of 6.5 IELTS (Academic) and no individual band below 6.0,  and additional experience, will be prioritized for countries where applications exceed country seat allotments.

CO-OP CERTIFICATE ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS (To be met prior to the co-op starting)
  • Standard First Aid and CPR C
  • Criminal Record Check
  • Negative TB Skin Test or Chest X-Ray
  • Mask Fit Testing and immunizations as required by Co-Op Placement Site

TUITION AND FEES

Please note the tuition fees are subject to change.

POST GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN NURSING PRACTICE

Domestic Students: $17,820

POST GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN NURSING PRACTICE + CO-OP

Domestic Students: $19,820
International Students: $22,659

*Costs include student services fees, supplies, and external professional fees including NNAS assessment fees, BCCNP registration, and Celban, NCAS, and NCLEX exam fees (a value of approximately $4,200).

** An additional application charge of $100 for domestic students will be payable upon registration

***An additional charge of $300 for international students or $500 for international students from India (due to visa processing requirements) will be payable upon registration