This program provides a pathway for Internationally Educated Nurses (IEN) to qualify as Registered Practical Nurses (RPNs) and Registered Nurses (RNs) in Ontario. The courses are fully funded through the Ontario government's Nursing Transformation Initiative (NTI) and are designed to offer flexible study options for working IENs. A stipend for supplies is also available.
These courses are for IENs who have had their education assessed by the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) and have been informed in writing of the need for additional education. The letter provided by the CNO will outline the specific competencies that need to be addressed. Students are only expected to complete those courses identified in their assessment letter by the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO).
You can find more information on the assessment process by the College of Nurses of Ontario on their website.
These courses are free of tuition for students who meet the following eligibility requirements:
To enrol in this program, please complete these steps:
The courses are funded through the Ontario government's Nursing Transformation Initiative (NTI) and are therefore free for students who meet the admissions requirements. This funding also includes a subsidy for supplies for every student. The supplies subsidy consists of a flat rate of $400 per course up to the maximum per-student amount of $2000. The subsidy will be administered in the form of a reimbursement from Fleming College via e-transfer to your @flemingcollege email address. Please note: The reimbursement can take up to 4-6 weeks.
The courses in this program are offered online in an asynchronous delivery.