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Advanced Certificate in Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner - Health

School of Nursing
Deborah Tregunno

Admission: This certificate is open to Registered Nurses holding a completed baccalaureate degree in nursing. This certificate may be taken on a full-time or part-time basis. Students wishing to apply for admission in September to the Post BScN Primary Care Nurse Practitioner advanced certificate must submit an application to the Ontario Universities Application Centre (OUAC) and submit a service fee. The deadline for consideration of your application is February 1. Applications or supporting documentation received after the deadline will not be considered. Minimum requirements for the program may be obtained on the public web site at

Advanced certificate: May be taken full-time (OUAC code YNC) or part-time (OUAC code YNE). The certificate consists of 36 credits as specified in nursing with a minimum grade of 70 (B) in each course. (Less than a 70 (B) is considered a failure in the certificate program.)

Students who fail to achieve a 70 (B) in a course required for the certificate, may repeat the course once. No more than one failure/repeated course is permitted in the certificate. Students who fail to achieve/maintain this standard will be required to withdraw from the certificate program.