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- Field Placement / Clinical
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Expand your knowledge and skills in Perinatal Nursing with an in-depth study of neonatal nursing!
Emphasizing physiology, evidenced-based practice, research and nursing management, this program will help you understand the needs of the mother, fetus/newborn, and family from preconception to six weeks postpartum.
Combining theory and hands-on clinical learning, this program covers reproductive healthy and pregnancy, labour, delivery and newborn care. Prepare for many opportunities using specialized skills to provide safe, competent nursing care to families across the childbearing cycle, including caring for critically ill neonates, and term and pre-term neonates.
This program helps prepare RN's for the Canadian Nurses Association Perinatal Nursing Certification Examination.
You may also be interested in the Registered Nurse - Perinatal Nursing (High Risk Obstetrics) Certificate.
Admission and Registration
You do not need to apply to begin this program. Simply ensure you meet the requirements listed on the Admission Requirements webpage prior to registering.
Current RN registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
Interested in taking a single course? Provided you have the appropriate prerequisites, the courses in this program can be taken individually.
Mohawk Pathways offers a diverse range of programs to further your studies. Students that graduate from any of the following programs are eligible to enroll in the Registered Nurse - Critical Care Nursing program:
View the pathways map (PDF) which shows how the identified program can lead to future program choices. Equivalences and/or course exemptions may apply. Prerequisite courses and/or minimum averages may be required.
For details on related occupations, job market information and career opportunities, visit the Government of Canada Job Bank (opens in new window).
Field Placement / Clinical
You MUST register for Preplacement/Clinical Service (HLTH10223), which is not part of the program of study, to complete required health clearances prior to registering for a clinical.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Continuing Education FAQ
- Where can I find more information on registering?
- What is the fee structure?
- How can I apply for an exemption?
- Can I obtain credit for learning obtained outside a traditional classroom?
- Where can I find more information on online learning and exams for online courses?
- How do I apply to graduate?
- How do I apply for the Acknowledgement of Completion?
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