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This course focuses on enhancing your knowledge and understanding of the pathophysiology, classifications and diagnostic criteria of the different types of diabetes.

Prerequisites: LPN, RN or RPN


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You will study the area of bariatrics and enhance your knowledge regarding resources and care of the bariatric client. You will focus on obesity, related conditions, psychosocial factors and client assessment. Health care management will be reviewed with a focus on prevention, treatments, therapies and the use of bariatric equipment. You will discuss types of bariatric surgery and care of the post-surgical client.

Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 21, 2015 - December 11, 2015
Registration deadline: September 11, 2015
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$550.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201502-700
January 11, 2016 - April 1, 2016
Registration deadline: January 4, 2016
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$550.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201503-714
March 29, 2016 - June 17, 2016
Registration deadline: March 18, 2016
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$550.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201503-715
This course is for licensed practical nurses that require more knowledge and skill ability with catheterizations. You will enhance your skills in male and female catheterization, bladder irrigation and removing a urinary catheter. For the theory portion of the course, you will be required to complete the workbook, view a video and write an examination. Upon successful completion of the theory portion of the course, you will be required to attend a lab. During the lab, time will be provided for practicing and testing of the skill.

Prerequisites: LPN


Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
August 31, 2015 - October 2, 2015
Registration deadline: August 21, 2015
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$375.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201501-98
March 7, 2016 - April 8, 2016
Registration deadline: February 26, 2016
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$375.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201503-700
New research and clinical experience result in ongoing changes in the drug therapy field. As an experienced health care provider, you will review essential information that reflects current clinical drug therapy by examining the common classification of drugs. The course content includes strategies to promote safe, effective and rational drug therapy and non-pharmacological approaches while considering the clients’ individual characteristics.

Prerequisites: Eligible for licensure with the registered nurses' or registered psychiatric licensing body in your jurisdiction.


Additional costs: Texts
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 8, 2015 - December 4, 2015
Registration deadline: September 4, 2015
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$650.00OnlineCRN: 201502-642
January 4, 2016 - April 1, 2016
Registration deadline: December 24, 2015
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$650.00OnlineCRN: 201503-637
March 21, 2016 - June 17, 2016
Registration deadline: March 18, 2016
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$650.00OnlineCRN: 201503-638
You will increase your knowledge of the Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) approach to counselling. The course will present an overview of the model, basic assumptions of cognitive behavioural therapy and examine key concepts. You will review the therapeutic process, the nurse’s role and application of the cognitive behavioural model.

Prerequisites: LPN/RN or RPN


Additional costs: Text(s)/manual
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
August 31, 2015 - December 11, 2015
Registration deadline: August 21, 2015
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$200.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201501-104
March 7, 2016 - June 17, 2016
Registration deadline: February 26, 2016
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$200.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201503-730
You will learn the anatomy, structure and function of the nail, foot and skin. You will learn how to identify common nail and skin pathology, as well as structural pathology of the foot and related nursing interventions. You will learn about common instruments used in foot care and how to care for them, utilizing Health Canada’s guidelines. You will learn how to complete a foot assessment and develop an individualized plan of care. The course includes a two day lab where you will practice and demonstrate foot care, nail cutting and basic padding techniques.

Prerequisites: LPN, RPN or RN


Additional costs: Course manual
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
August 31, 2015 - December 11, 2015
Registration deadline: August 21, 2015
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$550.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201501-99
January 11, 2016 - April 22, 2016
Registration deadline: January 4, 2016
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$550.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201503-724
March 7, 2016 - June 17, 2016
Registration deadline: February 26, 2016
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$550.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201503-725
You will study the theory related to interviewing techniques, history taking and a head-to-toe physical assessment. You will have the opportunity to attend a two-day lab where you will focus on performing a comprehensive assessment of the adult client. An evaluation of the assessment skills will be scheduled with an experienced instructor/evaluator.

Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) and transfer credit may be options for receiving credit. For further information see the PLAR candidate guide (pdf) or the transfer credit page.



Prerequisites: Admission requirement: Eligible for licensure with registered nurses’ or registered psychiatric licensing body in your jurisdiction.


Additional costs: Text(s) and print materials
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 8, 2015 - December 4, 2015
Registration deadline: September 4, 2015
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$925.00OnlineCRN: 201502-641
January 4, 2016 - April 1, 2016
Registration deadline: December 24, 2015
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$925.00OnlineCRN: 201503-634
You will apply the principles of critical thinking to nursing assessment and diagnosis. You will review the components of a health history. You will perform a systematic physical examination of a healthy adult in a lab setting.

Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
July 20, 2015 - August 21, 2015
Registration deadline: July 10, 2015
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$450.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201501-114
November 16, 2015 - December 18, 2015
Registration deadline: November 6, 2015
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$450.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201502-831
April 4, 2016 - May 6, 2016
Registration deadline: March 24, 2016
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$450.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201503-834
This course is for licensed practical nurses that require more knowledge and skill ability for intramuscular injections (IM). For the theory portion of the course, you will be required to complete the workbook, view a video and write an examination. Upon successful completion of the theory portion of the course, you will be required to attend a lab. During the lab, time will be provided for practicing and testing of the skill.

Prerequisites: One of: Medications Clinical (CLIN 279), Drug Therapy 2 (Phar 262), Practical Nursing Clinical Experience 2C (CLIN 275), Practical Nursing Practicum 3 (PRAC 261), Practical Nursing Re-Entry Clinical Experience (CLIN 227) or similar course approved by Practical Nursing Program Head


Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
August 31, 2015 - October 2, 2015
Registration deadline: August 21, 2015
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$375.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201501-96
March 7, 2016 - April 8, 2016
Registration deadline: February 26, 2016
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$375.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201503-914
You will review the basic mathematics skills required to succeed in the health care industry. This online course includes demonstrations and animations as well as interactive exercises and quizzes.

Students have online access to course material at days and time of their choice. Instructor assistance is not available for this course.

15 hours
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
July 13, 2015 - June 30, 2016
Registration deadline: June 30, 2016
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$120.00DistanceCRN: 201509-224
You will have the opportunity to study decontamination in medical device reprocessing. You will discuss agents for cleaning and disinfection as well as study various equipment used to decontaminate surgical instruments and patient care equipment. You will discuss the handling and cleaning of both rigid and flexible endoscopes. The course will also cover key policies and procedures related to medical device reprocessing.

Prerequisites: Foundations of Medical Device Reprocessing


Additional costs: Text(s)/Manual
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
August 31, 2015 - October 23, 2015
Registration deadline: August 21, 2015
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$390.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201501-91
November 16, 2015 - January 8, 2016
Registration deadline: November 6, 2015
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$390.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201502-679
You will discuss the inspection, sorting, assembling, packaging and storing instruments. Aspects of preparing equipment to be sterilized will be covered. You will study the various classifications of surgical instruments including specialty and by service categories. Policies and procedures related to these areas will also be identified.

Prerequisites: Medical Device Reprocessing - Decontamination: Cleaning and Disinfection


Additional costs: Text(s)/manual
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
August 31, 2015 - October 23, 2015
Registration deadline: August 21, 2015
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$390.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201501-92
November 16, 2015 - January 8, 2016
Registration deadline: November 6, 2015
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$390.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201502-680
February 1, 2016 - March 24, 2016
Registration deadline: January 22, 2016
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$390.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201503-651
You will study the microbiological principles of sterilization. You will study the various methods of sterilization including steam, EtO and low level sterilizers. This course will also focus on monitoring the sterilization process, discussing loaner instruments and identifying components of storage, distribution and transportation of sterile supplies.

Prerequisites: Medical Device Reprocessing - Inspection, Assembly and Packaging


Additional costs: Text(s)/manual
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
August 31, 2015 - October 23, 2015
Registration deadline: August 21, 2015
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$390.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201501-93
November 16, 2015 - January 8, 2016
Registration deadline: November 6, 2015
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$390.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201502-682
February 1, 2016 - March 24, 2016
Registration deadline: January 22, 2016
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$390.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201503-652
April 18, 2016 - June 10, 2016
Registration deadline: April 8, 2016
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$390.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201503-653
You will apply theory and skills in an approved medical device reprocessing department. You will participate in the different aspects of medical device reprocessing including decontamination, inspection, assembly, packaging, sterilization, storage and transportation. You will work under the supervision of a manager/supervisor and work directly with a medical device reprocessing technician. You will model professional attitudes and practices in all aspects of your assigned duties.

Prerequisites: Medical Device Reprocessing - Sterilization, Storage and Distribution


400 hours
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 8, 2015 - June 17, 2016
Registration deadline: April 11, 2016
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$490.00ClinicalCRN: 201509-202
The course will focus on helping you increase your understanding of the diagnostic criteria, etiology, symptoms and interventions for mood disorders. You will use a variety of print and Internet resources to assist you in working with persons with mood disorders.

Prerequisites: LPN, RN or RPN


Additional costs: Text(s)/manual
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
August 31, 2015 - December 11, 2015
Registration deadline: August 21, 2015
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$200.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201501-100
March 7, 2016 - June 17, 2016
Registration deadline: February 26, 2016
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$200.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201503-726
You will explore key concepts related to management and leadership in nursing as well as the influence of ethical and legal issues. You will examine the basics of planning, the significance of communication in the work setting, human resource management, quality management, quality improvement and fiscal management using evidence based practices and resources. You will combine theory and practical examples and case studies to enhance your management and leadership skills.

Prerequisites: LPN or RN


Additional costs: Text(s) and course manual
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 21, 2015 - December 11, 2015
Registration deadline: September 11, 2015
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$575.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201502-686
January 11, 2016 - April 1, 2016
Registration deadline: January 4, 2016
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$575.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201503-654
March 29, 2016 - June 17, 2016
Registration deadline: March 18, 2016
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$575.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201503-655
You will review principles of nursing practice as they apply to procedures performed in a variety of outpatient settings. You will study process, roles/responsibilities, legal/moral obligations and measures to ensure patient and staff safety. This course will provide an introduction to the principles of asepsis, sterilization and disinfection and infection prevention in the outpatient setting. It will also provide information on identification, safe use and care of instruments, equipment and supplies for the performance of procedures. You will study pre and post procedure care including methods of anesthesia, recovery from anesthesia, discharge and follow up. For more information, browse the blankfrequently asked questions(pdf).

Prerequisites: Must be a RN or LPN


Additional costs: Text(s)/manual
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 21, 2015 - December 11, 2015
Registration deadline: September 11, 2015
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$575.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201502-697
January 11, 2016 - April 1, 2016
Registration deadline: January 4, 2016
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$575.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201503-703
March 29, 2016 - June 17, 2016
Registration deadline: March 18, 2016
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$575.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201503-704
You will enhance your knowledge of how to provide a more thorough psychosocial assessment in psychiatric-mental health nursing. Using a variety of print and Internet resources, you will review communication techniques and further develop your understanding of the assessment of a wide range of areas in mental status assessment (including affect, behaviour, cognitive functions, thought processes and culture, and spirituality).

Prerequisites: LPN, RN or RPN


Additional costs: Text(s)/manual
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
August 31, 2015 - December 11, 2015
Registration deadline: August 21, 2015
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$200.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201501-101
March 7, 2016 - June 17, 2016
Registration deadline: February 26, 2016
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$200.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201503-727
You will study psychotropic agents used in a variety of disorders. You will study major medication groups (including antidepressant agents, mood stabilizers, anxiety and sedative-hypnotic agents, antipsychotic agents and antiparkinsonian agents).

Prerequisites: LPN, RN or RPN


Additional costs: Text(s)/manual
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
August 31, 2015 - December 11, 2015
Registration deadline: August 21, 2015
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$200.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201501-102
March 7, 2016 - June 17, 2016
Registration deadline: February 26, 2016
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$200.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201503-728
The course will focus on increasing your understanding of the diagnostic criteria, etiology, symptoms and intervention for schizophrenia. You will use a variety of print and Internet resources to assist you in working with persons with schizophrenia and their families.

Prerequisites: LPN, RN or RPN


Additional costs: Text(s)/manual
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
August 31, 2015 - December 11, 2015
Registration deadline: August 21, 2015
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$200.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201501-103
March 7, 2016 - June 17, 2016
Registration deadline: February 26, 2016
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$200.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201503-729
You will learn to conduct culturally-sensitive medico-forensic examinations on patients seeking care following sexual assault. You will learn how achieve the best health outcome by identifying and appropriately documenting injuries, collecting physical specimens, maintaining chain of custody, assessing for treatment and recommending follow-up care as a member of an interprofessional team. You will gain insight into the realm of interpersonal violence and its impact on health and learn how to prepare for courtroom testimony.

Online Plus Lab: Jan 19, 2015 – March 27, 2015, Lab: Mar 25, 26, & 27, 2015 Wascana Parkway Regina SK, Registration deadline Jan 9/15

Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
October 5, 2015 - December 11, 2015
Registration deadline: October 2, 2015
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$925.00OnlineCRN: 201502-704
You will increase your knowledge of the therapeutic relationship using a variety of print and internet resources. You will study an overview of the therapeutic relationship and examine the process of communication and related therapeutic communication techniques. You will also explore responsive and action dimensions used in the therapeutic relationship.

Prerequisites: LPN, RN, or RPN


Additional costs: Text(s)/manual
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
August 31, 2015 - December 11, 2015
Registration deadline: August 21, 2015
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$200.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201501-94
March 7, 2016 - June 17, 2016
Registration deadline: February 26, 2016
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$200.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201503-667
You will participate in activities to move and position clients/objects in health care settings using minimal physical effort and maximizing the use of mechanical aids and equipment. The course focuses on client/caregiver safety. Upon successfully completing the course, you will receive a Transferring, Lifting, Repositioning (TLR) re-evaluation wallet card.

Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
August 30, 2015
Sun - 1:00-4:59 pm
Room: 155
Registration deadline: August 21, 2015
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$95.00ReginaCRN: 201501-60
September 12, 2015
Sat - 8:00-11:59 am
Room: 155
Registration deadline: September 4, 2015
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$95.00ReginaCRN: 201502-570
September 12, 2015
Sat - 1:00-4:59 pm
Room: 155
Registration deadline: September 4, 2015
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$95.00ReginaCRN: 201502-571
October 18, 2015
Sun - 1:00-4:59 pm
Room: 155
Registration deadline: October 9, 2015
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$95.00ReginaCRN: 201502-568
October 18, 2015
Sun - 8:00-11:59 am
Room: 155
Registration deadline: October 9, 2015
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$95.00ReginaCRN: 201502-569
November 8, 2015
Sun - 8:00-11:59 am
Room: 155
Registration deadline: October 30, 2015
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$95.00ReginaCRN: 201502-572
January 16, 2016
Sat - 8:00-11:59 am
Registration deadline: January 8, 2016
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$95.00ReginaCRN: 201503-564
June 12, 2016
Sun - 1:00-4:59 pm
Registration deadline: June 3, 2016
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$95.00ReginaCRN: 201504-69
This course is for licensed practical nurses that require more knowledge and skill ability for wound care. The course content includes theory, selfstudy, simulated lab testing and an exam. Your studies will focus on suture and clip removal, the principles of sterile technique and medical/surgical asepsis. Upon successful completion of the theory portion of the course, you will be required to attend a lab. During the lab, time will be provided for practicing and testing of the skill.

Prerequisites: LPN


Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
August 31, 2015 - October 2, 2015
Registration deadline: August 21, 2015
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$375.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201501-97
March 7, 2016 - April 8, 2016
Registration deadline: February 26, 2016
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$375.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201503-699

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