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Part-time Emergency Nursing Program

The part-time program is designed for nurses currently working in the emergency department. This option requires ED manager sponsorship and support to ensure learner success, which would include time to participate in online learning activities/study, exam writing, skill labs and simulation sessions, and transition of knowledge during clinical practicum.

The program includes:

  • Independent, online study
  • 5 on-site labs/simulation days (7.5 hours each)
  • 5 online classroom sessions (7.5 hours each)

The time commitment to complete the program is approximately:

  • Knowledge: 280 hours
  • Skills: 40 hours
  • Performance: 168 hours

Timeline

This represents a general timeline for the program. The exact delivery model may vary between offerings.

  • Phase 1: Week 1–8
  • Phase 2: Week 9–13
  • Phase 3: Week 13–22
  • Phase 4: Week 22–24
  • Phase 5: End of program transition to practice plan

Full-time Emergency Nursing Program

The full-time program is designed for new graduates and new hires to the emergency department, and aimed at ensuring the nurse achieves the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to meet the program competencies. This plan of study is aligned with a transition to practice approach that will support the nurse in transferring program competencies into their emergency nursing practice. Interested candidates should discuss this with emergency manager, as only those who have been approved by their emergency manager for sponsorship for this offering should register for the program.

The program includes:

  • Independent, online study
  • 6 on-site labs/simulation days (7.5 hours each)
  • 5 online classroom sessions (7.5 hours each)

The time commitment to complete the program is approximately:

  • Knowledge: 280 hours
  • Skills: 40 hours
  • Performance: 168 hours
  • Practice performance: approximately 384 hours (program and orientation)

Timeline

This represents a general timeline for the program. The exact delivery model may vary between offerings.

  • Phase 1: Week 1–3
  • Phase 2: Week 4–5
  • Phase 3: Week 6–14
  • Phase 4: Week 14–16
  • Phase 5: End of program transition to practice plan