Program Code: 3155


This program prepares nurses to deliver kidney care to affected patient across all stages of the kidney care journey, from early detection through dialysis, palliative care and transplant. It provides nurses with the knowledge they require to promote and deliver competent, safe and ethical care to those at risk for developing or affected by renal disease and/or insufficiency.

Requirements & Program Information

Current College of Nurses Certificate of Registration as a Registered Nurse or Registered Practical Nurse

Students must successfully complete all courses within 5 years of acceptance into the program in order to graduate.

Students must obtain a G.P.A. of 2.0 or 60% or higher to obtain this certificate.

Career Path

The program is directed to licensed Practical Nurses and Registered Nurses in Ontario who are seeking to specialize or broaden their knowledge of nephrology.

For more details on related occupations, job market information and career opportunities, see the Government of Canada website: https://www.jobbank.gc.ca/

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