Program Comparison Help

Decision-making made easy! This tool gives you a breakdown of individual programs offered at George Brown College and how they differ from other programs you’re interested in. Use this tool to select up to 10 programs to compare, helping you make the right choice for the career you want.
Instructions:

1. Under Program Comparison, click Add a New Program

2. Search for one of the programs you’re interested in (either alphabetically, by interest or by job)

3. Click on the title of the program in the menu

4. Click Add to Comparison

5. Continue searching for programs using steps 2-4

6. When you’re done, clicking Program Comparison will give you a preview of the programs and the option to delete, add or clear all

7. Open Program Compare for more details and an easy-to-read comparison of the programs you’ve selected

 

Programs

Nursing Programs

“We really value George Brown students in our organization. They are very well prepared. They are ready to care for our patients, and they have that enthusiasm – that inquisitiveness to learn. We try to hire George Brown grads as they graduate, and then watch their transition into the professional socialization of nursing.”

Claire Mallette, RN, PhD,
Director of Nursing Education Placement & Development, University Health Network.

George Brown offers comprehensive nursing training for nurses at all levels of their career from full-time degree programs to professional development certificates.



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Program Term Certification Study Method
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.Sc.N.) (S118)
2016-2017
Degree
Full Time

51539609049

Bachelor of Science in Nursing is a four-year collaborative nursing degree between George Brown College, Ryerson University and Centennial College. This degree is a requirement for anyone wishing to work as a Registered Nurse in the province of Ontario. Following successful completion of this program, graduates will be eligible to write the Registered Nursing examination, and after passing, will be granted a Certificate of Registration by the College of Nurses of Ontario and be eligible to practice as a Registered Nurse in the province of Ontario.

R.P.N. Bridge to B.Sc.N. Postgraduate Program (S122)
2016-2017
Post Graduate
Full Time

51539609047

R.P.N. Bridge to B.Sc.N. is a two-semester bridging program that teaches Registered Practical Nurses (who have graduated from a two-year diploma program in Ontario) the knowledge and skills necessary to enter Trent University's Nursing degree program offered on-site at George Brown College.

Personal Support Worker (PSW) Program (C112)
2016-2017
Certificate
Full Time

51539609026

Personal Support Worker is a two-semester program that trains students to provide or assist with personal care for the elderly, the chronically ill and people with physical disabilities living in the community, in long-term care facilities and in select ambulatory care settings. Classes are held at our state-of-the-art Daphne Cockwell Centre for Health Sciences located at the Waterfront Campus.

Registered Nurse - Critical Care Nursing Program (Online) (Postgraduate) (S422)
2016-2017
Post Graduate
Full Time

51539609024

Registered Nurse – Critical Care Nursing is an eight-month online postgraduate certificate program that prepares Registered Nurses to provide competent care for critically ill individuals and their families. The combined theory and clinical courses encompass the level 1, 2 and 3 Critical Care Standards of Practice as outlined by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care.

Registered Nurse - Operating Room Perioperative Nursing (Postgraduate) Program (S414)
2016-2017
Post Graduate
Full Time

51539609023

Registered Nurse – Operating Room Perioperative Nursing is a one-semester program that prepares the Registered Nurse to work as an operating room nurse through two unique phases of theory and clinical practice.

Registered Nurse - Perinatal Intensive Care Nursing Program (S404) (Postgraduate)
2016-2017
Post Graduate
Full Time

51539609021

Registered Nurse – Perinatal Intensive Care Nursing is a graduate certificate program that prepares Registered Nurses to care for critically ill newborns and their families in an intensive care setting.

Registered Nurse - Critical Care Nursing Program (Postgraduate) (S402)
2016-2017
Post Graduate
Full Time

51539609020

Registered Nurse – Critical Care Nursing is a one-semester postgraduate certificate program that prepares Registered Nurses to give competent care to critically ill individuals and their families.

Practical Nursing Program (PN) (S121)
2016-2017
Diploma
Full Time

51539609018

Practical Nursing is a two-year program that teaches students the necessary skills required to work as a practical nurse. Following successful completion of the program, graduates will be eligible to write the national Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination (CPNRE).

Personal Support Worker (PSW) Pathway to Practical Nursing Program (S119)
2016-2017
Certificate
Full Time

51539609017

Personal Support Worker Pathway to Practical Nursing is a one-semester program that prepares Personal Support Worker (PSW) graduates for entry into the Practical Nursing (PN) program. Created and designed by the Sally Horsfall Eaton School of Nursing faculty and taught at our award-winning Waterfront Campus, this 252-hour program is a full-time program at 16 hours per week.

Pre-Health Science Program (A102)
2016-2017
Certificate
Full Time

51539609004

The Pre-Health Science program prepares students to perform at a level that will assist them in gaining entry to a Health Sciences program at George Brown College, including Practical Nursing. It also gives students a basic understanding of social sciences and human relations. This helps them relate to people at college in further studies and at work in health care institutions or with health care providers. Throughout this program, students study biology and chemistry. Other courses include applied math, communications and general education electives.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.Sc.N.) (S118)
2015-2016
Degree
Full Time

10737432603

Bachelor of Science in Nursing is a four-year collaborative nursing degree between George Brown College, Ryerson University and Centennial College. This degree is a requirement for anyone wishing to work as a Registered Nurse in the province of Ontario. Following successful completion of this program, graduates will be eligible to write the Registered Nursing examination, and after passing, will be granted a Certificate of Registration by the College of Nurses of Ontario and be eligible to practice as a Registered Nurse in the province of Ontario.

R.P.N. Bridge to B.Sc.N. Postgraduate Program (S122)
2015-2016
Post Graduate
Full Time

10737432601

R.P.N. Bridge to B.Sc.N is a two-semester bridging program that teaches Registered Practical Nurses (who have graduated from a two-year diploma program in Ontario) the knowledge and skills necessary to enter Trent University's Nursing degree program offered onsite at George Brown College.

Family Practice Nursing (Postgraduate) Program (S415)
2015-2016
Post Graduate
Full Time

10737432600

Family Practice Nursing is a postgraduate program that prepares the novice Registered Nurse (RN) for the specialized field of primary care, and supports the experienced primary care RN to enhance their scope of practice in the provision of comprehensive client centred care to individuals and families across the lifespan and across a range of primary care contexts and settings.

Personal Support Worker (PSW) Program (C112)
2015-2016
Certificate
Full Time

10737432580

Personal Support Worker is a two-semester program that trains students to provide or assist with personal care for the elderly, the chronically ill and people with physical disabilities living in the community, in long-term care facilities and in select ambulatory care settings.

Registered Nurse - Operating Room Perioperative Nursing (Postgraduate) Online Program (S424)
2015-2016
Post Graduate
Full Time

10737432579

Registered Nurse - Operating Room Perioperative Nursing is an online postgraduate certificate that prepares the Registered Nurse to work as an operating room nurse. Theory and clinical practice are done at the same time with much of the classroom work done online.

Registered Nurse - Critical Care Nursing Program (Online) (Postgraduate) (S422)
2015-2016
Post Graduate
Full Time

10737432578

Registered Nurse - Critical Care Nursing is an eight-month online postgraduate certificate program that prepares Registered Nurses to provide competent care for critically ill individuals and their families. The combined theory and clinical courses encompass the level 1, 2 and 3 Critical Care Standards of Practice as outlined by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care.

Registered Nurse - Operating Room Perioperative Nursing (Postgraduate) Program (S414)
2015-2016
Post Graduate
Full Time

10737432577

Registered Nurse - Operating Room Perioperative nursing is a one-semester program that prepares Registered Nurses to work as an operating room nurse through two unique phases of theory and clinical practice.

Registered Nurse - Perinatal Intensive Care Nursing Program (S404) (Postgraduate)
2015-2016
Post Graduate
Full Time

10737432575

Registered Nurse - Perinatal Intensive Care Nursing is a postgraduate certificate program that will prepare you to care for critically ill newborns and their families in an intensive care setting.

Registered Nurse - Critical Care Nursing Program (Postgraduate) (S402)
2015-2016
Post Graduate
Full Time

10737432574

Registered Nurse - Critical Care Nursing is a one-semester postgraduate certificate program that prepares Registered Nurses to give competent care to critically ill individuals and their families.

Practical Nursing Program (PN) (S121)
2015-2016
Diploma
Full Time

10737432572

Practical Nursing is a two-year program that teaches you the necessary skills required to work as a practical nurse. Following successful completion of the program, graduates will be eligible to write the national Canadian Registered Practical Nursing examination.

Personal Support Worker (PSW) Pathway to Practical Nursing Program (S119)
2015-2016
Certificate
Full Time

10737432571

Personal Support Worker Pathway to Practical Nursing is a one-semester program that prepares Personal Support Worker (PSW) graduates for entry into the Practical Nursing (PN) program. Created and designed by the Sally Horsfall Eaton School of Nursing faculty, this 224-hour program is a full-time program at 16 hours/week.

Pre-Health Science Program (A102)
2015-2016
Certificate
Full Time

10737432558

The Pre-Health Science program will prepare students to perform at a level that will assist them in gaining entry to a Health Sciences program at George Brown College, including Practical Nursing. It also gives students a basic understanding of social sciences and human relations, to help them relate to people at college in further studies and at work in health care institutions or with health care providers. Throughout this program, students study biology, chemistry and physics. Other courses include applied math, communications and computer literacy.

R.P.N. Bridge to B.Sc.N. Postgraduate Program (S122)
2014-2015
Post Graduate
Full Time

10737424601

The RPN Bridge Program at George Brown College prepares Registered Practical Nurses who have graduated from a two year diploma program in Ontario with the knowledge and skills to enter the post-bridge Nursing Degree program offered on site at George Brown College through Trent University.