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Nephrology Nursing - RPN

Certificate of Achievement | 67011

The Nephrology Nursing - RPN certificate program is designed for registered practical nurses (RPNs) employed in and/or seeking to advance their practice in nephrology nursing.  Students will learn nephrology nursing assessment and evidence-based nursing interventions, as well as how to develop collaborative and consultative partnerships with nephrology clients, their support systems and other healthcare practitioners. Practice specialties include the care of patients with kidney disease, peritoneal dialysis, hemodialysis, renal transplantation as well as pharmacology. Students will also develop high-level critical thinking, care planning, leadership and professional practice skills.

This certificate is based on the Canadian Nurse Association (CNA) competencies for nephrology nurses and the standards for nephrology nursing by the Canadian Council of Nephrology Nurses.


Admission Requirements

  • Registered Practical Nurse (RPN)

Certificate Pathway


NEPH 511 & NEPH 512 must be taken (together or separately) before NEPH 513.

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POST 500

POST 500 may be taken anytime before NEPH 514



Nephrology Nursing - RPN Certificate

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416.675.6622 ext. 4868

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