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NSWOC® Program (WOC-EP) Application Information

Who can apply?

Acceptance into the program is competitive.

 

Eligible applicants must be Baccalaureate prepared Registered Nurses with at least 2 years of full-time employment in the last 3 years as a Registered Nurse, in a clinically relevant area of practice.

 

Applications are received twice per year in the English program and once per year in the French program. 

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Important Dates and Deadlines

Students MUST begin with the Ostomy Management course as the first course of each cohort. 

 

Acceptance into the program is competitive. Applications are received twice per year in the English program and once per year in the French program. 

Offers of admission will be emailed within two weeks of the application deadline date.

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Cours
Date de début du cours
Date de fin du cours
Le préceptorat peut commencer
Fall Cohort (English and French)
31/05/2024
Ostomy Management
Late August
Mid-December
Mid-October
Fall Cohort (English and French)
31/05/2024
Wound Management
Early May
Late August
Mid-July
Fall Cohort (English and French)
31/05/2024
Continence Management
Early January
Late April
Mid-March
Winter Cohort
31/10/2024
Ostomy Management
Early January
Late April
Mid-March
Winter Cohort
31/10/2024
Wound Management
Late August
Mid-December
Mid-October
Winter Cohort
31/10/2024
Continence Management
Early May
Late August
Mid-July

Application Process

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Application Checklist

Entrance to the program is competitive. After you register with NSWOCC as a WOC-EP Student Associate, please follow the application procedures carefully, and complete and submit all materials for application by the deadline. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Costs & Tuition: Total $5,446

$5,250

Program Fee (Academic Tuition)

If accepted into the WOC-EP program, students will have the option to pay the full program fee of $5,250 at the beginning of the program and prior to the continence and wound courses of the WOC-EP Program. Payment instalments can be arranged by contacting registrar@wocinstitute.ca.

$46

JWOCN Subscription 

All Wound, Ostomy & Continence Institute students are also required to purchase a subscription to the Journal of Wound, Ostomy & Continence Nursing (JWOCN) for a fee of $46, which is added on to your NSWOCC Registration Fee during the registration process.

$100

NSWOCC Registration Fee 

All Wound, Ostomy & Continence Institute students must become associate members of Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy & Continence Canada (NSWOCC) by registering as a "WOC-EP Student Student Associate" during the application process for a fee of $100. This associate membership fee provides access to the discussion forum, a national conference discount, the NSWOCC and more (click here to view the full list of benefits).

  • If students are not accepted into the WOC-EP program they may contact the program administrator at registrar@wocinstitute.ca to request a refund for their $100 associate membership fee.

$50

Application Fee

All Wound, Ostomy & Continence Institute students will also pay a $50 non-refundable application fee during the application process. Ensure you have all your information readily available prior to starting the application. E.g. contact information of references.

Is the NSWOC Program right for you?

Learn in small classes with flexible enrolment, building strong relationships with colleagues and specialists from across Canada online and in clinical settings.

 

Care to be the best by graduating from the most rigorous academic and clinical wound, ostomy and continence education program available (225 hours of supervised clinical placement). Lead wound, ostomy and continence management in any Canadian Healthcare setting including acute care, rehabilitation, community care and long-term care.

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Eligible Applicants

Acceptance into the program is competitive.

 

Eligible applicants must be Baccalaureate prepared Registered Nurses with at least 2 years of full-time employment in the last 3 years as a Registered Nurse, in a clinically relevant area of practice.

 

Applications are received twice per year in the English program and once per year in the French program. 

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