NIC introduces Access to Practical Nursing program

August 3, 2021
North Island College has announced that a new program that will provide a bridge for those working as health care assistants to enter NIC’s Practical Nursing program in their second year. The Access to Practical Nursing program will teach students content that is not covered in the health care assistant course, creating a pathway for working Health Care Assistants to enter level three of NIC’s Practical Nursing Diploma program. “The Access to Practical Nursing program acknowledges and honours the experience and knowledge that working Health Care Assistants bring with them to the classroom,” said Laurie Michaud, associate dean, health and human services at NIC. NIC (BC)