program is designed for licensed healthcare providers (e.g., RPN, LPN, RN, NP,
Physio, OT, SW) interested in learning best practices in addressing
incontinence in their setting.
is a $59 fee to apply to the Nursing Concepts in Continence Care program.
Students who wish to enter the program are required to meet the following
admission criteria based on their professional background:
- Proof of registration with a professional healthcare licensing body.
All applicants must meet this requirement to be considered for program
admittance. Registration number with licensing body is required as part of the
In addition, all registrants must meet the basic requirements below:
- Have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent.
- Be a mature student as defined in the Undergraduate Calendar of McMaster University or be deemed an exceptional case.
- A background in health or related fields (RPN,
LPN, RN, NP, Physio, OT, SW).
In order to ensure that students have the basic capabilities necessary to be successful in their online course, registrants are required to have the following pre-requisite knowledge and/or skills:
and skills with general computer applications, such as keyboarding, file
management, video conferencing and word processing.
with internet browsers and web surfing.
Language Proficiency requirements: Completion of TOEFL exam with minimum
acceptable score of IBT: 86 overall with a minimum score of 20 on each of
the four components (Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening), valid for 2