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Continuing Education

English for Nurses

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Course Highlights

  • English for Nurses 30 hours of instruction over 10 weeks
  • The course focuses on language for nursing documentation and verbal reporting
  • Online and in-class instruction are available
  • The course is offered with the CARE Centre for Internationally-Educated Nurses
  • This course is for nurses working toward obtaining their license in Ontario and those currently working who would like to improve their workplace communication

Main Topics

  • Verbal reporting
  • Nursing documentation


  • Develop workplace language for internationally-educated nurses.
  • Document accurate and appropriate progress notes
  • Organize and deliver concise and accurate change-of-status reports
  • Open, manage and close common workplace calls including receiving telephone orders from doctors

Session Dates  &  Schedule  2018-2019

September 22- December 1 2018

January 12- March 23 2019

April 6 – June 15, 2019

9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

No registration after the second class due to the intensive nature of this course

Offered at the City Learning Centre 110 King Street West Suite 601

Registration & Assessment


  • $5 materials fee


  • Must be 18 years or older
  • For internationally educated nurses only
  • CLB 5 or higher in speaking, listening, reading and writing required


For more information on obtaining registration in Canada, please contact the CARE Centre for Internationally-Educated Nurses.  Funded by the Government of Ontario–http://www.care4nurses.org

Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLBs) —http://www.language.ca/


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Updated on Wednesday, February 06, 2019.
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