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PSW to PN Courses

Practicing as a Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) in Ontario is a rewarding experience and a profession that is growing. Job prospects are strong and nurses practice in a wide variety of community, homecare, and hospital settings.

If you have successfully completed a college Personal Support Worker (PSW) certificate program with a college level English course with a grade of 65% or greater, these courses are for you!

More information is available under the Program Description tab

PSW to PN Courses are a set of courses that require one term (4 months) to complete.
 
Students engage in online learning during the academic week. The program is accelerated, and upon successful completion, students achieve the required knowledge and academic requirements for admission to the Practical Nursing program at Sheridan.  
 
Note:  
  • Students must have completed a college approved PSW certificate program with a college level English course with a grade of 65% or greater to be considered for these courses.  
  • Students must achieve a final grade of 65% or greater in each course in order to meet the academic requirements for admission to the Practical Nursing program at Sheridan. 
  • These courses can only be used towards future admission into Sheridan’s PN program. They cannot be used towards admissions into a PN program at another college.
 

Interested in this program, please fill in this Expression of Interest Form.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

These courses are part of the PSW to PN Courses Program.

Course Name / Code Expected Availability Select

Compulsory Course(s)

Successfully Complete Four (4) Courses

PSW to PN Biology
Course Code:
HEAC78013
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
PSW to PN Chemistry
Course Code:
HEAC78014
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
PSW to PN Math
Course Code:
HEAC78012
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
PSW to PN Professional Transitions
Course Code:
HEAC78011
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Do you hold a College approved Personal Support Worker (PSW) certificate with a college level English course with a grade of 65% or greater?
 
At Sheridan, we welcome you to study with us to complete the PSW to PN courses to obtain the education requirements needed to be admitted to the Practical Nursing (PN) program at Sheridan.
 
Courses are taken as a set pathway to ensure you gain the knowledge you need to not only join Sheridan’s PN program but to thrive in your future academic career.  
 
Students who are admitted and are successful with all four PSW to PN courses in the academic term, will satisfy the entry requirements to be admitted into Sheridan’s PN program in a future term.   
 
Contact Us 
For program related guidance and support, please contact us by e-mail at caps@sheridancollege.ca or by phone at 905-845-9430, ext. 2690.