Quality Assurance

In Class,Workshop

As part of competency for Self Regulation it’s a mandatory for all nurses registered in the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) to participate in the Quality Assurance (QA) Program. Before you renew your license for 2019 attend the QA workshop!

IENCAP/OSCE Preparation

In Class

This preparation course, including competency review, clinical scenarios & multiple choice questions, is designed to provide IENs preparing to complete the College of Nurses of Ontario’s IENCAP, with the tools needed for success.  The course includes: comprehensive resource materials; practice opportunities for therapeutic communication, professionalism, client interactions, ethics and language proficiency utilizing Touchstone trained standardized […]

CELBAN Preparation and Orientation

In Class

This 54 hour course is designed to orient participants to the CELBAN test and provide practice in each task area of the CELBAN test. Communication objectives include: speaking and listening skills for client assessments, health teaching, and interacting with colleagues; reading and listening strategies to focus on key information from healthcare resources and interactions; writing […]

Effective Communication Strategies for Nurses (ECSN)

In Class

This 60 hour communication program focused on enhancing effective communication skills for the workplace.  The course is comprised of 4 distinct modules designed to enhance effective communication skills in the workplace.  IENs will build nurses confidence and skills in Effective Telephone Skills; Intercultural Communication; Communicating with Clients and Family; Interprofessional Collaboration.


External,In Class

The Institutional CELBAN (iCELBAN), is a requirement of membership at CARE Centre.  iCELBAN results are used by case managers to assist IENs in developing individualized plans to improve overall language proficiency as they move toward registration with CNO.   In addition, the iCELBAN assessment allows participants to have a test-taking experience that closely mirrors the official […]

Language & Communication for Nurses (LCN)

In Class

Since 2005 CARE Centre has been providing occupational specific language and communication courses to IENs designed to address the unique need of immigrant nurses. The primary objective of this curriculum is to develop IENs communicative aptitude within the context of the nursing profession in Canada.  The curriculum was developed, and has been maintained by language […]

Alzheimer/Dementia updates

In Class,Online,Workshop

Increase your knowledge and understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia by registering our free dementia workshops. Our workshop will be led by staff from the Alzheimer Society of Peel. In you professional roles, you will have many diverse responsibilities. Our programs offer educational, engaging and interactive experiences to support you in this role while […]

Exam Preparation and Review

In Class

All applicants to the College of Nurses of Ontario must successfully complete the registration examination for their nursing designation, RN or RPN. If you are applying to practice as an RN, you will write the NCLEX-RN. If you are applying to practice as an RPN, you will write the Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination (CPNRE). […]

Bursaries, Scholarships and Loans

In Class,Online,Workshop

Internationally Educated Nurses are eager to resume their nursing careers here in Ontario and sometimes the road to registration can be quite costly. This workshop will provide information on various sources of funding that may help to offset the cost of academic courses, professional development and registration fees.


In Class,Workshop

Basic Life Support or BLS is mandatory for all medical professions.  This session covers: High-quality CPR for adults, children and infants and its impact on survival Appropriate use of AED Choking relief for adults, children and infants Ventilation techniques Opioid-associated life-threatening emergencies  You will receive certification in C.P.R. – Level HCP