R.N. diplomas from approved institutions
are accepted regardless of the year of graduation (10-year rule
does not apply).
AU will not normally
award additional transfer credit for
other nursing courses/ certificates that are more than 10 years old at the time
of the request. If evidence of
current practice in the content area is submitted, this regulation may be waived.
In order to register in a nursing course
with a practicum component, students must present proof of the following:
current RN registration with a provincial,
state, or national nursing association (or governing body) in the
jurisdiction where practicum will be undertaken.
Current certification in cardiopulmonary
resuscitation (CPR) or Basic
Cardiac Life Support (BCLS). Agencies participating in practicum courses may
request that students provide proof of up-to-date immunization status
and a criminal record check at the student's
The pass mark for all nursing courses
is C- (60 percent).
To be awarded a credential, a minimum
program average grade of 65 percent is required.