Clinical Nurse Educator Certificate Program


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Health Leadership & Learning Network,
Faculty of Health

019 HNES Building
York University
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, ON M3J 1P3

Nurse Educator Certificate Program

The only one of its kind in Canada! A NEW Continuing Professional Education program offered exclusively by the Health Leadership and Learning Network, Faculty of Health, York University.

Why attend this program?
The Nurse Educator Certificate program is a training program that can help you
become a critical player in assuring quality educational experiences that prepare and
educate the nursing workforce for a diverse, ever-changing health care environment:

  • Be a leader who guides learners through the education process
  • Play a pivotal role in strengthening the nursing workforce in your organization
  • Serve as a role model and provide pivotal mentorship to implement evidence-based practice
  • Refresh your skills with the latest evidence-based knowledge
  • Advance your career and acquire new skills and competencies to take on the role of a Nurse Educator/Mentor/Preceptor/Clinical Course Director

This program will cover designing, implementing, evaluating and revising academic and continuing education programs for nurses

"I was respected and valued as a participant and education was provided in a safe, collaborative and enjoyable setting. The program opened my eyes to the possibilities of and has set the seed for ongoing life learning. Prof. Bradley cares about us - sets us up for success through her openness, vast knowledge and by challenging us to keep looking & growing. The possibilities are endless." - Pat Larkin, Staff Development Coordinator, IERHA

Who would benefit from this program?

  • Nurse Educator/Mentor/Preceptor/Clinical Course Directors in hospitals, long term care, front line community service providers, home care agencies, and other service providers
  • New to the role and upgrading skills/refreshing skills
  • Nurses looking to take on a new role in their career plan

What will you learn?

  • Acquire a solid repertoire of teaching methods
  • Acquire a reliable and proven repertoire of methods for evaluation
  • Learn skills and competencies to teach effectively – test these skills and competencies
  • Learn skills and competencies to create learning environments that support success
  • Remain part of a network of Nurse Educators


"This course was excellent. It opened my eyes to the possibilities in education and how to improve my teaching skills. Pat was amazing. I cannot say enough positive things about her. She is an inspiration." – Anonymous, April 2013 Session


Let us help you with affordability - Payment plans are available for this course




Module 1 - March 31 & April 1, 2015

Module 2 -  May 6 - 7, 2015

Module 3 - June 3 - 4 2015

Module 4 - June 24 - 25, 2015

8-day (4 module) program

8:30am - 4:30pm each day

Location: York University Keele Campus, Toronto, ON

On-Campus Program Price: $1700.00 plus 13% HST taxes for each individual.

Let us help you with affordability - Payment plans are available for this course


Submit your registration form by

Fax: (416) 736 5078 



Health Leadership & Learning Network

Room 019 HNES Building

York University, 4700 Keele Street

Toronto, ON M3J 1P3


Nurses taking the Nurse
Educator Certificate program may
be eligible to receive reimbursement of up to $1500 from the Education Initiative offered through the RNAO. You do NOT have to be an RNAO member to apply for the funding. Please visit the RNAO website, Education Funding, for more details


Accommodation Information:

Schulich Executive Residence on Campus:

$149.00 + HST per night (includes breakfast) (Price subject to change)

• The Executive Learning Centre features:
• 60 executive style guest rooms on 12 floors each with a queen size bed
• Complimentary high speed internet access
• In room coffee/tea maker
• Wheelchair accessible

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