AB announces $11M investment into nurse bridging programs for internationally educated nurses


The Government of Alberta has announced that it is investing $11M into creating additional seats for nurse bridging programs for internationally educated nurses. The investment will create 1,221 additional seats, which will help nurses complete the programs they need to gain certification in Alberta. Funding will support nurse bridging programs at the University of Lethbridge/Lethbridge College (100 seats), Lethbridge College in partnership with Bow Valley College (108 seats), BVC (96 seats), Northwestern Polytechnic (96 seats), Portage College (96 seats), Keyano College (96 seats), MacEwan University (364 seats), Keyano College in partnership with NorQuest College (40 seats), Red Deer Polytechnic in partnership with NorQuest (135 seats), and NorQuest (90 seats). ULethbridge will also receive $3M from AB for planning and design work at University Hall.

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