ON announces new investments in accelerated nursing programs, upskilling to train nurses to work in critical care

The Government of Ontario has announced new funding into training and upskilling nurses so they can work in critical care. ON has invested over $4.6M in the Michener Institute to support nurses who are interested in upskilling for critical care positions. The province has also announced an investment of over $9.4M to support accelerated critical care nursing programs at Centennial College, Conestoga College, George Brown College, Laurentian University, Mohawk College, and St Lawrence College. “Our colleges are very pleased to be a part of this important initiative, along with a number of others, that the government has launched to boost our healthcare workforce at this critical time,” said Colleges Ontario President Linda Franklin. “The investment outlined today will help us graduate more nurses into high demand areas in our hospitals.” ON Note: Archived stories may contain dead links or be missing source links.

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