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Health Fields and Nursing

Program Overview

Here is an opportunity to get started on your future in the world of Health Fields and Nursing.  You may start exploring your interests by enrolling in the dual credit opportunity.. 

Edmonton Catholic Schools is offering four courses in Health Fields and Nursing, which will meet Alberta's growing needs in health care because the demand for licensed practical nurses and health field areas is increasing. 

Dual Credit - Health Fields And Nursing Brochure 2021.pdf

  • Course: Individual Health and Wellness 
  • Prerequisite: Eng 20-1 with 60% or Eng 20-2 with 70% plus co-requisite of English 30-1 or 30-2
    • This course can be applied towards a variety of careers in the health fields, including nursing. 
  • Location: St. Oscar Romero High School
  • When: During the school day


This course can be transferred towards a variety of post-secondary institutions, which may lead to a wide variety of potential careers.  Please refer to for future details on the specific transferability for each course.

Each course will be recognized as 5 CTS Advanced credits from Alberta Education and 3 credit post-secondary credits from NorQuest College. 

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