Specialty Nursing Certification

As patients become increasingly complex, the need for registered nurses holding specialty certification is also increasing.

Within in B.C, BC Institute of Technology (BCIT) offers a robust specialty nursing program in the following areas:

  • Critical Care Nursing
  • Emergency Nursing
  • High Acuity Nursing
  • Neonatal Nursing
  • Nephrology Nursing
  • Occupational Health Nursing
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Perinatal Nursing
  • Perioperative Nursing

See: http://www.bcit.ca/study/programs/specialtynursing to learn more

The Canadian Nursing Association (CNA) also offers specialty certification in the following areas:

  • Cardiovascular
  • Community Health
  • Critical Care
  • Critical Care Pediatrics
  • Emergency
  • Enterostomal Therapy
  • Gastroenterology
  • Gerontology Hospice
  • Palliative Care
  • Medical-Surgical
  • Nephrology
  • Neuroscience
  • Occupational Health
  • Oncology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Perinatal
  • PeriAnesthesia
  • Perioperative
  • Psychiatric
  • Mental Health Rehabilitation


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