Nursing (BScN)

Program Overview

The Bachelor of Science Nursing program is committed to creating nursing leaders who highly competent, knowledgeable and committed to playing an integral role in shaping the future of healthcare. You will be prepared to work with persons and communities of diverse backgrounds, ages and degrees of health and illness, in variety of contexts.

 

The curriculum has five themes, which are reflected in all years of the program at varying levels. The themes are: primary healthcare/ health promotion; reflective practice/critical thinking; meaningful relationship/ caring/ communication; political/ social justice and personal/ professional development.

 

You will be required to complete professionally related courses in areas such as anatomy and physiology, nutrition, ethics, psychology and sociology. You will also take a series of required and elective courses, selected from other disciplines, to enhance and support the broad knowledge base required of professional nurses.

At A Glance

Graduates of the Nursing Degree program are eligible to write the College of Nurses of Ontario registration examination to receive registered nurse designation, and accept entry-level positions in a variety of setting where nursing is practiced

 

 

BENEFITS

 

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Students graduate with a degree

  • A mentorship program and peer tutoring are offered

  • The opportunity exists for small group instruction in clinical and laboratory settings

  • Clinical placement gives students the advantage of being able to network and make employment contacts

  • State-of-the-art nursing labs are available for independent and scheduled practice

PROGRAM OUTLINE

Semester 1

   Anatomy and Physiology

   Liberal Studies Elective Group A

   Nutrition for Nursing Practice

   Theoretical Foundations of Nursing

   Nursing Practice 1

   Assessment of the Healthy Individual

   Psychology: The Science of Behaviour

 

Semester 2

   Anatomy and Physiology

   Social, Political and Economic Perspectives

   Theoretical Foundations of Nursing

   Nursing Practice 1

   Assessment of the Healthy Individual

   Child Development

 

Semester 3  

   Liberal Studies Elective Group A

   Concepts, Individual and Family

   Nursing Practice 2

   Research Design, Measurement, Apps.

   Nursing Implications

   Adult Development

 

Semester 4

   Liberal Studies Elective Group A

   Concepts, Individual and Family

   Nursing Practice 2

   Research Design, Measurement, Apps.

   Nursing Implications

   Understanding Society

 

Semester 5  

   Liberal Studies Elective B

   Professionally-Related Elective Table 1

   Community Health Nursing

   Nursing Practice 3

   Ethics and Health Care

 

Semester 6

   Liberal Studies Elective B

   Professionally-Related Elective Table 1

   Leadership and Change

   Community Health Nursing

   Nursing Practice 3

 

Semester 7

   Liberal Studies Elective B

   Professionally-Related Elective Table 1

   Professional Issues and trends

   Nursing Practice 4

 

Semester 8

   Professional Elective*

   Nursing Practice 5

*Choose one Semester 8 Professional Elective course from the following:

   Gerontological & Geriatic Nursing

   Acute Care & Traumatic Condition

   Women’s Health

   Family Health

   Community Mental Health End of Lie Care

 

Note: Not all courses are available each semester.

*This course is graded on a pass/fail basis. A PSD grade has no numerical value and is not included in a student’s grade point average; a failure is graded as an “F” and is included in a student’s grade point average

 

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