Professor Patti Tracey Featured in "Pulse" Magazine

Trent/Fleming School of Nursing Professor, Patti Tracey is featured this month in the University of Toronto’s Pulse magazine.  Professor Tracey is studying the effects of how a non-governmental organization’s (NGO) healthcare brigade to Honduras affects the republic’s health care system.

Professor Tracey along with the Friends of Honduras Children also provide Trent/Fleming School of Nursing students an opportunity to complete their Community Based Nursing Practice in Honduras.  Students are provided with two different opportunities depending on which term they complete their placement.  Opportunities include a Community Health Brigade as well as a Primary Care Brigade.

To read more about Prof. Tracey’s work, read page 20 & 21 in Pulse magazine at:

To learn more about Trent/Fleming Nursing student’s involvement in Honduras read:

Nov 2014

Trent Nursing Opens New Technologically-Advanced Clinical Simulation Learning Centre

In celebration of National Nursing Week, the Trent/Fleming School of Nursing launched the new Nursing Clinical Simulation Learning Centre at the Life and Health Sciences Building at Trent University.

“The Trent/Fleming School of Nursing is known for preparing excellent practitioners,” said Dr. Kirsten Woodend, dean of the School. “The expansion of our simulation program and space positions us to continue providing nursing students with the education, hands-on experience and insight that they will need in order to practice in a rapidly changing and increasingly challenging health care environment."

To read the full story, visit Trent’s News & Events website at

May 2014

Congratulations to our RNFOO Award Winners!

Congratulations to both Professor, Jacqueline Galica and student, Gine Egipto as Registered Nurses Foundation of Ontario, RNFOO 2014 Award Winners. 

The RNFOO provides support for Registered Nurses and nursing students in Ontario to further their education studies, conduct nursing and health care research, and support community health initiatives.

Professor Jacqueline Galica has been awarded the Dr. Sheela Basrur and GE Oncology Nursing Education Scholarship.  This award is presented to a graduate student with a focus on oncology.

Gine Egipto has been awarded the RPNAO: Post-RPN Program Award.  This award recognizes students pursuing ongoing education that will enhance patient care and patient outcomes.  Award winners demonstrate a patient centered approach to care.

March 2014


Maximum Accreditation Awarded to the Trent/Fleming School of Nursing

The Trent/Fleming School of Nursing is proud to announce that each of our program's 3 sites; Trent, Fleming and George Brown, as well as all 3 programs; collaborative, compressed and PN to BScN have received 7 year accreditation.  This is the maximum number of years a school may receive.

The Trent/Fleming School of Nursing underwent the accreditation review process in May 2013.  This process is managed by the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing, CASN.  Reviewers are selected and trained by CASN.  The process promotes excellence and is recognized worldwide as an important, objective method to assess professional education programs.  (

"This is an excellent accreditation result.  Congratulations and thanks for being part of making this a great School."

     ~Dr. Kirsten Woodend, Dean, TFSON

February 2014


Nursing in the News

July 21, 2017: From the Trent Pitch to Team Canada: Rugby Athlete Gears Up for International Season

May 24, 2017: Three Trent Professors Part of $2.5M Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Collaborative Project

March 24, 2017: Preparing Nursing Students for Career Success through Online Gaming Technology

March 20, 2017: Outstanding Teachers at Trent University Honoured at Celebration of Teaching Excellence

January 10, 2017: The Next Generation of Bold New Scholars in Nursing and Aging

December 06, 2016: Trent Excalibur's Emerson Prior Selected to Represent Canada in U19 Rugby

September 07, 2016: Improving the Learning Experience for Students: Trent University Announces Inaugural Teaching Fellows

August 25, 2016: New State-of-the-Art Simulation Lab Expands Hands-On Learning Opportunities at Trent/Fleming School of Nursing

August 12, 2016: Cultivating Leaders of Social Change

June 23, 2016: Trent University's $500M Local Economic Impact Highlighted in New Report to the Community