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Program Information

Collaborative Program

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Compressed Program

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Post Bridge PN to B.Sc.N Pathway

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Collaborative Program
The 4-year collaborative program leading to an Honours degree in Nursing (B.Sc.N.) consists of 20 credits, with at least 12 credits in NURS. The program must include:

Year 1

  • 2.0 NURS credits consisting of NURS 1000H, 1001H, 1002H, 1020H

  • 2.0 credits consisting of BIOL 1050H, 1051H, BIOL–CHEM 1550H, PSYC 1030H

  • 1.0 credit elective at the 1000-leve or beyond

Students will be introduced to the profession of nursing through courses addressing health at the individual level, healthy aging and the basic concepts in professional practice. This initial exploration of nursing is supported by science course relevant to nursing and electives of the student’s choice. Students will be encouraged to develop a focus in an area of interest and to pursue electives within that focus

Year 2

  • 3.0 NURS credits consisting of NURS 2000H, 2001H, 2003H, 2020H, 2021H, 2550H

  • 0.5 credit consisting of one of NURS 2031H

  • 0.5 PSYC 1020H

  • 1.0 credit elective at the 1000-level or beyond

Students will focus on community health, developing specific knowledge regarding the impact of illness on families and of communities at large, and on the further development of knowledge in sciences relevant to the practice of nursing. Continued development of a specific area of focus will be encouraged.

Year 3

  • 3.0 NURS credits consisting of NURS 3000H, 3001H, 3004H, 3020H, 3021H, 3031H

  • 0.5 credit NURS-BIOL 3550H

  • 0.5 credit consisting of one of BIOL – NURS 3560H, PHIL 2390H, PSYC 3560H, 3750H, SOCI-WMST 2430H

  • 1.0 credit elective the 2000-level or beyond

Students will focus on aspects of illness, both acute and chronic. Nursing courses and practice address concepts of illness, the patho-physiology underlying disease conditions and related nursing and health care interventions. Continued development of a specific area of focus will be encourage

Year 4

  • 1.5 NURS credits consisting of NURS 4020C

  • 1.5 NURS credits consisting of one of NURS 4021C or 4022C

  •  0.5 NURS credit from one of Advanced Topics Group 1*

  •  0.5 NURS credit from one of Advanced Topics Group 2*

  •  1.0 credit elective at the 3000-level or beyond

Students focus extensively on integrating knowledge and skills to become novice professionals. Clinical practice settings are chosen in consultation with the student to allow exploration of areas of interest, where possible and subject to the student meeting established requirements. Nursing and other electives further the development of specific areas of focus related to clinical practice choices.


 

Compressed Program


The compressed program leading to an Honours degree in Nursing (B.Sc.N.) consists of 20 credits with at least 12 credits in Nursing. 1.0 credit consisting of PSYC 1010Y (101) or PSYC 1020H (102H) and 1030H (103H) or approved equivalent is required (minimum grades of 60%). Students will normally have a minimum of 2.0 1000-level elective credits and 1.0 2000-level elective credit previously completed. The program must include:

Year 1 (including Spring/Summer Session)

  • 4.5 NURS credits consisting of NURS 1000H, 1001H, 1002H, 1020H, 2001H, 2003H, 2021H, 2031H, 2550H

  • 1.5 credits consisting of BIOL 1050H, 1051H, BIOL–CHEM 1550H,

  • 0.5 credit elective at the 3000 level or beyond

Year 2 (including Spring/Summer Session)
    

  • 6.0 NURS credits consisting NURS 2000H, NURS 2020H, NURS 3000H, NURS 3001H, NURS 3004H, NURS 3020H, NURS 3021H, NURS 3031H, NURS-BIOL 3550H, NURS 4020C

  • 0.5 credit consisting of one of BIOL – NURS 3560H , PHIL 2390H, PSYC 3560H, 3750H, SOCI-WMST 2430H

  • 0.5 credit elective at the 3000-leve or beyond

  • 0.5 NURS credit from one of Advanced Topics Group 1 or 2*

Year 3 (Fall only)


 

Post-Bridge PN to B.Sc.N. Pathway


The post-bridge PN to B.Sc.N. pathway leading to an Honours degree in Nursing (B.Sc.N.) consists of 20 credits with at least 12 credits in NURS. Upon completion of their RPN and approved bridge programs, students will normally have completed and received transfer credit for BIOL 1050H, 1051H, BIOL-CHEM 1550H, NURS 1000H, 1001H, 1002H, 1020H, 2001H, 2021H, 2550H, 3021H, PSYC 1020H, 1030H, 2.0 elective credits at 1000-level and 0.5 credit elective at 2000-level. The program must include:

Year 1 (including Fall, Winter and Summer Session)

  • 3.0 NURS credits consisting of NURS 2000H, 2003H, 2020H, 2031H, 3000H, 3020H, 3001H, 3004H, 3005H, 3031H, NURS-BIOL 3550H

  • 0.5 credit consisting of one of BIOL – NURS 3560H , PHIL 2390H, PSYC 3560H, 3750H, SOCI-WMST 2430H

  • 0.5 credit elective at the 2000 level or beyond

Year 2 (including Fall and Winter Session)
 

 


*Advanced Topics

All students are required to take at least 0.5 credit from each of the advanced topics groupings listed below:

  • Advanced Topic Group 1: NURS 4011H/4012H, 4100H, 4102H, 4103H, 4104H, 4105H, 4106H, NURS 4108H, NURS–ERSC/ERSC–INDG 4740Y

  • Advanced Topic Group 2: NURS 4011H/4012H, 4201H, 4203H, 4204H, 4205H, 4207H, NURS-WMST 4208H, NURS–ERSC/ERST–INDG 4740Y

Please consult the academic timetable, available through myTrent, for information on courses that will be offered and when they will be scheduled for a given academic year.