Nursing BScN
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Centre for Applied Health Sciences, Windsor
  • Program Length:
  • Four Year - Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN)
    Delivered in collaboration with University of Windsor
  • Starts:
  • September
To all NEW (entering) and RETURNING students:

All new and returning students need to be cleared for attendance in the clinical setting. This clearance involves meeting both medical and non-medical requirements. Please see the box below outlining the clearance that is required per semester of your program. Your medical and non-medical documents will be reviewed with you to ensure you meet the requirements to attend clinical at our placement sites. Please check back to this website for more details regarding dates and times by June 15th, 2016.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
OSSD with 6 Grade 12 (U/M) courses including Grade 12 English (ENG4U), Chemistry (SCH4U) and Biology (SBI4U) with an overall average of 70% or better (with a minimum of 70% in both Chemistry and Biology). Grade 12 (U) or (C) Math is also required*. (*Fall 2017)

Mature students - See Admission Procedures for details.

IMPORTANT NOTE - This is an OVERSUBSCRIBED program. Important information about how applicants are ranked for entry into this program can be found here.

For more information, see the Collaborative Nursing Admission Guidelines document found on the Admission Procedures page.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The College of Nurses of Ontario Registration Regulations requires them to examine and possibly refuse/restrict registration of nurses with the following: Any convictions of a criminal offense or an offense under the Narcotic Control Act or the Food and Drug Act: A physical or mental condition/disorder that makes it desirable in the public interest that he/ she not practice: Lack of Canadian citizenship, permanent residence or lack of authorization under the immigration act to practice nursing.

Applicants whose native language is not English MUST take an English Proficiency test - contact the College for details.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
The Nursing degree program is designed to prepare students to provide nursing care in a variety of settings. Graduates will work within the scope of nursing practice and in accordance with the regulations of the College of Nurses of Ontario. As a nursing student, you will be caring for individual clients or groups, including family members and significant others. You will make clinical decisions and exercise judgment in giving care to clients. Once you have graduated you will be eligible to write the CNATS to achieve professional status of Registered Nurse in Canada.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
The current nursing shortage has resulted in numerous opportunities for graduates in a variety of health care settings: private homes, private practice, long-term care facilities, community health care agencies, hospitals and physicians' offices.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Health/Clinical Placement Requirements

YOUR INVESTMENT
The standard tuition and compulsory fees for the current academic year:

2016-2017 Tuition Fees

For programs with Experiential Learning (Work Placement/Internship): Costs for accommodation, if needed, travel and related expenses is at the student's own expense. It is recommended for most programs, that students have access to a laptop or desktop computer while away from home during experiential learning periods.

Textbooks and other materials are in addition to Tuition Fees. Textbook prices may be found through the Bookstore website.

Please be aware that tuition and compulsory fees are subject to adjustment each year. The College reserves the right to change, amend or alter fees as necessary without notice or prejudice.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE REQUIREMENTS


Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 1 at St. Clair College
NRS63172
3
Clinical Nursing Experience
NRS46115
3
Intro to Psychology
NRS63171
3
Intro. To Nursing I
NRS63166
3
Health Assessment I
NRS63175
3
Human Anatomy/Human Physiology


Semester 2 at St. Clair College
NRS63173
3
Intro to Nursing II
NRS63174
3
Clinical Nursing Experience
NRS59191
3

Organic & Biological Chemistry for Health Science
NRS63176
3
Health Assessment II
NRS63177
3
Human Anatomy/Human Physiology II


Semester 3 at St. Clair College
NRS63271
3
Family Health
NRS63272
3
Clinical Nursing Experience
NRS63273
3

Nursing Care of Clients with Episodic & Long Term Needs
NRS55237
3
Intro. Microbiology
NRS63279
3
Pharmacology in Nursing Practice

Semester 4 at St. Clair College
NRS63274
3
Clinical Nursing Experience
NRS63275
3

Family Health: Child Bearing and Child Rearing Families
NRS63277
3

Nursing Care of Children and Youth w/Episodic & Long term Health Needs
NRS55351
3
Medical Microbiology
NRS63278
6
Clinical Nursing Experience (Intersession)
NRS02250
3

Basic Quantitative Methods in Social Science
NRS46116
3


Introduction to Psychology as a Social Science
OR
 
 
University Level Open Elective

Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 5 at the University of Windsor
NRS63371
3
Families Experiencing Crisis
NRS63372
10
Clinical Nursing Experience
NRS63373
3

Nursing Care of Clients with Complex Health Problems
NRS63377
3
Nursing Research
NRS63391
3
Basic Human Nutrition

Semester 6 at the University of Windsor
NRS63374
10
Clinical Nursing Experience
NRS63375
3

Nursing Care of Clients with Complex Health Problems II
NRS63389
3
Community as Client
One Nursing Option (Contact the Faculty of Nursing for a list of approved Nursing options.)
One Arts option
One Open option
NRS63378
11
Clinical Nursing Experience (Intersession)

Semester 7 at the University of Windsor
NRS63472
2



Clinical Nursing Experience
- Hospital (192 hrs)*

OR

NRS63476
2

Clinical Nursing Experience
- Community (192 hrs)*
NRS63473
3

Concepts of Leadership in Nursing Practice
NRS63479
3
Issues in Global Health

Semester 8 at St. Clair College
NRS63472
6


Clinical Nursing Experience
- Hospital (192 hrs)*

OR

NRS63476
6

Clinical Nursing Experience
- Community (192 hrs)*
NRS63481
6
Transition to Professional Practice

* If NRS63472 is taken in the Fall term, then NRS63476 is taken in the Winter term. If NRS63476 is taken in the Fall term, then NRS63472 is taken in the Winter term.