Nursing BScN
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Centre for Applied Health Sciences, Windsor CASN/ACESI Accredited
  • 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:

The clinical clearance process has changed this year and will be handled in-house at St. Clair College. If you have any questions please contact the nursing office at South Campus at 519-972-2727 Ex 4227, Thames Campus at 519-354-9100 Ex 3244, or the Chair of the School of Nursing, Linda Watson, at either campus Ex. 3233.

For details:

Health/Clinical Placement Requirements

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
OSSD with 6 Grade 12 (U/M) courses including Grade 12 English (ENG4U) with a minimum of 65%, Chemistry (SCH4U) and Biology (SBI4U) with an overall average of 70% or better (with a minimum of 70% in both Chemistry and Biology) and Grade 12 Math (U) or (C) is required for admissions.

OR the Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees certificate.

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.

Applicants NOT currently attending high school must complete an APPLICANT PROFILE.

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. Nursing students will be able to care for individual clients or groups, including family members and significant others. Students will make clinical decisions and exercise judgement in giving care to clients. Graduates will be eligible to write the National Council Licensure Examination - Registered Nurse (NCLEX - RN) to achieve professional status of Registered Nurse in Canada.

CAREER 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.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS
  • Program Physical Demands Analysis: H850 / K950
  • Student clinical placements are assigned. Student personal requests for placement cannot be accommodated
    • Windsor students may be placed anywhere in Windsor and Essex county
    • Chatham students may be placed anywhere in Chatham and Kent county
  • Clinical placement schedules may include shifts on days, afternoons, weekends and holidays throughout the program based on clinical need and agency availability
  • Students are responsible for their own travel and costs to clinical placements
  • Students are responsible for the cost of scrub uniforms/footwear and other incidentals as required
  • Simulation Technology

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

2019-2020 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
NURS1110
3
Professional Nursing I
NURS1900
3
Writing for the Professional Nurse
NURS1210
3
Human Anatomy and Physiology I
NURS1511
1
Experiential Learning Lab I
BIOL1073
3
Microbiology


Semester 2 at St. Clair College
NURS1120
3
Professional Nursing II
NURS1220
3
Human Anatomy and Physiology II
NURS1521
1
Experiential Learning Lab II
NURS1410
3
Holistic Health Assessment I
NURS1512
1.5
Clinical Practicum I
NURS1310
3

Pharmacology and Medication Management I
NURS1612
3
Consolidated Practicum I (Intersession)

Semester 3 at St. Clair College
NURS2130
3
Professional Nursing III
NURS2531
1
Experiential Learning Lab III
NURS2420
3
Holistic Health Assessment II
NURS2522
3
Clinical Practicum II
NURS2810
3
Adult Health and Health Alterations I
NURS2320
3

Pharmacology and Medication Management II
PSYC3390
3
Health Psychology




Semester 4 at St. Clair College
NURS2541
1
Experiential Learning Lab IV
NURS2532
3
Clinical Practicum III
NURS2820
3
Adult Health and Health Alterations II
NURS2920
3
Maternal and Newborn Care
NRS02250
3

Basic Quantitative Methods in Social Science
NURS2520
3
Psychiatric and Mental Health
NURS2622
3
Consolidated Practicum II (Intersession)

Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 5 at the University of Windsor
NURS3551
0.5
Experiential Learning Lab V
NURS3542
3
Clinical Practicum IV
NURS3830
3
Adult Health and Health Alterations III
NURS3940
3
Care of Children and Youth
NURS3950
3
Nursing Research
NURS3960
3
Community as Client

Semester 6 at the University of Windsor
NURS3140
3
Professional Nursing IV
NURS3561
0.5
Experiential Learning Lab VI
NURS3552
3
Clinical Practicum V
NURS3840
3
Adult Health and Health Alterations IV
NURS3970
3
Care of the Older Adult
 
3
Arts Option
NURS3632
3
Consolidated Practicum III (Intersession)


Semester 7 at the University of Windsor
NURS4150
3
Professional Nursing V
NURS4571
0.5
Experiential Learning Lab VII
NURS4980
3
Palliative Care
NURS4990
3
Global Health
NURS4000
3

Nurse Speciality Option

OR

NURS4562
6

Integrated Clinical Practicum: Community Experience
NURS4572
6

Integrated Clinical Practicum:Hospital Experience

Semester 8 at St. Clair College
NURS4150
3
Professional Nursing V
NURS4571
0.5
Experiential Learning Lab VII
NURS4980
3
Palliative Care
NURS4990
3
Global Health
NURS4000
3

Nurse Speciality Option

OR

NURS4562
6

Integrated Clinical Practicum: Community Experience
NURS4572
6

Integrated Clinical Practicum:Hospital Experience


Notice of Use, Collection and Disclosure

To: Students registered in the Collaborative Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BScN) program at St. Clair College-Windsor and Thames Campuses, the University of Windsor, and Lambton College.

St. Clair College collects personal information about you under the authority of the University of Windsor Act 1962. Your personal information is collected, used, and disclosed for the purposes of administering the Collaborative BScN between the St. Clair College, University of Windsor, and Lambton College and will be shared between the institutions as necessary to ensure the program’s integrity. This may include the sharing of information concerning your grades, attendance, conduct and any other information relating to your program of study at the St. Clair College, and/or University of Windsor and/or Lambton College, which may be reasonably necessary. For questions concerning the collection, use, or disclosure of personal information, please contact the Registrar’s Office, 2000 Talbot Rd. West, Windsor ON, N9A 6S4, (519) 972-2759.