Nursing BScN | St. Clair College
Program Code: K950
Status: Waitlisted
Four Year - Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Delivered in collaboration with University of Windsor
Starts: September
Contact:
Windsor - Year 1
Gina Bondy
519-972-2727 ext. 5449
Windsor - Year 2
Deborah Ferrari
519-972-2727 ext. 5307
Windsor - Year 4
Kim Smallhorn
519-972-2727 ext. 4893
Chatham - Year 1 & 4
Linda MacDougall
519-354-9714 ext. 3902
Chatham - Year 2 & 4
Michele Rice
519-354-9714 ext. 3251

Mandatory Clinical Clearance

*Needs to be completed in the Summer before school starts.

Visit the Clinical Placement Requirements page for more information.

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 Windsor Campus at 519-972-2727 ext. 4227, Chatham Campus at 519-354-9100 ext. 3244, or the Chair of the School of Nursing, Linda Watson, at either campus Ex. 3233.

First-Year Students

Year 1 Collaborative Nursing orientation (nonmandatory)  will be on Thursday, September 3, 2020, from 11am to 12pm. This orientation will be delivered remotely.  Students should check the website frequently regarding the delivery of the orientation.

Returning Students

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.

 

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.

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.

Important Information

This is an OVERSUBSCRIBED program. Apply by February 1 to be considered for this program. See Admission Procedures for details.

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.

Field/Clinical Placements

  • 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

Health/Clinical Placement Requirements

Entering Year 1
Mandatory Medical Requirements - Section A
Mandatory Non-Medical Requirements - Section B
  • Current CPR BLS level C with AED (annual renewal is required regardless of the expiry date on the card)
  • Standard First Aid
  • N95 Mask Fit Testing (completed every two years)
  • Vulnerable Sector Police Check (annual) AND Photo ID required with birthdate (e.g. Driver's License)
  • Annual Police Clearance Requirements
Returning Year 2
Mandatory Medical Requirements - Section A
  • Tuberculosis Screening - 1 step if you can produce prior documentation of having 2 step screening done; otherwise 2 step is required
Mandatory Non-Medical Requirements - Section B
  • Current CPR BLS level C with AED (annual renewal is required regardless of the expiry date on the card)
  • N95 Mask Fit Testing (completed every two years)
  • Vulnerable Sector Police Check (annual) AND Photo ID required with birthdate (e.g. Driver's License)
  • Annual Police Clearance Requirements

Courses

The curriculum below is for incoming students:

Semester 1 at St. Clair College
Code Title Credits
NURS1100
Professional Nursing I
3
NURS1900
Writing For The Professional Nurse
3
NURS1210
Human Anatomy & Physiology I
3
NURS1511
Experiential Learning Lab I
1
BIOL1073
Microbiology
3
Semester 2 at St. Clair College
Code Title Credits
NURS1120
Professional Nursing II
3
NRS63177
Human Anatomy/Human Physiology II
3
NURS1521
Experiential Learning Lab II
1
NURS1410
Holistic Health Assessment I
3
NURS1512
Clinical Practicum I
1
NURS1310
Pharmacology And Medication Management I
3
NURS1612
Consolidated Practicum I
3

*NURS1512 Actual Course Credits: 1.5.

**NURS1612 will be taught Intersession.

Semester 3 at St. Clair College
Code Title Credits
NURS2130
Professional Nursing III
3
NURS2531
Experiential Learning Lab III
1
NURS2420
Holistic Health Assessment II
3
NURS2522
Clinical Practicum II
3
NURS2810
Adult Health And Health Alterations I
3
NURS2320
Pharmacology And Medicaton Management II
3
PSYC3390
Health Psychology
3
Semester 4 at St. Clair College
Code Title Credits
NURS2541
Experiential Learning Lab IV
1
NURS2532
Clinical Practicum III
3
NURS2820
Adult Health And Health Alterations II
3
NURS2920
Maternal And Newborn Care
3
NURS2250
Basic Quantitative Methods In Social Science
3
NURS2520
Psychiatric And Mental Health
3
NURS2622
Consolidated Practicum II
3

*NURS2622 will be taught Intersession.

Semester 5 at the University of Windsor
Code Title Credits
NURS3551
Experiential Learning Lab V
0
NURS3542
Clinical Practicum IV
3
NURS3830
Adult Health and Health Alterations III
3
NURS3940
Care of Children and Youth
3
NURS3950
Nursing Research
3
NURS3960
Community as Client
3

*NURS3551 Actual Course Credits: 0.5.

Semester 6 at the University of Windsor
Code Title Credits
NURS3140
Professional Nursing IV
3
NURS3561
Experiential Learning Lab VI
0
NURS3552
Clinical Practicum V
3
NURS3840
Adult Health and Health Alterations IV
3
NURS3970
Care of the Older Adult
3
Arts Option
3
NURS3632
Consolidated Practicum III
3

*NURS3561 Actual Course Credits: 0.5.

**NURS3632 will be taught Intercession.

Semester 7 at the University of Windsor
Code Title Credits
NURS4150
Professional Nursing V
3
NURS4571
Experiential Learning Lab VII
0
NURS4980
Pallative Care
3
NURS4990
Global Health
3
NURS4572
Integrated Clinical Practicum: Hospital Experience
6
Choose one of:
NURS4000
Nurse Speciality Option
3
NURS4562
Integrated Clinical Practicum:Community Experience
6

*NURS4571 Actual Course Credits: 0.5.

Semester 8 at St. Clair College
Code Title Credits
NURS4150
Professional Nursing V
3
NURS4571
Experiential Learning Lab VII
0
NURS4980
Pallative Care
3
NURS4990
Global Health
3
NURS4572
Integrated Clinical Practicum: Hospital Experience
6
Choose one of:
NURS4000
Nurse Speciality Option
3
NURS4562
Integrated Clinical Practicum:Community Experience
6

*NURS4571 Actual Course Credits: 0.5.

Your Investment

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

2020-2021 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.

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Additional Information

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.