Anticipated date for this program to receive its first cohort is May 1, 2023.
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing is a four-year program. It is offered jointly with two Ottawa-area colleges, and in both official languages. It seeks to prepare the next generation of nurses to offer quality nursing care and to assume leadership within the health care system.
Its mandate is to prepare generalist nurses:
- Who can work in any place offering nursing care,
- Who have developed effective communication skills,
- Who use their critical thinking and analytical skills at work and
- Who are open to lifelong learning.
This program also lead to graduate studies (MSc, MSc — PHCNP, PhD) in nursing sciences at the University of Ottawa.
This program is offered in English and in French.
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing can be completed through the following paths:
- Collaborative program with Algonquin College,
- Collaborative program with La Cité,
- Second entry program;
- Bridging program for Registered Practical Nurses.
The French immersion stream is available with this program.
The passing grade for all nursing (NSG) courses is C+.
Registration status options: This is a full-time program.
|Compulsory courses at the 1000 level:|
|HSS 1100||Microbiology and Immunology||3 Units|
|NSG 1110 Introduction to Nursing Science||3 Units|
|ANP 1111 Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology I||3 Units|
|NSG 1112 Nursing Communication||3 Units|
|NSG 1114 Health Assessment||2 Units|
|ANP 1115 Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology II||3 Units|
|NSG 1116 Diverse Populations and Health||3 Units|
|NSG 1118 Laboratory: Health Assessment||1 Unit|
|NSG 1130 Community and Population Health Nursing||3 Units|
|PSY 1101||Introduction to Psychology: Foundations||3 Units|
|Compulsory courses at the 2000 level:|
|HSS 2381||Quantitative Methods in Health Sciences: Continuous Variables||3 Units|
|NSG 2110 Nursing Care of Aging Populations||2 Units|
|NSG 2111 Perinatal Nursing||3 Units|
|NSG 2112 Laboratory: Nursing Care of Aging Populations||1 Unit|
|NSG 2114 Nursing Care of Adults with Acute and Chronic Physical Health Conditions I||3 Units|
|NSG 2115 Practicum: Nursing Care of Aging Populations||3 Units|
|NSG 2311 Laboratory: Perinatal Nursing||1.5 Units|
|NSG 2312 Practicum: Community and Population Health Nursing||3 Units|
|NSG 2314 Laboratory: Nursing Care of Adults with Acute and Chronic Physical Health Conditions I||1.5 Units|
|PSY 2114||Lifespan Psychology||3 Units|
|Compulsory Courses at the 3000 level:|
|NSG 3112 Theory and Research for Nursing||3 Units|
|NSG 3113 Nursing Care of Children and Their Families||3 Units|
|NSG 3117 Laboratory: Nursing Care of Children and Their Families||1.5 Units|
|NSG 3130 Nursing Care of Adults with Acute and Chronic Physical Health Conditions II||3 Units|
|NSG 3133 Practicum: Nursing Care of Adults with Acute and Chronic Physical Health Conditions I||3 Units|
|NSG 3310 Practicum: Nursing Care of Children and Their Families||3 Units|
|NSG 3312 Practicum: Perinatal Nursing||3 Units|
|NSG 3319 Mental Health Nursing||3 Units|
|NSG 3330 Laboratory: Nursing Care of Adults with Acute and Chronic Physical Health Conditions II||3 Units|
|NSG 3331 Laboratory: Mental Health Nursing||1.5 Units|
|NSG 3338 Practicum: Mental Health Nursing||3 Units|
|PHA 3112||Clinical Pharmacology||3 Units|
|Compulsory Courses at the 4000 level:|
|NSG 4111 Nursing Leadership in the Sociopolitical Context||3 Units|
|NSG 4113 Nursing Ethics||3 Units|
|NSG 4115 Consolidation of Knowledge in Nursing||3 Units|
|NSG 4220 Practicum: Nursing Care of Adults with Acute and Chronic Physical Health Conditions II||6 Units|
|NSG 4260 Practicum: Consolidation||9 Units|
|PHS 4300||Pathophysiology||3 Units|
|9 elective course units||9 Units|