The purpose of our nursing programs is to educate nurses to work with individuals, families, groups and communities from a health promotion perspective and with an ethic of caring.
The programs assist students to develop sensitivity to people's experiences with health and healing. Students will learn to work as partners with clients and with other health care providers. Through their understanding of and participation in the changing health care system, graduates will be active participants in creating health for all.
In this section
- Graduate Nurse Qualifying: Certificate of Completion
- Graduate Nurse, Internationally Educated Re-entry: Certificate
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Advanced Entry
- Degree Completion for Registered Nurses
Our nursing programs are recognized by the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) which is the regulatory body for registered nurses in the province. Students considering a career in nursing must meet the English and Requisite Skills and Abilities for practicing nurses as set out by the CRNBC. To learn more visit:
Upon successful completion of the nursing program and success in passing the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for Registered Nurses, graduates will be eligible to apply to practice as a registered nurse in British Columbia.
Graduates of the nursing programs will be prepared to function as team members in non-specialized/specialized acute care, intermediate and/or long term care hospitals, clinics, home care agencies, and community health agencies.