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Nursing

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Gain the knowledge and skills necessary to practice as a Registered Nurse through theory courses, professional practice, case-based learning and simulated clinical education. Develop clinical skills and confidence in a lab setting in one of our state-of-the-art simulation suites before embarking on your first practical placement.

Learn from faculty with varied backgrounds and diverse interests in areas such as mental health, homelessness, health informatics and technology, pediatric health, global health, aging and rural health.

Get a head start on your career with our Accelerated Year 4 option that allows some students to graduate one semester early. Join the Canadian Nursing Students’ Association, the national voice of nursing students in Canada.

Study what you love

Western's Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing offers two ways for you to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) degree. Find out which one is right for you.

Western-Fanshawe Collaborative BScN
Admission to this four-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree (BScN) program is based on secondary school prerequisites (or equivalents). This program is offered at both Western and Fanshawe College, with the same curriculum taught at each site.

Compressed Time Frame (CTF) BScN
Offered at Western only, the 19-month CTF program is designed for students who already hold a university degree or have completed at least two years of university study.

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