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Nursing – Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) (Hons)

Nursing – Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) (Hons)

Nursing – Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) (Hons)

Nursing – Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) (Hons)

Nursing – Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) (Hons)

The collaborative nursing programs are a fully integrated partnership between Durham College, School of Health & Community Services; and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), Faculty of Health Sciences, Nursing, that will prepare you to assess and meet health care needs of society, and to develop and transmit knowledge about nursing practice and the human experience of health, illness and healing. Graduates of the nursing program are prepared to write the NCLEX-RN examination to become a registered nurse.

A third collaborative nursing program is a partnership between Durham College, School of Health & Community Services; UOIT, Faculty of Health Sciences, Nursing; and Georgian College (GC), School of Health and Wellness.

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Program Description (Laptop program)

The Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), in collaboration with Durham College, offers a BScN (Hons) program, which is designed to graduate professional nurses committed to excellence and innovation in assessing and meeting the nursing needs of society. You will develop and transmit knowledge regarding nursing practice and the human experience of health, illness and healing. A fully integrated Durham College/UOIT  partnership provides collaborative learning activities that will enable you to take an active role in your own learning. This strategy, combined with traditional methods, will prepare you for life-long learning, research and teamwork and provide the leadership skills essential for nursing practice. State-of-the-art nursing labs will provide you with practical, hands-on  experience in hospital and home-care settings and give you access to the latest technology, right at your fingertips.

UOIT MOBILE LEARNING PROGRAM

To ensure you are provided with an innovative learning environment and the advanced technology skills required in the workplace, this program requires the use of a laptop computer. Students receive a laptop from the UOIT Mobile Computing department and have immediate access to ongoing support and services through its Information Technology Support Centre.

Laptop users have access to wired and wireless connectivity on campus, the use of course and domain specific software,  printing services and a state-of-the art learning infrastructure to facilitate communication and collaboration. You will also be provided with online resources and in-person training programs to ensure you benefit from the laptop’s rich suite of software.

Please note: Laptops other than those provided by UOIT will not be supported in this program. For more details on the above courses and the mobile learning fees please see the UOIT calendar or visit www.uoit.ca/main/future-students.

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Admission Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent with minimum six 4U or 4M credits including English (ENG4U with a minimum grade of 60 per cent); Biology (SBI4U); Chemistry (SCH4U); and one of: Advanced Functions (MHF4U) (preferred); Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U) (preferred); or Data Management (MDM4U)

Student selection is determined through consideration of a wide range of criteria including school marks, distribution of subjects taken and performance in subjects relevant to the academic program. The specific average or standing required for admission varies from year to year. Possession of minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance. Preference will be given to applicants with the best qualifications.

Students interested in this collaborative BScN program should also review the College of Nurses of Ontario website (www.cno.org) to ensure an understanding and ability to meet the Standards of Practice (2002) upon graduation.

For complete information on the current admission requirements, please visit www.uoit.ca/programs.

POST-ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS:

  • Criminal Reference Check (CRC) with Vulnerable Sector Screening (required for each year of the program). Please note: If you cannot provide a clear CRC you may be denied the opportunity to enter placement, which will impact your ability to complete the full program and/or secure employment
  • Entry immunization forms and updated health information (required for first year only) with a Tuberculosis re-entry form required for returning students
  • Influenza vaccine (strongly recommended each year)
  • Level C or health care provider CPR certification/recertification (required every two years)
  • Mask-fit testing (required for first year only) with testing arranged through the college/university during the fall semester
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How to Apply

Students apply to this program through OUAC (www.ouac.on.ca).

Application code: DHN

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Career Options

WHAT YOU CAN DO WITH YOUR DEGREE:

  • Registered nurse
  • Clinical practice in diverse settings
  • Clinical education
  • Leadership in health administration and management
  • Research, including health and clinical data analysis
  • Health policy and health promotion
  • Graduate studies
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Course List & Descriptions

Courses and course descriptions are subject to change.

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Program Costs

For information on fees, please visit http://uoit.ca/main/current-students/money-matters/index.php.

Please note: fees are based on the 2016-2017 academic year and do not include textbooks. For more information please see Other fees to consider.

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Laptop Learning

To ensure you are provided with an innovative learning environment and the advanced technology skills required in the workplace, this program requires the use of a laptop computer. Students receive a laptop from the UOIT Mobile Computing department and have immediate access to ongoing support and services through its Information Technology Support Centre. 

Laptop users have access to wired and wireless connectivity on campus, the use of course and domain specific software, printing services and a state-of-the-art learning infrastructure to facilitate communication and collaboration. You will also be provided with online resources and in-person training programs to ensure you benefit from the laptop’s rich suite of software.

Please note: Laptops other than those provided by UOIT will not be supported in this program. For more details on the above courses and the mobile learning fees please see the UOIT calendar or visit http://uoit.ca/main/future-students/undergraduate/viewbooks.php.

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Clinical Placement

Students are provided with clinical placement experiences from the beginning of their respective programs that will prepare them to work with different populations across the life span in diverse settings in both acute care and community. In addition to field placements, you will utilize state-of-the-art nursing labs and simulated learning opportunities to gain practical, hands-on experience with the latest technology.

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Opportunities For Degree Completion Or Additional Credentials

Qualified graduates can apply to the Durham College's:

Qualified graduates may also be eligible to apply their academic credits toward further study through Durham College’s partnerships with many Canadian and international colleges and universities. 

Please visit the Transfer Guide for more information.

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PROGRAM AT-A-GLANCE
  • ontariocolleges.ca code: N/A
  • Program length: Eight semesters
  • Credential awarded: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) (Hons)
  • Location: Oshawa
  • School: School of Health & Community Services (HCS)
  • Intake Statuses
    • Program intake status is Open Open: September 2017
  • International Intake Statuses
    • Program intake status is Closed Closed: September 2017
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