Head Nurses and Supervisors

(NOC 3151)

What do Head Nurses and Supervisors do?

Head nurses and supervisors supervise and co-ordinate the activities of registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and other nursing personnel in the provision of patient care.

How to become: Head Nurses and Supervisors

Completion of a university, college or other approved registered nursing program is required.

Courses in management studies such as the Nursing Unit Administration Course offered by the Canadian Hospital Association or other degree, diploma, certificate or studies in management or administration may be required.

Registration as a registered nurse by a provincial or territorial regulatory body or, in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia, provincial registration as a registered psychiatric nurse is required.

Clinical experience as a registered nurse is required.

Where to study for a career as: Head Nurses and Supervisors

Trent University
Peterborough, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Nursing (Compressed) (B.Sc.N.) Bachelor
Post-bridge RPN to B.Sc.N Bachelor
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Ontario Tech University
Oshawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Nursing - Collaborative Bachelor; Honours
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Durham College
Oshawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Nursing - Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) (Hons) Bachelor; Honours
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Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Nursing Bachelor; Honours
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Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Bachelor
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Modified on January 26, 2022

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