Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Nursing, Advanced Entry

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Program Information

School:Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Faculty:Faculty of Health
Degree:Bachelor; Online
Field of Study:Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Description:The program is recognized by the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC). The purpose of the program is to educate nurses to practice with a variety of clients in various settings, guided by a health promotion perspective and a capacity for effective relational engagement. Program courses are offered in a hybrid or blended course format through residencies at KPU, practice within health care agencies and communities, combined with distributed or online learning formats.

Through relational engagement, the program will 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. Students learn to be independent, accountable, reflective, self-directed, self-motivated, and life-long learners with questioning minds and familiarity with inquiry approaches to learning. They make decisions for nursing practice based on multiple ways of knowing such as critical thinking, intuition, research, and evaluation. Students learn to create and influence the future of nursing practice at political, social, and professional levels by responding to and anticipating changing needs of society. Students complete seven academic semesters to graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree.
URL:Nursing, Advanced Entry at Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Length:21 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $6,441
National: $6,441
Careers:Head Nurses and SupervisorsNurses (RNs)

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*68 to 71
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Once students have received a conditional offer of admission and before final admission to the program is granted, students must submit the following: CPR HealthCare Provider Level C (Note: CPR certification must remain current throughout the program and may be required annually by some practice agencies; a current Standard First Aid Certificate; and an acceptable Criminal Record Check through the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General's Criminal Records Review Program within six months prior to the start of the program.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 06, 2017

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