NursingWestern Health Sciences

Curriculum Pre-2012 Entry

BScN Curriculum

The curriculum listed below relates to students who entered the program in the the fall 2011 semester or before. The curriculum was modified for students that enrolled in fall 2012 or later.

For more information about the courses listed below, consult the Western Academic Calendar.

Year 1

  • Nursing 1150A - Introduction to Professional Practice
  • Nursing 1151 - Health and Chronic Health Challenges
  • Nursing 1152B - Professional Practice 1: Caring for Adults with Chronic Health Challenges
  • Nursing 1153 - Self and Others: Self Awareness and Interpersonal Relationships
  • Health Sciences 2330A/B - Systemic and Functional Anatomy
  • Physiology 1020 - Human Physiology
  • Foods & Nutrition 1021

Year 2

  • Nursing 2253A - Self and Others: Helping Relationships
  • Nursing 2254B - Professional Development I: The Nursing Professional
  • Nursing 2255A/B - Adult Episodic Health Challenges
  • Nursing 2256Q/R/S/T - Episodic Health Issues for Children
  • Nursing 2257Q/R/S/T - Episodic Mental Health Illness
  • Nursing 2262A/B - Nursing Practice II: Adult Episodic Health Challenges
  • Nursing 2263Q/R/S/T - Nursing Practice II: Child Health
  • Nursing 2264Q/R/S/T - Nursing Practice II: Mental Health
  • Pharmacology & Toxicology 2060A/B - Introductory Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Pathology 2420A - Pathology for Nursing Students
  • 1.0 full course elective*

Year 3

  • Nursing 3318A/B - Elementary Statistics
  • Nursing 3319A/B - Research Methodology in Nursing
  • Nursing 3361A/B - Promoting the Health of Communities
  • Nursing 3362A/B - Professional Practice in Communities
  • Nursing 3371A/B - Promoting the Health of Families
  • Nursing 3372A/B - Professional Practice in Families
  • Microbiology & Immunology 3810 - Microbiology & Immunology for Nursing Students
  • 1.0 full course elective*

Year 4

  • Nursing 4412W - Professional Development III: Nurses Influencing Change
  • Nursing 4420W - Focused Clinical Concepts
  • Nursing 4430Y - Simulated Clinical Practices
  • Nursing 4431Y - Applied Professional Practices
  • Nursing 4496X - Integrative Practicum - A Synthesis
  • 1.0 full course elective (2 first-term, half-courses are required)*

*Electives must be selected from courses at the 1000-level or above and two electives must be at the 2000-level or above.

Full-Time Study

The above is the normal course load. In exceptional circumstances and only with special permission of the Dean, (special permissions may be issued by the Academic Counsellor on behalf of the Dean), a student may make modifications to this course load.