NursingWestern Health Sciences

Curriculum and Progression Requirements

Compressed BScN Curriculum

The Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing is committed to providing students with the best possible learning experience. The 19 months of the Compressed Time Frame (CTF) Program span two academic years. Students take courses in the summer of the first year of the CTF program, before completing two terms of courses in the second year.

Level 1: September to December

  • Nursing 1200W/X – Foundations of Nursing Practice
  • Nursing 1220W/X – Health Assessment and Health Promotion
  • Nursing 1225A/B – Health Assessment
  • Pathology 2420A – Pathology for Nursing Students
  • Microbiology & Immunology 3820A – Microbiology and Immunology for Nursing Students

Level 2: January to April

  • Nursing 2400A/B – Family and Community Health
  • Nursing 2500Q/R/S/T – Professional Practice: Medication Administration
  • Nursing 2600A/B – Mental Health Care
  • Nursing 2660Q/R/S/T – Professional Practice: Mental Health
  • Pharmacology 2060B – Introductory Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Level 3: May to July

  • Nursing 2250A/B - Ways of Knowing: Research (pending approval)
  • Nursing 3600W/X – Clients with Health Challenges
  • Nursing 3700Q/R/S/T – Professional Practice I: Clients with Health Challenges
  • Nursing 3800Q/R/S/T – Professional Practice II: Clients with Health Challenges
  • Nursing 3900A/B – Professional Practice III: Clients with Health Challenges

Level 4a: September to December (for students entering the program prior to Fall 2016)

  • Nursing 3319A – Research Methodology in Nursing
  • Nursing 4320A/B – Professional, Ethical and Legal Obligations: A Critical Approach
  • Nursing 4400A/B – Advanced Concepts for Professional Practice
  • Nursing 4410A/B – Professional Practice: Clients with Complex Health Challenges
  • Nursing 4440A/B – Future Directions for Nursing & Health Care

Level 4b: September to December (for students entering the program in Fall 2016)

  • Nursing 2240F/G – Introduction to Health Informatics in Nursing
  • Nursing 3310A/B – Health in a Global Context
  • Nursing 4320A/B – Professional, Ethical and Legal Obligations: A Critical Approach
  • Nursing 4400A/B – Advanced Concepts for Professional Practice
  • Nursing 4410A/B – Professional Practice: Clients with Complex Health Challenges
  • Nursing 4440A/B – Future Directions for Nursing & Health Care

Level 5: January to April

  • Nursing 4461W/X – Professional Practice: Integrative Practicum

Progression Requirements

All students in the BScN CTF Program must: