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

Theory-Based Courses

Professional Practice Courses

Level 2: January to April

Theory-Based Courses

Professional Practice Courses

  • Nursing 2500S/TProfessional Practice: Medication Administration
    • Lab-based course
  • Nursing 2660S/T – Professional Practice: Mental Health
    • Simulation-based course

Level 3: May to July

Theory-Based Courses

  • Nursing 2250A – Ways of Knowing: Research
  • Nursing 3600W – Clients with Health Challenges

Professional Practice Courses

  • Nursing 3700Q – Professional Practice I: Clients with Health Challenges
    • Lab-based course
  • Nursing 3800Q – Professional Practice II: Clients with Health Challenges
    • Simulation-based course
  • Nursing 3900B – Professional Practice III: Clients with Health Challenges
    • 144 placement hours

Level 4: September to December

Theory-Based Courses

  • Nursing 3310A – Health in a Global Context
  • Nursing 4320AProfessional, Ethical and Legal Obligations: A Critical Approach
  • Nursing 4400AAdvanced Concepts for Professional Practice
  • Nursing 4440AFuture Directions for Nursing & Health Care

Professional Practice

  • Nursing 4410AProfessional Practice: Clients with Complex Health Challenges
    • 144 placement hours

Level 5: January to April

Professional Practice Courses

  • Nursing 4461X Professional Practice: Integrative Practicum
    • 456 placement hours

Progression Requirements

All students in the BScN CTF Program must: