RPN Stream (within CTF Program)

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Designed for Registered Practical Nurses (RPNs) with a minimum of 5.0 university credits, this 19-month program prepares graduates for careers as Registered Nurses (RN) and qualifies them to apply for registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario.

The RPN Stream is part of the Compressed Time Frame Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) program.

Program Highlights

  • Students study for 5 consecutive terms (only full-time registration is offered)
  • The program commences in September (year 1) and concludes in April (year 2)
  • Funding, up to $10,000 per year, is available through the Bridging Educational Grant in Nursing
  • Program is eligible for the Ontario government’s Learn & Stay Grant

Application Deadline: March 29, 2024

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Admission Requirements

Interested in enhancing your ability to impact the health and wellness of people around the world? Take the first step and discover how to apply for admission to the RPN Stream of the Compressed Time Frame BScN Program.

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Curriculum and Program Timeline

The 19-month curriculum of the Compressed Time Frame BScN Program spans two academic years and combines a variety of classroom learning experiences with practical placement opportunities.

Have Questions?

Admission Questions

If you have questions about admission requirements and/or your application, these questions should be directed to Western’s Undergraduate Admissions department at welcome@uwo.ca.

Program Questions

If you have questions about our RPN Stream in the CTF program, our academic advisor is happy to answer program questions, by email or by appointment. See the Academic Advising page for contact information.

Please Note:

Unless otherwise specified, students in the Compressed Time Frame BScN Program will adhere to the undergraduate program policies.

Enrolment in the nursing courses is limited. Western is unable to guarantee registration in any particular course and reserves the right to withdraw course offerings.