The program provides rigorous academic preparation based on theory, research, and practice to address health-related phenomena experienced by individuals, families, groups and communities.
The School of Nursing is committed to assisting students to achieve the following objectives:
The Diploma is offered in English and French as a post master’s degree option on a full-time or part-time basis. According to university regulations, students have the right to use French or English in their dealings with the Central Administration and the General Services and with the administration of the faculty or school where they are registered. Except in language courses, students have the right to produce their work and answer examination questions in the official language of their choice (either English or French).
Courses are offered using a combination of face-to-face and distance modalities. Clinical placements must occur within the geographical zone/catchment of the Ottawa area.
Candidates for the Primary Health Care for Nurse Practitioners Diploma will be considered for admission under the general regulations of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (FGPS).
The admission requirements are as follows:
Please note that all students admitted to the School of Nursing must comply with the immunization regulations of the Faculty of Health Sciences - (immunization, CPR) prior to registration.