The Collaborative Nursing program is an accredited four-year degree between Fanshawe College and Western University, leading to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree (BScN). Graduates are eligible to apply for registration as a registered nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
You’ll study for two years at Fanshawe and two at Western University learning from experienced nurses who have worked in busy emergency rooms and doctor’s offices; professionals who know the ropes and are eager to pass on their knowledge.
You’ll learn by working collaboratively and cooperatively with faculty in a state-of-the-art clinical education suite. This program also utilizes simulation learning. Learn more about our simulation labs.
You’ll complete a 12-week clinical placement in your final term where you’ll partner with a registered nurse in one of London's exceptional health care facilities.
The curriculum emphasizes a broad perspective of health and healing, health promotion and the ethic of caring. It takes into account health care needs in society and a changing health care system. The program educates nurses to work with individuals, families, groups and communities in diverse settings, enabling students to develop sensitivity to peoples' diverse experiences with health, healing and illness. Students learn to work in partnership with clients and inter-professional health care providers, while actively participating in their own learning.
When you graduate, you’ll be eligible to write the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) – the entry-to-practice to become registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario –giving you the ability to work in a healthcare facility anywhere in the province.For admissions questions, please contact the Office of the Registrar Advising Centre at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-452-4277.