The Industry


With 55 hospitals, Toronto is the fourth largest medical community in North America and an international leader in medical expertise. George Brown College provides students for clinical placements within some of Canada's biggest and busiest hospitals and clinics. In this vibrant multicultural environment, our students also gain clinical experience in community-focused environments.

The Centre for Health Sciences also offers a variety of customized programs and training solutions to health care professionals that meet their needs for professional development and skills acquisitions within health care settings. Customized programs include:

  • Applied Medical Terminology
  • Community Workplace Safety
  • PSW Customized Training
  • Customer Service
  • Health Assessment
  • Community Based Nursing
  • Post Diploma Skills Upgrading
  • Post Certificate Skills Upgrading
  • Minimum Data Sets (MDS)
  • English Upgrading
  • Ergonomics for Computer Users
  • Primary Health Care
  • Leadership Skills
  • Management Development
  • Operating Room Nurse
  • Restorative Care
  • Microsoft Computer Training
  • Problem Solving/Decision Making
  • Strategic Planning
  • Back Injury Prevention
  • Effective Communication
  • Living With Dying
  • Team Building
  • Rural Based Nursing

Our Partners

Here are some companies we 've been proud to work with:

  • Access Alliance Multicultural CHC
  • Toronto Community Housing Corporation
  • Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care
  • City of Toronto
  • Toronto Community Care Access Centre
  • Scarborough Community Care Access
  • York Community Care Access Centre
  • Peel Community Care Access Centre
  • North York Community Care Access
  • Providence Centre
  • Bridgepoint Health
  • Lincoln Place
  • Barton Place
  • O'Neill Centre
  • Ryerson University
  • The Red Cross
  • Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
  • Montage Support Services
  • The Hospital for Sick Children
  • Etobicoke Community Care Access Centre
  • Rouge Valley Health System
  • Trillium Health Centre
  • Sunnybrook and Women's College Health
  • Sciences Centre
  • North York General Hospital
  • Keele and Lawrence Centre
  • Kent Industrial Training Advisory Committee
  • The Michener Institute
  • University Health Network

Advisory Committees

The Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN) is a voluntary organization that represents Canadian baccalaureate and graduate nursing programs. CASN serves as the accrediting body for George Brown College's collaborative Baccalaureate Program.

Accreditation of our collaborative Program guarantees that our graduates are eligible to write the provincial registration examinations administered by the College of Nurses of Ontario and practice as registered nurses in Ontario.

Placement Information

Students in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program are placed in an extensive range of traditional and non-traditional health care agencies and downtown-based academic health sciences centres. They're also placed in community health care settings within the broader Toronto area.

The Registered Practical Nursing program ensures clinical placements in community health care, nursing homes, rehabilitation centres, and acute care hospitals in the Greater Toronto Area. Students enrolled in the Personal Support Worker program are primarily placed in clinical settings that provide long-term and community health care.