Students who successfully complete the S122 bridging program will be eligible to apply to a (post-bridge) nursing degree program delivered by Trent University at George Brown College's Daphne Cockwell Centre for Health Sciences, located at the Waterfront Campus. NOTE: This program is offered under the terms of the Trent-George Brown College Agreement. Therefore, request for transfer to the Trent campus will not be considered.
To be eligible for admission to the S122 program, you must:
1. Be a Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) in good standing without practice limitations with the College of Nurses of Ontario
2. Have graduated from a two-year community college PN program in Ontario with a minimum cumulative average of 75% and not less than 70% in any element of the PN program for which advanced standing credit will be assigned by Trent.
Note: Candidates who do not meet criterion #2 (for example, those who graduated from a one-year community college program and subsequently upgraded to a diploma) may be considered on a case-by-case basis, at the discretion of the Admissions Sub-Committee.
To be eligible for admission to the Post-Bridge BScN Pathway (Trent University), you must:
1. Have met the above criteria for admission to the bridging program (S122- see above)
2. Have graduated from the approved RPN Bridge program with a minimum cumulative average grade of 75% and not less than 70% grade in any element of the Bridging program for which advanced standing credit will be assigned by Trent University.
The Post-Bridge B.Sc.N. pathway at Trent University, leading to an Honours degree in Nursing (B.Sc.N.), consists of 20 credits with at least 12 credits in NURS. Upon completion of their RPN and approved bridge programs, students will normally have completed and received transfer credit for BIOL 1050H, 1051H, BIOL-CHEM 1550H, NURS 1000H, 1001H, 1002H, 1020H, 2001H, 2021H, 2550H, 3021H, PSYC 1020H, 1030H, 2.0 elective credits at 1000-level and 0.5 credit elective at 2000-level. The Trent program must include:
Trent BScN Program Delivered at the GBC Campus
Year 1 (including Fall Term and Winter Sessions)
NURS2000H Health Promotion and Population Health
NURS2020H Community Based Practice
NURS2003H Nursing Therapeutics and Disease
NURS2031 Quantitative Research for Health Care Professionals
Electives Credit (2000 Level or higher)
NUS3005H Role Transition RPN to RN
NURS3031H Qualitative Research for Health Care Providers
NURS3001H Living with Chronic Disease
NURS3004H Nurse as a Leader and Advocate
NURS-Biol3550H Pharmacology Health Science
NURS 3000H Experience Acute Illness
NURS3020H Clinical Practice Focused on Acute Care
ELECTIVE: NURS-BIOL 3560, or PHIL2390H, or PSY3560H or PSYC3560H or PSYC3750H or Soci-WMST2450H
NURS4020C Independent Nursing Practice
Advanced Topic Groups 1 or 2
ELECTIVE Credit (3000 Level or higher)
NURS4021 or NURS 4022C Independent Nursing Practice
Advanced Topic Group 1 or 2 (alternate to Semester 4)