Please call Lorna at 604-599-2232 to book your appointment to register for clinical
Faculty of Community and Health Studies
Interested in an increasingly complex and challenging career? Want to expand your opportunities through creative learning experiences? Kwantlen's Community and Health Studies programs may be what you are looking for. Our academic curriculum is grounded in the concepts of caring, collaboration, inclusion and development of healthier communities. Programs vary in length from four year bachelor degrees to five month citations.
This program prepares students to function as Registered Nurses (RNs) in acute care, intermediate and/or long term care, clinics, home care, and community agencies. Degree completion for practising RNs is included.
|Bachelor of Science In Nursing Information Sessions|
|The BSN information session provides an opportunity for prospective students to meet with faculty from the BSN program. In this session, we will review prerequisites and admission requirements, as well as the role of the nurse and the specifics about the nursing program. There is no preregistration required.|
|Monday, December 9, 2013||4:00 - 5:30 pm||Langley Campus, South Bldg, Room 2870|
The 27 month long BSN-PB program is taught using a hybrid or blended approach. Most courses are taught online, augmented by the use of iPads and other innovative technologies. The program also includes two two-week long residencies on the Langley campus as well as two full-time practice semesters in various health care agencies in the Lower Mainland.
|Bachelor of Science in Nursing Post Baccalaureate Information Sessions|
|The BSN-PB information session provides an opportunity for prospective students to meet with faculty from the BSN-PB program. In this session, we will review prerequisites and admission requirements, as well as the role of the nurse and the specifics about the nursing program. There is no preregistration required.|
|Monday, December 9, 2013||3:00 - 4:00 pm||Langley Campus, West Bldg, Rm 2875|
This program prepares learners to function as Registered Psychiatric Nurses (RPNs) in a broad range of settings that provide challenging and exciting opportunities in health care. This program includes degree completion for practicing RPNs.
BPN graduates may apply to enter Semester 3 of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Post Baccalaureate (BSN-PB) program.
Please Note: Applications for this program are being accepted between July 1 and November 30.
Who Should Attend
This information session is for prospective students. It is strongly recommended that all students considering applying to the Kwantlen BPN program attend one of these information/orientation sessions.
|Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing (BPN) Information Sessions|
The BPN information session provides an opportunity for prospective students to meet with faculty from the BPN program. In this session, we will review prerequisites and admission requirements, as well as the role of the psychiatric nurse and the specifics about the BPN nursing program. No preregistration is required.
|Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing (BPN) Information Session Dates|
|Monday, December 9, 2013||3:00 - 4:30 pm||Langley Campus, South Bldg, Room 1805|
Please be prompt. Due to the volume of information covered, attendees arriving more than 15 minutes late may be asked to reschedule for a later date. Please give yourself enough time to find parking and locate the building/room where the session will be held.
Parking: General Pay Parking in our school parking lot
www.kpu.ca for directions, campus map and parking information.
Name: Harjit Dhesi, Chair of the Admissions & Progressions Committee, BPN Program
The goal of the program is to prepare nurses for entry level critical care nursing practice in tertiary and community adult critical care areas. The learning outcomes incorporate the current standards for critical care nursing practice as defined by the Canadian Association of Critical Care Nurses (CACCN). The competencies tested in this program prepares the successful candidates for novice entry into adult Critical Care nursing practice and satisfies the qualifying requirements to write the Canadian Critical Care Nursing examination, administered by the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA). The content of the program incorporates the essential knowledge, skills and abilities required for safe and competent adult critical care nursing practice in British Columbia.
You will learn how to coordinate and communicate the various nursing unit activities in a hospital, which include maintaining patient chart records and how to process written doctor's orders.
|Health Unit Coordinator Information Sessions|
|Wednesday, December 11, 2013||7:00 - 8:30 pm||Langley Campus, East Bldg, Room 1645|
The Health Care Assistant Program is designed to provide students with opportunities to develop the knowledge, skills and values necessary to care for older adults and people with disabilities in their home and in facilities. HCAP graduates who complete the required co-requisite courses may apply to enter Semester 3 of the Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing (BPN) program.
|Health Care Assistant Program - Information Sessions|
|Tuesday, December 17, 2013||7:00 - 9:00 pm||Surrey Campus, Cedar Building, Room 1015|
These programs educate nurses to work with individuals, families, groups and communities from a health perspective and with an ethic of caring.
Become an education assistant, supporting students with diverse learning, behavioural and physical support needs to learn alongside their peers in the school system. Education Assistants are in demand province-wide, with Kwantlen among the leading institutions to offer comprehensive, evidence-based programming that is regularly responding to the needs in the community. To learn more about the SETA program, please attend an information session. (Attendance is a requirement of admission.)
|Special Education Teacher Assistant Information Sessions|
|Monday, December 2, 2013||7:00-9:00 pm||Surrey Campus, Room - FIr 128|
|Tuesday, January 21, 2014||7:00-9:00 pm||Surrey Conference Centre (A)|
|Tuesday, February 11, 2014||7:00-9:00 pm||Surrey Conference Centre (A)|
|Tuesday, March 11, 2014||7:00-9:00 pm||Surrey Cedar 2005|
Check for ongoing and new offerings. Registrants are encouraged to check for any last minute changes or updates. To register for any of our new and exciting Professional Studies Workshops, please download this Registration Form. Clearly print and forward your form to Lorna Wolfe via mail to Kwantlen Polytechnic University, c/o Lorna Wolfe, Professional Studies, 12666 72nd Avenue, Surrey, BC V3W 2M8.