Quick Facts about the Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing (BPN) Program
The full-time Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing (BSN) Program is developed in the context of psychiatric nursing theory based on best practice and the therapeutic use of self in interpersonal relationships. The core concepts of the program include client centeredness, being, situatedness, choice, professionalism, and teaching and learning. Diversity and equality are additional values running throughout the entire curriculum. This "ecological" theme considers the impact of the environment, social determinants of health, definitions of health, and prevention and promotion on a person's well-being.
Why enrol in KPU's BPN Program?
This program is recognized by the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
Students will be directly involved with clients in their homes and in institutional and community settings in each semester.
Graduates will be eligible to apply to write the national examination to obtain registration to practice as Registered Psychiatric Nurses in British Columbia.