New Learning Opportunities

Foundations in Nephrology Nursing Program

The Foundations in Nephrology Nursing program prepares Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses with the entry-level competencies required to work in a variety of kidney care environments. Learners will gain the knowledge, specialized skills, and clinical judgement required to provide safe, ethical, and effective kidney care. Learn more about the program on our Foundations in Nephrology Nursing Program page.

High Acuity Nursing Program

The High Acuity Nursing Program will begin in September, preparing Registered Nurses to work in high acuity care settings such as intermediate care units, post-anesthesia care units, step-down units, and progressive care units. This program will prepare learners to provide high-quality, safe, person-centred care in high acuity care environments while using an interprofessional team approach. Learn more about the program on our High Acuity Nursing Program page.

Interprofessional Simulation Facilitation Course

The Learning Institute recently launched the new Interprofessional Simulation Facilitation Course, which will build leadership in simulation-enhanced interprofessional education (Sim-IPE). The current cohort of learners includes health care providers and educators across Nova who will learn the foundational knowledge and skills required to effectively design, develop, and facilitate Sim-IPE. Learn more about the course, and watch for future offerings on our Interprofessional Simulation Facilitation Course page.

Long-Term Care Orientation for RNs and LPNs Course

Launching in May is a pilot offering of the Long-Term Care Orientation for RNs and LPNs course, a first-in-Canada standardized orientation education opportunity for nurses in long term care. Nurses will be supported to meet the knowledge and skill requirements to perform their roles, responsibilities, and provide access to quality, resident-centred care. Learn more about the course on our Long-Term Care Orientation for RNs and LPNs page.

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The Nova Scotia Health Learning Institute for Health Care Providers offers education programming designed to meet the needs of learners across the province and strengthen our health care system. We are committed to delivering high-quality, evidence-informed programming that enables providers to develop and maintain foundational and specialty competencies.