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Full-time Family Practice Nursing Education Program

Learners benefit from self-directed study of online lessons, online discussions, and online classroom sessions. A skills lab supports the practice of newly acquired knowledge, and clinical placements consolidate learning. Knowledge is assessed in a variety of ways such as through examinations, online discussions and assignments.

Learners need to be prepared to devote full-time hours (Monday-Friday) during the majority of the program’s 16-week period. Travel to Halifax will be required for 2 full days during Week 5. While every effort is made to provide required clinical learning experiences at the site closest to the learner’s home, travel may be required.

Timeline

This represents a general timeline for the program. The exact delivery model may vary between offerings.

  • Week 1 to 5: Full-time study
  • Week 6: Full-time clinical placement
  • Week 7 to 9: Part-time study (2 days/week) and part-time practice in your regular clinic setting (3 days/week)
  • Week 10: Full time clinical placement
  • Week 11 to 13: Part-time study (2 days/week) and part-time practice in your regular clinic setting (3 days/week)
  • Week 14 to 16: Full time clinical placement