CASN publishes peer reviewed journal Quality Advancement in Nursing Education – Avancées en formation infirmière

(Ottawa, October 23, 2014) The Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN) and Certified Profile, North America’s leading background screening and compliance management solutions provider for colleges and universities, are proud to announce the publication of the first edition of Quality Advancement in NursingEducation – Avancées en formation infirmière, a bilingual, blind peer review journal, which addresses questions related specifically to quality advancement in nursing education... More

Entry-to-Practice Public Health Nursing Competencies for Undergraduate Nursing Education

In 2012 CASN began a project funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC).  One of the project goals was to support the integration of current and relevant public health content into baccalaureate nursing education by creating core competencies that would detail the knowledge, skills, and attitudes new nurses need to learn in this particular area of health care... More
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Education >> Fast Track/Accelerated BACC Programs

Programs Under 2 years

  • University of British Columbia Baccalaureate Advanced Standing (1.8 years)
  • University of Western Ontario Compressed time Frame BScN, 2nd Degree Entry (1.9 years)

2 year Programs

  • University of Alberta, Camrose Site Baccalaureate After Degree (2 years)
  • University of Alberta Baccalaureate After Degree Program (2 years)
  • University of New Brunswick, Fredericton  Baccalaureate Advanced Standing (2 years)
  • Western Regional School of Nursing Baccalaureate Collaborative Fast Track/2nd Degree (2 years)
  • Memorial University of Newfoundland Baccalaureate Collaborative Fast Track/2nd Degree (2 years)
  • Dalhousie University, Halifax Baccalaurate Accelerated (2 years)
  • McMaster University Baccalaurate Accelerated (2 years)
  • York University, Atkinson College Baccalaureate 2nd Degree Entry F-T (2 years)
  • University of Toronto Baccalaureate Second Entry (Advanced entry) (2 years)
  • Queen's University RN Baccalaurate (AST) Advanced Standing Track of Study (2 years)
  • University of Prince Edward Island Baccalaureate Accelerated (2 years)
  • Collège de Maisonneuve Diplôme accéleré 2 ans (DEC) (2 years)
  • Red River College of Applied Arts, Science and Tec Diploma 25 month  (2.1 years)

2.5 year Programs

  • Douglas College Baccalaureate Access II: RPN Bridge to RN  (2.5 years)
  • John Abbott College Diploma 2+ year Intensive (2.5 years)
  • Cégep de Sainte-Foy Diplôme DEC intensif/accelere 180.A9 (2.5 years)
  • Cégep de l'Abitibi-Témiscamingue Diplome Soins Infirmiers 180.B0 (2.5 years)
  • John Abbott College RN Dip for Internationally Educated Nurses (2.5 years)

3 year Programs

  • Douglas College Baccalaureate Access I: LPN/RPN Bridge to RN (3 years)
  • University College of the Fraser Valley LPN Access to BSN (Bridging-in) (3 years)
  • Dalhousie University, Halifax Baccalaurate Fast Track (3 years)
  • St. Francis Xavier University Baccalaureate Bridge for Licensed Practical Nurse (Post LPN) (3 years)
  • St. Francis Xavier University Baccalaureate Post Degree (3 years)
  • Lakehead University Baccalaureate 3 year Compressed (3 years)
  • University of Ontario Institute of Technology UOIT Baccalaureate (3 years)
  • Collaborative Practical Nurse Bridge to Registered Nurse (3 years)
  • Trent University Baccalaureate Compressed (3 years)
  • Mohawk College RN Baccalaureate Collaborative, PN Bridge to RN (3 years)
  • SIAST Saskatoon, Kelsey Campus Baccalaureate Collaborative September completion (3 years)
  • Langara College Baccalaureate (3.33 years)

3.5 year Programs

  • University of Calgary Baccalaurate Collaborative Medicine Hat  (3.5 years)
  • University of Calgary Baccalaureate Accelerated January Entry (3.5 years)
  • University of Calgary Baccalaureate Accelerated September Entry (3.5 years)
  • Medicine Hat College Baccalaureate Collaborative (3.5 years)
  • British Columbia Institute of Technology Baccalaureate 3.5 year, Fall Intake (3.5 years)
  • Laurentian University/Université Laurentienne Baccalaurate Collaborative Fast Track (3.5 years)
  • Laurentian University/Université Laurentienne Baccalauréat programme intensif (3.5 years)