Registered Nurses Education in Canada Statistics 2016–2017

The Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN) is pleased to present Registered Nurses Education in Canada Statistics, 2016–2017 — Registered Nurse Workforce, Canadian Production: Potential New Supply.

This annual report supports health human resources planning in both the nursing service and nursing education sectors. It represents the fruit of a strong partnership among national and provincial/territorial bodies and effective collaborative relationships with multiple stakeholders.

The report provides data and statistical analysis of:

  • the number of pre-licensure graduates eligible to apply for initial licensure/registration and enter the registered nurse (RN) workforce;
  • the number of RNs obtaining graduate qualifications;
  • the number of nurse practitioner (NP) graduates;
  • innovations in nursing education program access and delivery;
  • the composition of faculty delivering nursing education; and
  • faculty retention and recruitment.

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