Bachelor of Science, Nursing

Our Students…Our Program…Our Future

The Cape Breton University Nursing Program strives for excellence in preparing our future nurses to be knowledgeable, competent, compassionate, and ethical professionals, prepared to provide leadership and scholarship in all areas of nursing practice.Our small classes and experienced Faculty and Nurse Practice Educators work together to foster a learner-centered environment that instills values of critical inquiry, reflective practice and life-long learning. Throughout our program we develop and advance nursing knowledge, while working proactively to advocate for and work toward eliminating social inequities.

Cape Breton University’s Nursing Program is Recognized with Best in Canada

The Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN) has announced a unanimous decision in favour of the accreditation of Cape Breton University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. This was CBU’s first accreditation review as an independent nursing program. CASN is the national voice for nursing education, research, and scholarship, and represents baccalaureate and graduate nursing programs in Canada. More

Cape Breton University BSc Nursing Program Grads fared best on the 2015 licensing  exam

tanas                 Nursing Co-op – Tanas Sylliboy

If you’re considering a career in nursing, the co-op program at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital can help you decide. Learn why when CBC’s  Information Morning  speaks with Tanas Sylliboy of Eskasoni First Nation about his experience in the program.


From the Cape to Quito, Ecuador! – CBU International Nursing Experience – 2017  BScN – 4-year program  Nursing Student Mission


On February 20th, 2017  Twenty four – 4th year BScN  program students, along with   department Nurse Practice Educators and a CBU representative will embark on a  two – week nursing experience .  Student and blogger Mary Mackinnon says  “while learning  and gaining nursing experience in another culture, we will be making a positive difference by sharing the knowledge we have obtained throughout our four year BScN program”.

This trip has been a year in the making with numerous successful fundraisers and hard work!  We couldn’t have done it without our amazing families, friends, and community. We are looking forward to updating all of you on our journey with our travel blog as we learn and experience a different aspect of culture and healthcare! We will be updating the blog after each day. These blog posts will include our daily travel adventures and our favorite pictures/videos!

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity and as our logo says, “Caring has no borders”!

Lee Singleton
Academic Life Coordinator - Nursing

Office: A231-A

Phone: 902.563.1944

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