News - Nursing

My CBU Story – Keira Whited

As a Bermudian, Keira Whited knew that obtaining a university education after high school would mean leaving her beautiful island home. Because the school she attended in Bermuda followed a Canadian curriculum, Keira felt transitioning to the Canadian educational system would be the best choice. Taking into account her interest in medicine along with her More »

CBU Hosts ARCASN Conference

On October 11-13, 2018, the Indigenous and Intercultural Diversity in Nursing conference was held on the Cape Breton University campus. The conference which was developed and hosted by the nursing department at CBU, marks part of the Atlantic Region – Canadian Association of Schools and Nursing annual conferences. ARCASN is an organization devoted to promoting More »

Happy Father’s Day from CBU!

This Father’s Day, we would like to celebrate all of the Fathers and Father figures in our students’ lives who support and empower them during their CBU journeys. Linden Serroul’s father, Gregory Serroul, is the perfect example of this! Linden will be entering his fourth year of the Bachelor of Science, Nursing program at CBU More »

CBU Nursing Students headed to Ecuador

A group of 21 fourth-year Bachelor of Science, Nursing students from Cape Breton University will participate in an international nursing experience when they head to Quito, Ecuador on February 19. The students, who have recently completed or are completing required clinical placements at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, will learn, teach, work, engage and immerse More »

Nursing Students Fundraise to Save Lives

When Kim Lake and Helen Fraser began to teach the Leadership in Nursing course this past fall to the fourth-year CBU nursing students, they never dreamed what an impact it would have on their students’ lives and the lives of children on the opposite side of the world. Designed to connect the students with leadership More »

CBU Nursing Students Shortlisted for Spark Competition

Innovacorp‘s Spark Cape Breton competition, which launched in September of 2014, has released its shortlist of competitors. With an impressive 28 submissions, the shortlist of 10 features a young, dynamic group from Cape Breton University’s nursing program. Chris Walker, Tanas Sylliboy, Kate MacEachern, Kelsey Robertson and Taylor Sibley have been chosen as finalists. As part More »

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 More »