News - Nursing

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 »