Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Registered Nurses (RNs) are leaders in the health care field, with their practice guided by a Code of Ethics and professional practice standards. From research to education to policy to clinical care, RNs lead the way in patient advocacy with a focus on public safety.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Programs

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree

Faculty Profiles

Joanna Fraser
Instructor, Nursing

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The Nursing Profession

From research to education to policy to clinical care, registered nurses work in a wide range of practice settings. Being a Registered Nurse is a commitment to an ethically-driven, caring professional. Learn more about the nursing profession.

Research

Explore research projects involving NIC nursing faculty and students.

Student Nursing Projects

Read about leadership projects of NIC's third and fourth year nursing students.

The NIC Advantage

  • NIC's BSN degree meets the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing's national standards of excellence
  • Participate in practicums in Indigenous communities on BC's central coast and overseas.
  • NIC’s BSN program is a recognized leader in responding to the challenges Indigenous people in remote communities face in accessing adequate, culturally effective health care services
  • Gain practice experiences in a variety of health agencies in the North Island region

Department News

NIC in the News: Indigenous health-care leader and innovative educator named 2020 Honorary Fellow

NIC Elder in Residence and nursing faculty member Dr. Evelyn Voyageur has been honoured by Douglas College as an Honorary Fellow — the highest honour presented by the College.

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I had some pretty old ideas of what nurses do and I didn't think it would be challenging enough. I thought it was taking doctors' orders, not advocating for patients. Meanwhile, here I am now in the most rewarding and challenging degree ever.

Dawn Tisdale
NIC Bachelor of Science in Nursing alumna