Office of the Registrar
School of Nursing (2007/2008)
4 Program of Studies: Bachelor of Nursing (Post-RN)
4.1 Admission Requirements

Category of Admission

Documents Required

New Post RN applicant; Not registered for courses in the past two consecutive semesters (Fall, Winter, Spring)

  • General application for admission to Memorial University of Newfoundland.
  • Proof of current practicing RN license
  • 1 letter of reference from current supervisor of nursing position
  • Completed health assessment
  • Completed record of current immunization as outlined on the appropriate School of Nursing form
  • Tentative schedule of program plan

New Post RN applicant; Registered for courses in the past two consecutive semesters (Fall, Winter, Spring)

  • Supplementary School of Nursing (Post RN) application
  • Proof of current practicing RN license
  • 1 letter of reference from current supervisor of nursing position
  • Completed health assessment
  • Completed record of current immunization as outlined on the appropriate School of Nursing form
  • Tentative schedule of program plan

Previous Post RN admit who has taken a Post RN course in past 6 semesters; Not registered for courses in the past two consecutive semesters (Fall, Winter, Spring)

  • General application for admission to Memorial University of Newfoundland

Previous Post RN admit who has not taken a Post RN course in the past 6 semesters; Not registered for courses in the past two consecutive semesters (Fall, Winter, Spring)

  • General application for admission to Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • Proof of current practicing RN license
  • 1 letter of reference from current supervisor of nursing position
  • Completed health assessment
  • Completed record of current immunization as outlined on the appropriate School of Nursing form
  • Tentative schedule of program plan
  1. All applications and supporting documents must be submitted to the Office of the Registrar.

  2. New applicants to the School of Nursing will be accepted three times a year. Applications, including all required documents, must be received by May 1 for Fall admission, October 1 for Winter admission, or February 1 for Spring admission.

  3. For the purpose of admission to the School of Nursing:

    1. A Registered Nurse is a Nurse who is currently registered in Newfoundland or eligible to register in Newfoundland, or is currently registered or eligible for registration in the province/ country in which (s)he resides.

    2. It is required that students have a current, practising licence in the jurisdiction in which they plan to complete courses with a clinical component.

      Note:

      Qualified applicants will be admitted to the program as resources permit.

  4. A student who has not completed a course in the Bachelor of Nursing (Post-RN) program within the last 6 consecutive semesters will be considered to have withdrawn from the program so that other applicants may be accommodated.

  5. Students seeking clinical placements outside of Canada must satisfy the clinical agency's immunization requirements, submitting documentation of its requirements to that agency at least one month in advance of the start of the semester in which the course will be taken.

  6. Students seeking clinical placements within Canada must satisfy the School of Nursing immunization requirements outlined on the School of Nursing Immunization Requirements form. This documentation must be submitted to the Office of the Registrar in advance of the start of registration for the semester in which the course will be taken.