Information for Students
Post Graduate Nurse Practitioner Certificate
The College of Nursing, University of Saskatchewan, offers Registered Nurses who have obtained a Master's degree an opportunity to pursue a Post Master's Degree Nurse Practitioner Certificate with an advanced clinical practice focus. After successful completion of 30 credit units of study, and 740 hours of supervised clinical practicum, students are eligible to apply to write the national Canadian Nurses Association Nurse Practitioner Exam (CNPE) - Family/All Ages. The program is available on a full time (2 years) or part time (3 years) basis. Courses are delivered using a blended learning model where students can access courses by participating in the onsite classroom in Saskatoon or through internet-based web conferencing; enabling distance students to actively participate in classroom discussions.
Deadline date for Master of Nursing Applications is January 15.
|Required Courses - Course Descriptions|
|Sample timetable for part-time students|
|Sample timetable for full-time students|
|NURS 870.6||Advanced Health Assessment|
|NURS 878.3||Practicum III Advanced Nursing Practice with Vulnerable Populations|
|NURS 879.3||Advanced Diagnostic Reasoning|
|NURS 880.3||Practicum I Advanced Nursing Practice in Primary Health Care|
|NURS 881.3||Pathophysiology- Pharmacotherapy for Advanced Nursing Practice I|
|NURS 883.3||Theory for Advanced Practice Nursing Roles and Primary Health Care|
|NURS 885.3||Nursing Therapeutics I Individual to Community|
|NURS 886.3||Pathophysiology-Pharmacotherapy for Advanced Nursing Practice II|
|NURS 888.3||Nursing Therapeutics and Practicum II Advanced Management|