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Year 3

Final Courses at Camosun College

During semester five of year three, courses and nursing practice placements involve complex, specialty nursing including maternity, pediatrics, and mental health. Course work, in both theory and lab, will prepare you for advanced nursing skills such as intravenous insertion, cardiac monitoring, newborn assessment, and how to care for patients and families in unstable and crisis situations.

Year 3

Effective Date: September 2017

Academic Term 5

  Course Course Name Credits
Total Credits 15
All of NURS 332 Person-centered Care in Crisis and Complexity 3
NURS 342 Advanced Nursing Skills 2
NURS 360 Relational Practice in Crisis and Complexity 3
NURS 380 Nursing in Crisis and Complexity 4
One of Elective See Note 1 3

Academic Terms 6, 7 and 8

You'll finish your third and fourth years at the University of Victoria. See the UVic calendar for program outline and course descriptions.


  1. Four electives are required to complete the BSN Program. Students are advised to discuss their elective choices with an Academic Advisor to determine courses to further their Nursing career interests or to support their academic success.
    • Electives may be designated Nursing or Non-Nursing
    • At least one fourth year Nursing elective is required for BSN graduation, and it must be taken at the University of Victoria.
    • At least two electives (Nursing or Non-Nursing) must be completed by the end of Academic Term 5 in order to progress to Academic Term 6 at UVic.
    • All courses (Nursing or Non-Nursing) used toward fulfilling the elective requirement must be designated university transferable and may be at a 100 level or higher.
    • BIOL 103, BIOL 150, BIOL 151, BIOL 143, BIOL 144, HLTH 110, PNUR 101, and PSYC 154 are not accepted as non-nursing electives. This does not constitute a complete list of unacceptable courses; additional courses may be subsequently identified.
    • One additional elective may be completed prior to entry to Year 3 at UVic.
    • Students considering transfer to a collaborative BC college or university should consider an additional English elective which may be necessary in order to meet graduating requirements of that institution. Consult that institution's calendar for program requirements.
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