Program at a glance
Area of Study
Open to International
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Build on your experience as an LPN
You'll build on your education and work experience as an LPN through an accessible, unique program designed to achieve success in the Camosun College BSN (RN) program.
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This bridging program recognizes your education and knowledge as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) while introducing and emphasizing the disciplinary (theoretical and philosophical) underpinnings of professional nursing knowledge necessary for practice as an RN.
Start at Camosun, finish at UVic
After successfully completing two semesters of coursework at Camosun College, you'll transition into a consolidated practice experience (N290) in the BSN partnership program offered by Camosun College and UVic.
Curriculum & courses
Ready to get started? Get your application in for the September intake.
When you apply you will need to submit proof that you meet the following admission requirements.
Tip: Where a letter grade is specified, you must have proof of that grade or higher.
- Completion of Biology 12 or Anatomy & Physiology 12 with at least 73%.
- Completion of Chemistry 12 with at least 73%.
- Graduate of a recognized two-year Practical Nursing diploma program with a minimum grade of ‘B’ in each course.
- Currently licensed to practice with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of BC (CLPNBC).
- A letter from an employer or supervisor describing satisfactory work performance and suitability for the PN2BSN bridge program.
- All students must complete the English Language Proficiency as per https://www.uvic.ca/future-students/undergraduate/admissions/language/index.php.
- Entry to the PN2BSN program is competitive and preference for admission will be given to those with higher academic standing.
- Students who have been previously unsuccessful in another BSN program will not be eligible for admission.
Our Teaching Staff
Camosun College is fiercely proud of the excellent quality of its instruction. Our teaching staff are experienced, inspiring and supportive of our students’ individual journeys.