Training world-class nurses through hands-on learning
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Nipissing University’s Scholar Practitioner Program uses its innovative structure to graduate nurses who are prepared to find work in the field and adapt to the changes in health care. The program matches students with affiliate health-care agencies that include SickKids Hospital and the University Health Network. The program focuses on developing ‘scholar practitioners’ – nurses ready to offer world-class care and develop new knowledge and practices that drive the future of health care.

“The majority of the learning happens in the clinical setting…the scholar practitioner program is really great for hands-on, self-directed learners.”
Jack Jorgensen
Graduate of the Scholar Practitioner Program
Innovative Partnerships in Learning - Scholar Practitioner Program (SPP)

This program prepares graduates to carry out knowledge work in a holistic healing relationship, to serve individuals and larger communities at home and internationally, and to generate new forms of knowledge to support inter-professional health-care practice.​​​​​​​​​

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