Native Nursing Entry Program

The Native Nursing Entry Program (NNEP) is a eight-month access program designed to provide the necessary skills and academic preparation required for the successful completion of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) degree program at Lakehead University. You, too, can realize your dreams to become a qualified nurse by beginning your studies with NNEP here at Lakehead University.

Interested in the Native Nursing Entry Program?

Students interested in the Native Nursing Entry program at Lakehead University will learn....

  • A mixture of traditional and western medical practices
  • Chemistry, Biology, Math, and English
  • Culturally appropriate care for Aboriginal Patients
  • Protection and maintenance of optimal health, providing valuable physical and emotional support

What is the Native Nursing Entry Program?

The NNEP is a eight month preparation program that will help you obtain the necessary skills and academic requirements you need to enter the nursing degree program at Lakehead University.

The Program will Include:

  • English, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology courses
  • Professional nursing orientation, paired with compassionate communication skills
  • Field placement experience in your own community or other Aboriginal health-care setting
  • Essential research and study skills, ensuring practical use in class and in the field


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