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    Sask Polytech and University of Regina students place second at international nursing competition

    Sask Polytech and University of Regina students place second at international nursing competition

    Communications and Marketing - November 16, 2016

    Students travelled to China to participate in the sixth annual International Nursing Skills Competition November 16, 2016 – Two Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (SCBScN) students received second place in the sixth annual International Nursing Skills Competition in Shanghai, China. The Shanghai University of Medicine and Health Sciences hosted the competition in cooperation with the Shanghai Nursing Education Group.

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    Canada’s first collaborative online Master of Nursing – Nurse Practitioner students graduate

    Canada’s first collaborative online Master of Nursing – Nurse Practitioner students graduate

    Communications and Marketing - October 21, 2016

    Six students from Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the University of Regina received their Master of Nursing – Nurse Practitioner degree October 21, 2016 – Today Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the University of Regina celebrate the achievements of our first six graduates of the Collaborative Nurse Practitioner Program (CNPP). As we mark the culmination of their academic journey, graduates will receive a Master of Nursing – Nurse Practitioner degree at the University of Regina fall convocation ceremony.

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    Psychiatric Nursing Students do Clinical Rotation in Uganda

    Psychiatric Nursing Students do Clinical Rotation in Uganda

    Communications and Marketing - July 11, 2016

    On April 27, 2016, four students and one faculty member from Saskatchewan Polytechnic's psychiatric nursing programs embarked on a journey to learn and network with mental health professionals in a new cultural context. For a month, students Trudy Derkach, Sarah Schneider, Kelly Kotzer, and Johann Engelke were accompanied by faculty member and organizer, Marilyn Schigol as they performed clinical rotations and observations at the Butabika National Referral Mental Hospital in Kampala, Uganda. Butabika is a teaching hospital which allowed the students to network with and learn from students in the local culture. The hospital is home to nine wards and houses approximately 900 patients at any given time.

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