Students come first

We help you make a real difference in people’s lives by supporting your goal of becoming a health care professional. Regardless of which path you choose, TRU health care programs will provide the foundation for a successful and dynamic career.

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School of Nursing

Nurses are the heart
of health care

They have the abililty to make a difference in someone's life each and every day. In addition to providing care and compassion, nurses also assess, teach, advocate and inspire.

Why nursing?

We are committed to ensuring Indigenous students have a strong foundation for a successful career in health care.
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Students and faculty have the opportunity to stretch their nursing knowledge with programs in Belize, Samoa and Lesotho.
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Our new building

A purpose-built three-storey home to TRU’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Nursing and Health Care Assistant programs will open at the beginning of 2020.


Nursing News

Sheila Blackstock with Spirt Bears

Nursing practice course strengthens program’s Indigenous aspects

TRC Spirit Bears are accompanying School of Nursing students on their rural Indigenous nursing practice in Hazelton.

Dr. Noeman Mirza, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing.

Research answers community health questions

Five TRU researchers have been awarded $15,000 grants designed to support community-based health research teams.

Awards recognize outstanding research mentorship

Dr. Wendy Hulko and Dr. Lisa Bourque Bearskin received Undergraduate Research Mentor Awards.