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School of Nursing

Following her passion
led to TRU

There was only one career path for Makenzie Vandertoolen: nursing. For the Utah-born young woman whose family moved to Canada when she was in high school, the only question was where would she study.

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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

Research explores health of Syrian women during resettlement

Jessie Bauer is TRU's first Master of Nursing student to defend her thesis, which explores the lived experiences of Syrian refugee women.

Wendy McKenzie and Penelope Heaslip

Nursing faculty donate to support students interested in the care of refugees

Nursing students with an interest in the care of refugees will now have an opportunity to receive financial aid through a new award.

Nursing building tour July 2019

Board members tour nursing building under construction

TRU's dean of nursing showcased the state-of-the-art features planned for the new Nursing and Population Health building, opening in 2020.