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Western Regional School of Nursing

Incoming Students- Year 1, Fall 2020

Congratulations on being accepted into the BN (Collaborative) Program!  We look forward to working with you and to getting to know you!  These are unprecedented times and we are sure you have questions about starting your nursing program at this time.  Please know that we are working to help you transition to your program and will be connecting with you periodically over the next few months.

In Memorial University’s communication for the Fall semester on May 12th, 2020, it stated that classes will be offered through remote delivery methods, but that the Faculty/Schools of Nursing will be an exception.  All classroom courses in nursing will be offered remotely in the Fall semester.  The exceptions for nursing are clinical courses and some lab courses.  


However, please note that we have moved a Year 1 course NURS 1017 Fundamental Psychomotor Competencies from the planned Fall schedule to the Winter. Therefore, in your first semester of nursing, all courses will be through remote delivery. 


This summer, Memorial University will be offering resources to help students prepare for the Fall semester. Watch for the Grenfell Welcome Fall 2020 Brightspace Shell, and the University 1010 course in particular. We will send information on these resources when the link is finalized. 


We will be sending Welcome Packages and follow-up information over the coming weeks; this information will answer many of the questions you have as you prepare to begin your nursing education in the Fall.  Until then, take care and know we are working hard to make your start with us as smooth as possible.


The Faculty and Staff at WRSON

Why study nursing at Western Regional School of Nursing?

WRSON is a place where you can come and realize your potential, no matter who you are and what you bring. Start your journey here.


Our bachelor of nursing program provides you with skills that are in high demand. 

As a nurse you’ll become an integral member of the largest and most influential group of health care providers. Your nursing skills will be in high demand. You will help improve the lives of individuals, families and entire populations, changing the lives of people in all corners of the world.

We offer students both real and simulated client care experiences in a variety of care areas. The number of clinical experience hours our students complete throughout the program is among the highest in the country

Western Regional School of Nursing has graduated more than 2000 nurses since its first graduating class of 1971. As the role of nurses has evolved so too has the program that the school offers in partnership with Grenfell Campus. The Western Regional School of Nursing (WRSON) has received three seven-year gold accreditations from the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing.


Western Regional School of Nursing

Western Regional School of Nursing
PO Box 2005, Corner Brook, NL
A2H 6J7, Canada

Phone: (709) 784-5489; (709) 784-5490; (709) 784-5382
Email: nursingschool@grenfell.mun.ca

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