Education and Training
There are two programs to prepare students to become registered nurses:
- The University of Saskatchewan Bachelor of Science in Nursing
- The University of Regina/Saskatchewan Polytechnic Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Both programs are offered in Regina, Saskatoon and other communities in the province.
Registered Psychiatric Nursing
The Saskatchewan Polytechnic School of Nursing prepares registered psychiatric nurses to meet the challenges of modern health care delivery. The program is offered in Regina.
Licensed Practical Nursing
The Saskatchewan Polytechnic School of Nursing prepares licensed practical nurses to meet the challenges of modern health care delivery. The program is offered in Saskatoon, Regina and Prince Albert.
These colleges also offer the program:
- Great Plains College
- Southeast College
- Parkland College
- Carlton Trail College
- Cumberland College
- North West College
- Northlands College
First Nations and Métis Institutes:
Gabriel Dumont Institute
Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT)
Jobs, Bursaries and Grants
Bursaries and Grants
About the Chief Nursing Officer
The Chief Nursing Officer works with the Saskatchewan Health Authority and nurses to provide exceptional patient- and family-centred care, nursing care, and service to the people of Saskatchewan.
The Chief Nursing Officer is responsible for:
- Providing nursing policy and practice guidance, and advice to the Minister, Ministry, Saskatchewan Health Authority, stakeholders, and public;
- Provincial planning, coordination, and leadership;
- Monitoring the requirements of nursing workforce; and
- Developing, implementing, and evaluating policy that furthers nursing research, education, leadership, scope of practice, staff/skill mix, quality workplaces, recruitment, and retention initiatives.