Number of credits
Number of contact hours allotted for specific training
Program approved in 2001.
Modified in 2003.
Modified in 2004.
Modified in 2007.
The Nursing program aims to train people to practice the profession of Nursing. Graduates of the Nursing program may practice nursing in Quebec after passing the Order of Nurses of Quebec (OIIQ)licensing exam.
Article 36 of the Nurses Act defines the general field of practice as follows:« The practice of nursing consists in assessing a person's state of health, determining and carrying out of the nursing care and treatment plan, providing nursing and medical care and treatment in order to maintain or restore health and prevent illness, and providing palliative care».
To be admitted to the program, a person must meet the general requirements for admission set out in the College Education Regulations, as well as the following special conditions, where applicable:
Must have passed the following secondary-level course(s):
• Sec. IV EST or SE – Secondary IV Environmental Science and Technology (558404) or Science and the Environment (558402)
• Sec. V Chemistry – Secondary V Chemistry (551504) (1)
Targeted professions (Link to Emploi Québec's IMT En ligne)
registered nurse (R.N.)
|Number or code||Course Name / Competency|
|01Q0||To analyze the work function|
|01Q1||To develop an integrated perception of the human body and its functions|
|01Q2||To deal with a client's reactions and behaviours|
|01Q3||To refer to a conceptual nursing framework to define one's professional practice|
|01Q4||To use assesment and nursing care procedures|
|01Q5||To establish a helping communication with the client and his/her significant others|
|01Q6||To deal with social and cultural realities related to health matters|
|01Q7||To link immunological disorders and infections to physiological and metabolic mechanisms|
|01Q8||To interpret a clinical situation by referring to health problems and other problems related to the field of nursing|
|01Q9||To establish links between pharmacotherapy and a clinical situation|
|01QA||To teach the client and his/her significant others|
|01QB||To assist clients in the maintenance and improvement of their health|
|01QC||To adapt to various work situations|
|01QD||To establish a cooperative relationship with members of the interdisciplinary team|
|01QE||To intervene with hospitalized adults and elderly clients requiring medical/surgical nursing|
|01QF||To use the ethics and values of the profession to understand one's own role|
|01QG||To apply emergency measures|
|01QH||To intervene with clients requiring nursing care in a perinatal setting|
|01QJ||To intervene with children and adolescents requiring nursing care|
|01QK||To intervene with clients receiving medical/surgical nursing care in an ambulatory service|
|01QL||To intervene with clients requiring mental health nursing care|
|01QM||To intervene with adults and elderly clients experiencing loss of autonomy who require institutional nursing|