A cohort of ambitious psychiatric nurses assembled at Brandon University this week to mark the beginning of a new educational experience—the first Canadian Masters program in Psychiatric Nursing.
The 13 students will ultimately achieve a graduate degree in either education, administration or clinical practice of psychiatric nursing.
Students in this program will complete the bulk of their course work online from their various parts of the country. For students already working as psychiatric nurses, the online flexibility of the program allows for advanced education in the field without abandoning current careers. want to advance our profession.
“We want to advance our profession. We’re all very dedicated to psychiatry and personally, I want to make a difference,” says BC student Shannon Flannery, “You can work full time while you’re doing this and get full support online — from instructors or the help desk — and what I’ve seen so . . . → Read More: Advancing Degrees: First Master of Psychiatric Nursing Program in Canada Launched at Brandon University