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What will I learn?

Beyond studying human anatomy and physiology, you'll explore the broad spectrum of nursing—from proper hygiene practices and mobility protocols to legal issues and medical ethics. You'll acquire the skills needed to respond in a variety of health-care settings, including hospitals, homes, schools, clinics, and communities.

Learn more about the people who will be teaching you
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Our faculty are a diverse group who love to share knowledge.

International opportunities

Global opportunities


Partnering with Dalhousie University's Global Health Office and external organizations, the School of Nursing helps Dalhousie Nursing students access opportunities to gain educational and practical experience abroad.

Current opportunities available to Nursing students include:

Bringing global health knowledge to Dal

The Dalhousie School of Nursing Global Health Committee (DSON GHC) is a student-led, faculty-supported committee formed to create more opportunity for global health at the School of Nursing.

The DSON GHC aims to:

  • Promote global health activities
  • Collaborate with other student and faculty-led global health committees
  • Raise support/funds for charity and global health projects
  • Encourage awareness of the effects of social and cultural determinants on the health of communities, locally and globally
  • Attain more globally informed knowledge of best practices for nursing care
  • Create opportunities to increase cultural competency among student nurses
  • Encourage a broader understanding of the health implications of preventable infectious disease, locally and globally

Please contact DSONGHC@gmail.com for more information.