Nursing Education

As the largest academic health science network in Atlantic Canada, Capital Health is dedicated to helping health care professionals expand their education. We offer a variety of continued discovery and learning opportunities for all of our nurses to advance their knowledge and skills. 

The Gillian MacMichael Endowment - Application Deadline: Fri, Mar 21, 2014 - The QEII Foundation is currently accepting applications for funding from the Gillian MacMichael Endowment Fund to support palliative care education. Bursaries are open to all healthcare professionals in Nova Scotia continuing their education in palliative care. Interested applicants must apply by the deadline of Friday, March 21, 2014.

The Registered Nurses Professional Development Centre offers specialty certification and inter-professional programs and training for Registered Nurses at Capital Health. Many of the courses and programs offered are available through online learning and both part-time and full-time courses are available. 

The College of  Registered Nurses is the regulatory body responsible for setting and maintaining the health care standards for more than 9,300 registered nurses in Nova Scotia. 

Capital Health's Professional Practice Education Teams offer a variety of core and sub-specialty continuning education programs for our nurses. 

Nursing the Future is a non-profit organization offering a national network of support for newly graduated nurses as they transition from student to practicing professional.

Our Online Learning Centre offers helpful safety and educational programs for Capital Health employees. 

Capital Health offers several bursaries and grants to help our nurses with some of the costs involved in advancing their health care education.