The Nursing Programme seeks to develop professional nurses who will:

Demonstrate knowledge in:

  1. Applied and human sciences
  2. Nursing science focusing on nursing process, holistic nursing, total patient care, community-oriented nursing and in-depth knowledge required for making clinical nursing judgment in common, simple and complex health situations of clients across the life-span and across health-illness continuum
  3. Nursing leadership and management
  4. National health care policy
  5. Emerging local and global health issues
  6. Research and evidence-based nursing

Demonstrate skills in:

  1. using the nursing process with in-depth knowledge based on clinical skills and critical thinking skills in caring for patients with common, simple, and complex health problems across the life-span and across health-illness continuum in order to promote, maintain, and restore health
  2. providing patient-centred and holistic care with caring behaviours
  3. carrying out knowledge-based and community-oriented nursing practice with positive attitudes, ethical behaviours and accountability in accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s rules, regulations and code of professional standards
  4. communicating effectively with clients and families, professional colleagues, doctors, and other health care providers
  5. working collaboratively in a health care team as a professional nurse
  6. leading and managing as a charge nurse
  7. guiding and fostering good clinical environment for nursing students and other support staff who work under nursing supervision
  8. thinking critically and committing to self-directed learning
  9. carrying out simple nursing research project or participating in health-related research
  10. providing evidence-based nursing practice

Year 1


  • HCC Seminar (CRPrincs)
  • Old Testament Survey (CRPrincs)
  • Introduction to World History
  • Communication Skills
  • Perspectives of Nursing
  • Foundations of Nursing
  • Human Anatomy 1
  • Human Physiology 1
  • Applied Chemistry


  • Introduction to New Testament (CRPrincs)
  • Psychology for Nurses
  • Sociology for Nurses
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Human Anatomy II
  • Human Physiology II
  • Applied Physics
  • First Aid, Emergency and Disaster Management
  • Foundations of Nursing Practice I
  • Long Vacation Practice I

Year 2


  • Microbiology, Parasitology and Infection Prevention & Control
  • Introduction to French for Healthcare
  • Health Assessment
  • Pharmacology for Nurses I
  • Community Health Nursing I
  • Nursing Practice I
  • Medical Nursing I
  • Surgical Nursing I


  • Pathology
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Community Health Nursing II
  • Pharmacology for Nurses II
  • Medical Nursing II
  • Surgical Nursing II
  • Nursing Practice II
  • Long Vacation Practice II

Year 3


  • Introduction to Sign Language
  • Nursing Informatics
  • Paediatric Nursing I
  • Obstetrics and Newborn Nursing I
  • Gerontology and Home Nursing
  • Medical Nursing III
  • Surgical Nursing III
  • Nursing Practice III


  • Nursing Research Methods
  • Introduction to Health Policy
  • Introduction to Palliative and Geriatric Nursing
  • Obstetrics and Newborn Nursing II
  • Public Health Nursing I
  • Pediatric Nursing II
  • Nursing Practice IV

Year 4


  • Ethics
  • Research Project I
  • Entrepreneurship for Nurses
  • Teaching and Learning in Healthcare
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Trans-cultural Nursing
  • Patient/Family Care Study
  • Vacation Practice (Public Health Nursing)


  • Research Project II
  • Nursing Administration & Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Mental Health Nursing Practice
  • Obstetric & Newborn Nursing Practice
  • Pediatric Nursing Practice
  • Nursing Practice V (Medical/Surgical)

Are you interested in pursuing this programme?

Admission to HCC is competitive, but the admission process is a personal one. Each application is reviewed holistically to understand the strength of each student’s academic preparation including their performance on final exams, counselor recommendations, and their personal career interests. We seek applicants from a variety of geographic, social, cultural, economic, and ethnic backgrounds.