Please Note: Incoming students will receive a welcome email from the School of Nursing by the end of June. This email will be sent to your Queen's email address.
Training Modules are due November 30th for AST 3 Class and August 31st for BNSc Year 1 in the first year of the Program
Environmental Health and Safety training is mandated under the Occupational Health and Safety Act. This will be completed online and consists of four modules and a final quiz. Further information will follow which will include instructions and links to complete this training.
The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) training is a one-time mandatory requirement. Training is completed online and consists of the three (3) modules; Accessible Customer Service, Human Rights 101 and Access Forward.
After completing each module, you will receive an email confirmation. Do not delete these emails, as you will submit them via OnQ as proof of completion. Further information will follow which will include instructions and links to complete this training in OnQ.
All students are required to complete Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) training. This training is an annual mandatory requirement for placements within many of our clinical placement facilities.
WHMIS training will be completed through an online module. Proof of completion must be submitted via OnQ. Further information will follow which will include instructions and links to complete this training in OnQ.
In accordance with partner sites’ policies, all students will be required to undergo N95 respirator mask-fit testing which will be arranged in the first month of fall term.
All students will be required to complete online modules related to:
• Chain of Transmission and Risk Assessment
• Healthcare Provider Controls
• Control of the Environment
• Additional Precautions
Further information will follow which will include instructions and links to complete this training. Students will create a login with their student email address on the Public Health Ontario Online Learning Portal
Each student must submit proof of completion of the online modules in OnQ so please save all certificates after each module or a screen shot. All components (mask-fit and online modules) are required to progress to any clinical placement.
In accordance with partner sites’ policies, all students will be required to complete NVCI training and maintain their certification throughout the duration of their studies, certification is every 2 years. All first-year students must complete the training.
The training follows the curriculum outlined by the Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI). The focus will be on the preventing and defusing situations in clinical settings.
Training will be offered by the School of Nursing during year one and prior to 4th year practicum. Students will be required to pay for the course via the School of Nursing online store. Students who do not pay for their course material or who are absent from the provided training, will be required to access training through a publicly available source (e.g. the CPI, a community college or community organization) at their expense.
Students can access information about NVCI at: CPI NVCI Training
In the event a student has previously completed NVCI training, the student will be required to provide proof of certification to the School of Nursing Clinical Placement Coordinator.
A student with a valid certification should note that recertification will be required every two years and will only be offered by the School of Nursing at designated times during the academic year.
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The Undergraduate Program (BNSc) has been granted a 7-year accreditation from the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN) as of July 2013.
Please read our Statement on Accommodation of Students with Disabilities.