Deans’ messages

Welcome to nursing!


Dean Sandra Blevins, RN, BScN, MBA, CHE

School of Nursing, Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Greetings and welcome to our website featuring our two collaborative programs – the Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (SCBScN) program and the Collaborative Nurse Practitioner Program (CNPP). These programs will prepare you with the knowledge, practice competencies, critical thinking and leadership skills you need to launch a rewarding career.

This is an exciting time to establish a career as a registered nurse or nurse practitioner, our graduates are highly sought after by employers. The need for nurses has never been greater and the impact we have on the health care system is very powerful. Our programs have a strong focus on clinical practice education and inter-professional education that will prepare you to provide leadership as a competent and caring registered nurse or nurse practitioner. Our team of expert faculty is committed to providing quality education and helping students to achieve success.

This is a great time to consider a career in nursing. My hope is that your educational journey and subsequent career is as fulfilling as mine has been!


Sandra Blevins
Dean, School of Nursing

Dean david Gregory, RN, PhD

Faculty of Nursing, University of Regina

I take great pleasure in welcoming you to the Saskatchewan Collaborative Nursing Programs. Whether you are pursing undergraduate (SCBScN) or graduate (CNPP) studies, you will obtain a degree that will serve you well during your nursing career.

We recognize that you have choices with respect to your nursing education; thank you for choosing to journey with us. Your education journey will be transformational both personally and professionally.

I wish you every success, not only in your studies, but in your nursing career!


david Gregory RN, PhD
Professor and Dean of Nursing