Eligibility requirements

To be considered to the Collaborative Nurse Practitioner Program, you must satisfy the admission requirements listed in the University of Regina’s Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research website. Additional requirements information can be found below.

The language of instruction in the MN (NP) is English. You must demonstrate an appropriate level of proficiency in English as required by the U of R.

Submission of a comprehensive curriculum vitae, comprised of education history, nursing work history, special contributions and acknowledgements, and community involvement is encouraged.

The Collaborative Nurse Practitioner Program has one intake per year with classes beginning in September. Preference is given to Saskatchewan applicants; however, applicants from other Canadian jurisdictions are encouraged to apply.

The program has designated equity seats that are representative of the Indigenous population in Saskatchewan. Indigenous students at the University of Regina are asked to self-declare their Indigenous status when they log into the University’s Admissions online form. Like all other CNPP applicants, Indigenous students must fully meet the admission criteria. Unfilled equity seats will become available to other applicants.

Additional requirements

Risk Management documents are required to engage in the clinical following acceptance to the program.

NOTE: These documents are to be submitted to the Clinical Coordinator via email at cnpp@saskpolytech.ca or by fax at 306-775-7791 no later than September 30. ONLY FAXED OR emailed PDF formats will be accepted.

  • Current personal resume, professional appearance and in PDF format. This may be required when negotiating a clinical placement.
  • A Vulnerable Sector Search (VSS). Please note that a Criminal Record Check is done within this document. **IMPORTANT** Please indicate to your local Police Department or RCMP detachment that you require a Vulnerable Sector Search for educational & clinical placement purposes, as you will be working with the elderly, the infirm, children, youth and other vulnerable populations. This document must be dated within 3 months from acceptance into program.
  • A record of immunizations specific requirements are outlined.
    • Tuberculin Skin Test: within the last year or documentation of a previous positive test with a copy of the x-ray report.
    • MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella): documentation of 2 doses of MMR containing vaccine and a blood test for Measles IgG, Mumps IgG and Rubella IgG that confirms immunity.
    • TdaP: documentation of a primary series and 1 adult dose of TdaP after the age of 18 years and within 5 years of program start date.
    • Hepatitis B: documentation of a 2 or 3 dose Hepatitis B series and a blood test for Hepatitis B antibodies (anti-HBs or HBsAb).
    • Varicella (chickenpox): documentation of 1 or 2 doses of Varicella-containing vaccine or a blood test for Varicella-Zoster IgG that confirms immunity.
    • Polio: documentation of a primary series.
    • Influenza: annual immunization is required as per provincial Mask or Immunize policy.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers (C) (Note: This must remain current during the duration of your program. It is your responsiblity to ensure that you participate in the required course to remain current.)
  • Respiratory Mask FIT Testing (Note: This must remain current during the duration of your program. It is your responsibility to ensure that you participate in the required course to remain current.)
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Training (Note: Training must be completed within 12 months of your program start date.) Training Locations
  • HSPnet Consent Form
  • Confidentiality Agreement Form
  • Workers Compensation Form
  • Student Authorization Form