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 in PDF format by August 1.

  • 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.
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  • Record of Immunization: Immunization requirements for educational programs will differ from your employment requirements for immunization but all information listed below is required for your clinical experience and must be submitted to the program.
    • History of Immunization: Copy of your history of immunization (Include childhood and employment records, and immunizations received for travel or other post-secondary programs)
    • Tuberculin Skin Test: results dated between August 1, 2019 and August 1, 2020. Positive results require submission of an x-ray report in addition to a copy of the results
    • MMR (measles, Mumps, Rubella): Documentation of 2 doses of MMR
    • TdaP: documentation of primary series and 1 adult dose of TdaP after age 18 years
    • Hepatitis B: documentation of a 2 or 3 dose Hepatitis B series. Blood test for surface antibody (HBsAB) that confirms immunity.
    • Varicella (chickenpox): documentation 2 doses of Varicella-containing vaccine OR a blood test for Varicella-Zoster IgG that confirms immunity.
    • Polio: documentation of a primary series.
  • 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
  • Student Photo/Video Consent Form