Native Nursing Entry Program

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Interested in the Native Nursing Entry Program?

Students interested in the Native Nursing Entry program at Lakehead University will learn....

  • A mixture of traditional and western medical practices
  • Chemistry, Biology, Math, and English
  • Culturally appropriate care for Aboriginal Patients
  • Protection and maintenance of optimal health, providing valuable physical and emotional support

What is the Native Nursing Entry Program?

The NNEP is a nine month preparation program that will help you obtain the necessary skills and academic requirements you need to enter the nursing degree program at Lakehead University.

The Program will Include:

  • English, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology courses
  • Professional nursing orientation, paired with compassionate communication skills
  • Field placement experience in your own community or other Aboriginal health-care setting
  • Essential research and study skills, ensuring practical use in class and in the field


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