Course Description

The Calgary International Summer Program is a 4-week program for international students interested in visiting Canada during the summer season. Students will be immersed in the UCalgary campus environment while taking two Nursing courses taught by the Faculty of Nursing. In this intensive program students will gain international academic experience, learn Canadian culture first-hand and visit top destinations in and around Calgary. Courses will be graded and include a certificate of participation.

Please review International Refunds and Transfers policy.


  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be confident learning in an English classroom at the undergraduate level
  • Must meet UCalgary Continuing Education's English language proficiency requirements
  • Must have taken minimum one year of degree program training in their chosen discipline
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9:00AM to 4:30PM
Jul 02, 2024 to Jul 26, 2024
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Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $5,100.00 or $500.00 deposit Click here to get more information
Section Notes


Choose two Nursing courses from below

Note: In case of low enrolment, some of the courses below may not be available. If that happens, we will contact you to transfer to a different course or provide full refund.

  • Canadian Nursing Context and Practice

    This course explains the concepts foundational to the profession and discipline of nursing in Canada. The course emphasizes the social commitments and contributions of nursing within nurses’ professional scope of practice. The course explores complexity and transition, social justice, and ethics of care. The course includes a comprehensive overview of the Canadian health care system.

  • Community and Population Health

    In this course, determinants of health, health indices, principles and methods of epidemiology, and population- based health management are emphasized. Conduct of health surveys and use of population-based health data to identify health risk are addressed. Concepts of microbiology and risk elevation related to ages and stages of the lifespan are integrated. Basic tenets of evidence-informed practice will be introduced.

  • Nurses and Families

    This course will provide an overview of the concept of family and family systems theory in relation to the role of nurses and the health of families. The Calgary Family Assessment Model is used as a framework for assessing families in a variety of practice settings and across the lifespan. It emphasizes the stages of a working with families and the fundamental skills required to develop therapeutic nurse-family relationships.

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