Welcome to the College of Nursing Message from our Dean

  • The College of Nursing offers a full range of educational programming including baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs to prepare you with the knowledge, practice competencies, critical reasoning, research and scholarship, and leadership practices required to prepare you as a competent and caring registered nurse, nurse practitioner, or registered midwife.

    Our inspiring learning environment integrates simulation, interprofessional education, indigenous knowledge and pedagogy, as well as blended learning models. Our team of expert leaders, faculty and staff create an innovative learning environment that fosters personal and professional development, mentorship and collaborative partnerships.

  • Image of Netha Dyck, Dean at the College of Nursing

As a member of the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, the College of Nursing is privileged to collaborate with the Max Rady College of Medicine and the Colleges of Pharmacy, Dentistry and Rehabilitation Sciences focusing on interdisciplinary models of care, interprofessional education and interdisciplinary research.

The profession of nursing offers a wonderful opportunity to make an invaluable contribution to patients, families and communities both locally and globally. Thank you for choosing us to launch your nursing education journey.

Sincerely,

Netha Dyck, RN, BN, MScA, EdD, CHE, I-FCNEI, I-FCAN
Dean, College of Nursing

Contact information:
204-474-9201
netha.dyck@umanitoba.ca

Leadership team

  • Netha Dyck
    Dean, College of Nursing

    Donna Martin
    Associate dean (Graduate)

    Susan McClement
    Associate dean (Research)

  • Jennifer Shaw
    Senior financial officer

    Kellie Thiessen
    Interim associate dean (Undergraduate)

    Lisa Wong
    Operations manager

Reports and plans

Approval and accreditation status

  • Bachelor of Nursing (BN) program approval

    Our Bachelor of Nursing program is approved by the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM). The Program received the maximum five year approval from March 2019 to March 2024.

  • Bachelor of Midwifery (BMid)

    The College of Midwives of Manitoba (CMM) supports and participates in the CAMEd accreditation review process. Students in the program are eligible for registration as student members of the CMM.

  • Nurse Practitioner (NP) program approval

    Our Master of Nursing Nurse Practitioner program is approved by the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM). The Program received the maximum five year approval from December 2018 to March 2024.

  • CASN accreditation logo.
  • Accreditation

    The Bachelor of Nursing program is accredited by the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing, achieving the maximum seven-year accreditation status. Educational Unit (2021-2028) and Program (2021-2028).

  • Nurse Practitioner (NP) Accreditation

    The Master of Nursing Nurse Practitioner program is accredited by the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN). Educational unit (2020-2027); Program (2020-2025).

Endowment fund

This fund was established to support the work of nursing faculty, staff and students who contribute their efforts to enhance the areas of nursing education, nursing practice, and nursing research — which align with the college’s mission to advance nursing knowledge and practice, and contribute to the health and well-being of society in general.

Eligibility

Eligibility criteria:

  1. The lead/primary applicant must be a faculty, student or staff member of the College of Nursing.
     
  2. Support is available for a wide variety of worthy projects consistent with the academic goals of the College, including but not limited to: teaching, scholarship, staff development, promotion and community outreach and faculty, student- or staff-led special initiatives that are aligned with the goals of the endowment fund. Priority will be given to student led initiatives. Original and new initiatives are encouraged.
     
  3. Activities and projects supported: The list below is neither exhaustive nor restrictive. The Fund is not intended to be used for activities or projects that would normally be funded by the operating or capital budgets of the College of Nursing.

Activities and projects supported
The list below indicates the types of activities and projects that may be supported by the Endowment Fund Advisory Committee. The list is neither exhaustive nor restrictive. The Fund is not intended to be used for activities or projects that would normally be funded by the operating or capital budgets of the College of Nursing.

Teaching

  • Funds for teaching resources (audio-visuals, films, etc.)
  • Funds for encouragement of teaching innovations

Scholarship

  • Funds to support the development of scholarship within the College of Nursing
  • Funds to support distinguished scholars/invited speakers to visit and engage with faculty and students in the College of Nursing.

Staff development

  • Funds for staff professional development projects and/or team building initiatives

Promotion of College of Nursing and community outreach

  • Funds for conference participation for students, faculty or staff
  • Funds for community outreach projects that are aligned with the goals of the endowment fund

Student or staff-led activities

  • Funds to support existing, and/or the establishment of, scholarship funds/bursaries for students to be administered by Financial Aid and Awards.
  • Funds for student and or staff-led activities that are aligned with the goals of the endowment fund

Note: Funds for research (and evaluation) projects are to be submitted to the MCNHR Research Competition which receives a yearly allocation of funding from the Nursing Endowment Fund Committee to support faculty research (through the Professional Foundations Grant) and graduate student thesis/dissertation projects (through the Graduate Student Research Grant).

Conditions

Conditions of award:

  1. Activities and projects supported by the Endowment Fund must comply with University policies, specifically where applicable the University polices related to research ethics and animal/biosafety board approvals. It is the responsibility of the applicant(s) to secure the appropriate board approval(s). Funds will not be released until all such approvals have been obtained.
  2. The award recipient is responsible for the use of the funds and for any over-expenditure. Expenditures must comply with University regulations concerning the use of special project funds and must be made in accordance with standard University financial procedures.
  3. Awards normally terminate one year from the date specified in the award notification and any unspent funds are automatically returned to the Endowment Fund.
  4. Within three months of the completion or termination of the award, a report is to be submitted to the Chair of the Endowment Fund. The report should address the following: monies spent and remaining, extent to which the objectives of the project were met, and presentations made as planned.
  5. Award holders are requested to acknowledge the assistance of the College of Nursing Endowment Fund in all publications, presentations and media coverage from this support.

Criteria

Criteria for assessing proposals:

The proposal’s relevance to the goals of the Endowment Fund

  • Enhances the work of the College in pursuit of excellence.
  • Demonstrates potential to involve and/or benefit a significant number of College, students, and/or staff.

Quality of proposal

  • A clearly written proposal, including a clear statement of objectives.
  • Demonstrates potential to involve and/or benefit a significant number of College, students, and/or staff.
  • Description of the activities for which funds are sought, and the personnel involved.
  • Inclusion of a schedule of activities, completion date of project, etc.
  • Inclusion of a detailed budget, itemizing proposed expenditure of funds. It is a requirement that the budget be reviewed by the College of Nursing’s Senior Financial Officer prior to submission.
  • Feasibility in terms of budget, schedule, personnel, and technical content.
  • The value/benefit/recognition expected to accrue to students, staff, the College, the University, etc.
  • Description of how findings will be disseminated.
  • Project proposals which may involve significant impact on the College of Nursing, such as potential changes to curriculum approaches and physical space within the College need to be vetted and an approval from the appropriate administrative person should be provide to the committee prior to funding.
  • Project proposals which involve teaching and learning resources must first be submitted to either the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee or Graduate Curriculum Governance and Quality Assurance Committee for support prior to being submitted to the Endowment Fund Advisory Committee for consideration.

Assessed need for funds

  • The need for the project.
  • Appropriateness of the budget to the stated objectives and activities.
  • Supplementary funds (applied for and received) must be included in the budget in order to determine what portion is being sought from the Endowment Fund.

Appendices: Should be limited to supplemental material that is essential to evaluate the proposal. Eg. Proposals for distinguished scholars/Invited speakers should include the invitee’s CV; Eg. Proposals for support to attend conferences should include the tentative program and/or other information on the content and goals of the conference.

Endowment fund committee terms of reference.

Apply

How to apply: A single electronic typed application, using the pdf form linked below, should be completed and digitally signed. Completed applications, and/or any additional supporting documentation that doesn’t fit in the form, can be emailed to Erin Langford, administrative support, Nursing Endowment Fund Advisory Committee.

Deadline: by 4:30 p.m., April 1, annually

Please make sure that you download and save the file to your computer, before entering your information, or you will lose the data entered.

Download the application form

Policies and procedures

Visit the for faculty and staff page for information on:

  • New hire on-boarding
  • HR and payroll
  • IST support
  • Printing exams
  • Travel and expenses
  • Hospitality
  • Research related
  • Workplace cultural working group

Contact us

College of Nursing
Helen Glass Centre for Nursing
89 Curry Place
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus) 
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 Canada

204-474-7452
204-474-7682