School of Health Sciences

School of Health Science

Dean, School of Health Sciences
The School of Health Sciences offers programs in a variety of allied health professions designed to align with Canada’s rigorous health standards. Recognized internationally, College of the North Atlantic’s (CNA) Health Sciences curriculum is both current and innovative, looking to national and provincial guidelines for direction and oversight.
Program delivery models combine comprehensive class-room instruction with experiential learning and include high-fidelity simulation and relevant clinical placements. Therapeutic communication skills, professional and ethical behaviour and evidence-based practice are embedded throughout all programs.
This School engages with industry partners and employers to ensure the most relevant of professional practice, which, in turn, produces job-ready graduates. These essential allied health professionals meet identified human resource needs within the health care sector and provincial workforce.
Did you know? Programs, such as Personal Care Attendant and Primary Care Paramedicine, are currently in high demand within the provincial healthcare sector, with approximately 93 per cent of graduates employed in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador
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On Campus
On Campus: All courses in this program will be delivered onsite at a CNA campus or at an approved location. Some courses may have online elements.
Blended: Some courses, or parts of courses, in this program will be delivered onsite at a CNA campus or at an approved location, while other courses, or parts of courses, will be delivered online or virtually to students at another location.
Online - Asynchronous
Online - Asynchronous: Delivered fully online with no scheduled classes, and allows students to learn on their own schedule, in a flexible environment, within a certain time frame.
Online - Synchronous
Online Synchronous: Delivered fully online with live, scheduled videoconference classes. The instructor and the students in the course engage with the course content and each other at the same time, from different locations.

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