Collaborative programs in aging and the life course, bioethics, health services and policy research and women's studies are available to graduate-level nursing students at the University of Toronto which also offers undergraduate and doctoral programs. Full and part-time post-RN programs, Masters in Nursing and a primary health care nurse practitioner program are among the options offered by Ryerson University along with a collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing program offered in partnership by Ryerson University, Centennial College, and George Brown College. Another collaborative Bachelor of Nursing Program, focusing on caring and primary health care, is offered by Humber College.
According to Ontario Job Futures the outlook is good for registered nursing jobs through 2009, as the occupation is expected to grow more rapidly than average; it lists the outlook for licensed practical nurses as average.
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As Canada's largest city and the provincial capital of Ontario, Toronto is one of the country's most important health sciences centers. However, the Canadian Nurses Association predicts a shortage of 35,000 nurses in Ontario by 2011. That urgent need for nurses has led Toronto to offer a wide variety of opportunities for those interested in nursing education and careers.
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