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Centre for Nursing and Health Studies

Athabasca University

Welcome to Athabasca University's Centre for Nursing and Health Studies (CNHS). CNHS and the Graduate Centre for Applied Psychology and are members of the Faculty of Health Disciplines at Athabasca University.

The CNHS is committed to offering you a quality university education through distance learning, whether it is a single course requirement or an undergraduate or graduate degree that you need. Distance learning is a challenging and rewarding way to enhance your education in your career without having to leave your home or workplace.

Choose from our undergraduate or graduate programs or take specific graduate courses as a non-program student. Each program is supported by a program advisor. You will find contact information for an advisor within your program of interest.

Centre for Nursing and Health Studies - Last Updated April 01, 2014

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News Brief Fall of 2014

Welcome to News Brief, a short collection of stories and notes about some of the great work underway in AU’s Faculty of Health Disciplines and in our wider community. With your help, we’ll evolve to keep you informed and connected with alumni and with the Faculty.

Art: 5 facts about why it helps online learning

Dr. Beth Perry is a professor in health care studies at Athabasca University and an authority on using arts-based teaching strategies in online learning. See more...

Oral Examinations

Check out the current Final Doctoral or Master’s Thesis Oral Examinations held by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Cancer and exercise, art and healing and more in Issue #3 of Caring for the Future newsletter

Winter 2014


Email Accounts:

As of December 1st, 2014 BN and LPN students will be given an AU email account. This account should be used for all university communication outside of Moodle courses. To access your AU email account, login to Moodle and select the FHD Email Access link. Follow the provided instructions to access your AU email account.


Controlled drugs and substances module available

Recognized by CARNA, this module will provide continuing education for Nurse Practitioners who wish to prescribe narcotics or controlled substances in their practice.

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