Opportunities in nursing

University preparation opens the door to leadership positions in hospitals and community health settings. Nurses with a University degree work in industrialized and developing countries to promote the health of rural and urban populations; They work in rehabilitation, critical care and mental health settings; They work in hospitals, in schools, in community clinics and in peoples' homes; They work to promote physical, psychosocial and environmental health; locally, nationally and internationally.

Different environments where a nurse can work:

  • Hospitals (pediatrics, emergency department, operating rooms, intensive care, cardiology, psychiatry, rehabilitation, and long-term care)
  • CLSCs (home care, infants, emergency care, school health, Info-Santé and front-line)
  • Teaching institutions (CEGEPs and universities)
  • Government agencies (public health)
  • Penitentiaries
  • Medical clinics
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Private firms
  • Developing countries

Visit the following websites for more information on the profession of nursing.

McGill University Health Center

Located in Montreal, the MUHC is a merger of five teaching hospitals affiliated with McGill University, Montreal Children's, Montreal General, Royal Victoria, Montreal Neurological, as well as the Montreal Chest Institute.

Health Careers interaction

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Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec

L'Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec est un ordre professionnel dont la fonction principale est d'assurer la protection du public en contrôlant, notamment, l'exercice de la profession infirmière par ses membres.