As Board Members of CUN, it is our pleasure and honor to introduce you to our unique Holistic Nursing Programs. Our curricula are not only complying with American/Canadian and European accreditation standards, they are also based on the latest international developments in the field of Nursing and Medical education. If your dream is to become a BSN or even an MSN, while experiencing Nursing from an international perspective, then CUN is the best choice for you! We offer you the possibility of becoming part of passionate health care teams, around the world.
Nurses, trained at BSN level, are in high demand worldwide. African countries, like South Africa, have been battling a nationwide nursing shortage of tens of thousands, for many years. In most Asian and Latin American countries the shortage is even worse. According to a recent WHO report the ‘Nurse-to-population ratio’ is 10 times higher in Europe, than in Africa or Southeast Asia and 10 times higher in North America, than in Latin America! However even highly developed Western countries are struggling to keep a ‘healthy’ balance. According to the USA Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Registered Nurse workforce in the USA alone is expected to grow from 2.71 million in 2012 to 3.24 million in 2022 (an increase of 19%)! Medicare reforms, retiring ‘baby-boomers’ and an aging population are mainly responsible.
That doesn’t mean your career as a Nurse is a ‘done deal’, the moment you enter a Nursing School. Hospitals and other health care institutions, around the world, are focusing their demand on highly trained and broadly experienced Nurses. That means that being trained at BSN level has become a minimum requirement and is not a “plus” anymore! That also means that your professional experience, in numerous aspects of health care, must start the moment you enroll in your program and not the moment you finish your program. Although you will be on campus 3 to 9 consecutive semesters, depending on the program you follow, you start interacting with real patients already during your second semester. Our extensive BSN Program includes Nursing Internships (‘clinicals’), Nursing Residency Programs and abundant other practical training
Unlike many European and US Nursing Schools, we do not have any capacity issues. That means we have no waiting lists and no student quota. Furthermore, our admission procedures are completely transparent; every student that meets our published requirements will be admitted, there is no balloting involved. Can’t make it a certain academic semester? You don’t necessarily have to wait for the next academic year! We operate on a trimester schedule, with academic semesters (‘terms’) starting in January, May and September of every year.
We are continuously further developing our facilities, to make sure they stay state-of-the-art. We maintain small classes to provide a personalized education, catering to the individual needs of our students. Our faculty is highly qualified and internationally experienced and above all dedicated and committed to your success.
Besides our top-of-the-bill Nursing Programs, we offer an extra-curricular program that is filled with exciting activities, which will broaden and deepen your cultural, natural and professional awareness, like volunteering, guest lectures, seminars, workshops and field-trips. Since all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy, the Caribbean offers ample opportunity to engage in (water)sports and other recreational activities. Talking about recreation. . . don’t forget to meet up with friends and colleagues in our CUN Café! You want your voice to be heard where it really matters? Join the CUN Student Council. . .
Please browse our website and discover why attending CUN will change your life. If Nursing is your calling, then call us! Let us help you make your dream come true. We’ll bring out the best professional in you, so you can bring out the best in others.
We hope to welcome you soon!