The Bachelor of Health Science program was approved by the QEII in February 1998, by the NS Department of Health in December 1998, by the Dalhousie Senate in March 1999 and by the Dalhousie Board of Governors in May 1999.
In order to operationalize this new program, the QEII/Dalhousie School of Health Sciences was created and approved by the Dalhousie Senate in June 1999.
As one of the academic units of the Faculty of Health Professions the School of Health Sciences reports directly to the Dean through the school's Director.
The DISCIPLINES represented include:
A Bit of History
The QEII/Dalhousie Faculty Of Health Professions Partnership Project:
The Partnership Project arose from a unique, comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach to professional diploma and baccalaureate education.
In February 1995, a partnership was formed representing the Allied Health Programs - QEII Health Sciences Centre; Faculty of Health Professions - Dalhousie University; Medical Health Sciences, NS Community College - Institute of Technology Campus; NS Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers; NS Society of Medical Laboratory Technologists; NS Association of Medical Radiation Technologists; and the Respiratory Therapy Society of Nova Scotia.
The purpose of the Partnership was:
The Bachelor of Health Science degree program is the outcome of the partnership project and encompasses the model that was developed.
The QEII and Dalhousie have maintained their partnership in order to implement the BHSc program.