Nursing   (NURS)

Faculty of Health Sciences

Nursing 1155

Concepts of Health for Individuals and Families

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

This course provides an introduction to the concepts of community and population health, adult learning principles and strategies, the relationship of evidence to nursing practice, and strategies for individual contributions to effective group process. This course continues to explore concepts of health and wellness for individuals and families.

Prerequisite(s):Nursing 1168

Corequisite(s):Nursing 1173

Equivalent:Nursing 1120 (prior to 2017/2018)

Substantially Similar:
Nursing 1181

Nursing 1163

Introduction to Nursing Practice

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 0-0-9

This first nursing practice course provides the foundation for developing therapeutic and caring relationships with clients and introduces concepts of health assessment and basic nursing skills. Practice occurs in the context of healthy or stable individuals and families across the lifespan in different cultural contexts and settings.

Prerequisite(s):Admission to the B.N. program

Corequisite(s):Nursing 1168

Equivalent:Nursing 1220 (prior to 2017/2018)

Substantially Similar:
Nursing 1182

Nursing 1168

Introduction to Nursing and Concepts of Health

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

This course provides an introduction to the concepts of health and wellness for individuals and families, the role of the nurse, and the use of group process strategies to support self-directed learning.

Prerequisite(s):Admission to the B.N. program

Corequisite(s):Nursing 1163

Equivalent:Nursing 1020 (prior to 2017/2018)

Substantially Similar:
Nursing 1181

Nursing 1173

Health and Physical Assessment

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 0-0-9

This course includes physical health assessment techniques and the practice of basic nursing skills. Practice occurs in the context of healthy or stable individuals and families across the lifespan in different cultural contexts and settings.

Prerequisite(s):Nursing 1163 AND
Kinesiology 1160 (Biology 1160 at Lethbridge College)

Corequisite(s):Nursing 1155

Equivalent:Nursing 1320 (prior to 2017/2018)

Substantially Similar:
Nursing 1182

Nursing 1181

Nursing Concepts: Individuals and Families

Credit hours: 6.00

Contact hours per week: 6-0-0

The history of nursing, role of the nurse in various settings, and nursing as a profession. An introduction to the dimensions of health and wellness of populations across the lifespan in different cultural contexts and settings.

Prerequisite(s):Admission to the Bachelor of Nursing After Degree program

Corequisite(s):Nursing 1182

Equivalent:Nursing 1050 (prior to 2017/2018)

Substantially Similar:
Nursing 1155;
Nursing 1168

Nursing 1182

Introduction to Nursing: Assessment and Practice

Credit hours: 6.00

Contact hours per week: 0-0-12

Provides the foundation for developing therapeutic relationships and introduces the concepts of health assessment and basic nursing skills. Learning opportunities in the classroom, lab, and practice environment. Practice occurs in the context of healthy or stable individuals and families across the lifespan in different cultural contexts and settings.

Prerequisite(s):Admission to the Bachelor of Nursing After Degree program

Corequisite(s):Nursing 1181

Equivalent:Nursing 1150 (prior to 2017/2018)

Substantially Similar:
Nursing 1163;
Nursing 1173

Nursing 1400

Becoming a Nurse

Credit hours: 2.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

An exploration of the disciplinary knowledge base of nursing including an emphasis on multiple ways of knowing that inform the art and science of nursing. Includes an examination of the foundational concepts of nursing as a self-regulating profession, and an introduction to self as a member of the professional nursing community.

Prerequisite(s):Admission to the B.N. program

Corequisite(s):Nursing 1410 AND
Nursing 1420

Nursing 1410

Personal Health and Wholeness

Credit hours: 2.00

Contact hours per week: 3-1-0

Critical exploration of concepts of health and wholeness from a personal perspective and as an emerging professional. Exploration of principles, practices, and issues related to health, with a particular emphasis on building self-awareness and resilience. Incorporates further knowledge development and integration in the lab environment with an emphasis on learning to provide safe, high-quality nursing care.

Prerequisite(s):Admission to the B.N. program

Corequisite(s):Nursing 1400 AND
Nursing 1420

Substantially Similar:
Health Sciences 1010

Nursing 1420

Intersectionality and Health

Credit hours: 2.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

An introduction to socio-cultural perspectives on health, healing, and wholeness, founded upon an exploration of diverse identities, health beliefs, and practices. Focus is on intersectionality, cultural safety, and humility, and a particular emphasis on Blackfoot ways of knowing and perspectives on health.

Prerequisite(s):Admission to the B.N. program

Corequisite(s):Nursing 1400 AND
Nursing 1410

Nursing 1500

Caring Communication

Credit hours: 2.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

An introduction to caring and effective communication to enhance relational practice with clients and families, and within the inter-professional team. Includes therapeutic use of self, and effective team functioning and decision making.

Prerequisite(s):Nursing 1400 AND
Nursing 1410 AND
Nursing 1420

Corequisite(s):Nursing 1521 AND
Nursing 1522

Nursing 1521

Assessing Health

Credit hours: 2.00

Contact hours per week: 3-2-0

Provides the theoretical foundations for assessing health and wellness, and delivering basic nursing care to support health, healing, and wholeness. Includes gathering and interpreting subjective and objective client information for the purposes of providing care to adults.

Prerequisite(s):Nursing 1400 AND
Nursing 1410 AND
Nursing 1420

Corequisite(s):Nursing 1500 AND
Nursing 1522

Nursing 1522

Introduction to Praxis

Credit hours: 2.00

Other hours per term: 0-18-48

Application of foundational nursing knowledge in praxis with adults in a variety of lab and practice settings, with an emphasis on providing safe, high quality nursing care. Includes focus on the integration of caring communication while practicing assessment and basic nursing skills.

Prerequisite(s):Nursing 1400 AND
Nursing 1410 AND
Nursing 1420

Corequisite(s):Nursing 1500 AND
Nursing 1521

Grading:Pass/Fail

Nursing 1600

Nursing and Intersectionality

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Critical exploration of the disciplinary knowledge base of nursing, including diverse concepts of health and wholeness. Focuses on intersectionality, cultural safety and humility, and a particular emphasis on Blackfoot ways of knowing and perspectives on health. An introduction to foundational concepts of nursing as a self-regulating profession.

Prerequisite(s):Admission to the B.N. After Degree program

Corequisite(s):Nursing 1522 AND
Nursing 1610

Nursing 1610

Assessing Health and Wholeness

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-2-0

Introduction to caring, persuasive communication for effective relational practice in assessing health and wellness, and delivering basic nursing care to support health, healing, and wholeness. Includes applying a broad suite of communication skills to gathering and interpreting subjective and objective client information for the purposes of collaborating with clients and members of the inter-professional team.

Prerequisite(s):Admission to the B.N. After Degree program

Corequisite(s):Nursing 1522 and Nursing 1600

Nursing 2254

Maternity and Pediatric Nursing

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

This course focuses on the experiences of child-bearing and child-rearing families with varied cultural backgrounds in diverse geographical settings. It integrates concepts of health promotion, illness prevention, epidemiology, pathophysiology, and therapeutics.

Prerequisite(s):Completion of all Year One requirements in the B.N. program
OR
Completion of the first two terms in the B.N. After Degree program

Equivalent:Nursing 2125 (prior to 2017/2018)

Nursing 2263

Medical-Surgical Nursing Practice

Credit hours: 5.00

Contact hours per week: 0-0-15

Explores increasingly complex nursing skills and provision of basic nursing care for adults with acute and chronic health challenges with varied cultural backgrounds. Students will have the opportunity to apply pharmacology, pathophysiology, critical thinking, and clinical judgment to care of adults experiencing illness in acute care settings.

Prerequisite(s):Completion of all Year One requirements in the B.N. program

Corequisite(s):Nursing 2268 AND
Nursing 2279

Equivalent:Nursing 2150 (prior to 2017/2018)

Grading:Pass/Fail

Nursing 2268

Disruptions in Health I

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

This course provides an introduction to acute and chronic health challenges for adults with varied cultural backgrounds in diverse geographical settings. It integrates concepts of gerontology, health promotion, illness prevention, epidemiology, pathophysiology, and therapeutics.

Prerequisite(s):Completion of all Year One requirements in the B.N. program
OR
Completion of the first term in the B.N. After Degree program

Corequisite(s):Nursing 2263 AND
Nursing 2279

Equivalent:Nursing 2020 (prior to 2017/2018)

Nursing 2269

Rural Nursing Practice

Credit hours: 5.00

Contact hours per week: 0-0-15

Explores increasingly complex nursing skills and provision of basic nursing care for adults with acute and chronic health challenges with varied cultural backgrounds. Students will have the opportunity to apply pharmacology, pathophysiology, critical thinking and clinical judgement to care of adults experiencing illness in rural acute care settings.

Prerequisite(s):Completion of the first term of the B.N. After Degree program

Corequisite(s):Nursing 2268

Substantially Similar:
Nursing 2150 (prior to 2017/2018)

Grading:Pass/Fail

Nursing 2279

Nursing Issues and Health Care in Canada

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

This course is an exploration and examination of professional nursing practice concepts and issues. The focus will be on historical and contemporary roles as well as ethical and legal responsibilities of the Registered Nurse within the context of the nursing profession and the heath care system. Topics include the application of theory to practice, multidisciplinary health care team issues, and professional association and union roles.

Prerequisite(s):Completion of all Year One requirements in the B.N. program

Corequisite(s):Nursing 2268 AND
Nursing 2263

Equivalent:Nursing 2135 (prior to 2017/2018)

Nursing 2290

Pharmacology and Applied Therapeutics

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

This course provides an introduction to integrative therapeutic modalities including conventional (i.e., allopathic), alternative, and complementary therapies used in health care and the pathophysiologic, psychologic, energetic, and spiritual basis for these therapies. The nurse's role in promoting quality of life through appropriate use of various treatment modalities and dealing with implications and effects is explored.

Prerequisite(s):Completion of all Year One requirements in the B.N. program
OR
Completion of the first term in the B.N. After Degree program

Equivalent:Nursing 2260 (prior to 2017/2018)

Nursing 2293

Maternity and Pediatric Nursing Practice

Credit hours: 5.00

Contact hours per week: 0-0-15

Explores increasingly complex nursing skills and provision of basic nursing care for women, children, and families from various cultural backgrounds. Students will have the opportunity to apply pharmacology, pathophysiology, critical thinking, and clinical judgment to the care of women through the antenatal, labour, delivery, postpartum period and to children experiencing illness in an acute care setting.

Prerequisite(s):Nursing 2263

Corequisite(s):Nursing 2254

Equivalent:Nursing 2255 (prior to 2017/2018)

Grading:Pass/Fail

Nursing 2300

Evidence and Praxis

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

An analysis of how multiple ways of knowing and sources of evidence inform nursing practice. Includes learning to access, assess, critique, and incorporate different forms of evidence, with an emphasis on research utilization in nursing practice and the meaningful incorporation of primary and filtered research evidence.

Prerequisite(s):Completion of all Year One requirements in the B.N. program

Corequisite(s):Nursing 2322 AND
Nursing 2321

Nursing 2321

Health of Persons

Credit hours: 6.00

Contact hours per week: 6-2-0

An examination of chronic and acute health challenges experienced across the lifespan. Incorporates fundamental knowledge of anatomy, pathophysiology, pharmacology, microbiology, and human development into nursing responses to the lived experiences of these challenges, with an emphasis on person centered care. Includes knowledge development and integration in the lab environment with an emphasis on learning to provide safe, high quality nursing care.

Prerequisite(s):Completion of all Year One requirements in the B.N. program
OR
Completion of the first two terms in the B.N. After Degree program

Corequisite(s):Nursing 2300 AND
Nursing 2322
OR
Nursing 3622

Nursing 2322

Praxis with Persons

Credit hours: 5.00

Contact hours per week: 0-0-16

Building upon a growing knowledge base in holistic health assessment, this praxis opportunity focuses on supporting health, healing, and wholeness at all stages of life, through relational practice, with a focus on the person as the unit of care. Placement experiences in sub-acute and/or post-acute and rural settings will facilitate opportunities for students to expand their view beyond urban hospital practice and participate in person centred care within a multidisciplinary team.

Prerequisite(s):Completion of all Year One requirements in the B.N. program

Corequisite(s):Nursing 2321 AND
Nursing 2300

Grading:Pass/Fail

Nursing 2421

Health of Families

Credit hours: 6.00

Contact hours per week: 6-2-0

An examination of chronic and acute health challenges experienced across the lifespan. Incorporates fundamental knowledge of anatomy, pathophysiology, pharmacology, microbiology, and human development into nursing responses to the lived experiences of these challenges, with an emphasis on family theory and contemporary models of care. Includes knowledge development and integration in the lab environment with an emphasis on learning to provide safe, high quality nursing care.

Prerequisite(s):Completion of all Year One requirements in the B.N. program
OR
Nursing 1522 AND
Nursing 1600 AND
Nursing 1610

Corequisite(s):Nursing 2422

Nursing 2422

Praxis with Families

Credit hours: 5.00

Contact hours per week: 0-0-16

Building upon a growing knowledge base in holistic health assessment, this praxis opportunity focuses on supporting health, healing and wholeness at all stages of life, through relational practice, with a focus on family as the unit of care. A variety of placement experiences will facilitate opportunities for students to expand their view beyond hospital practice and participate in family-centred care within a multidisciplinary team.

Prerequisite(s):Completion of all Year One requirements in the B.N. program
OR
Completion of the first term in the B.N. After Degree program

Corequisite(s):Nursing 2421

Grading:Pass/Fail

Nursing 3020

Community Health Nursing

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Examination of community health nursing theoretical foundations, values, and principles, using the Canadian Community Health Nursing Standards of Practice as a framework to explore health promotion, prevention/protection, and maintenance/restoration. Explores concepts such as health equity, social justice, and the social determinants of health.

Prerequisite(s):Completion of all Year Two requirements in the B.N. program
OR
Completion of the first three terms in the B.N. After Degree program

Corequisite(s):Nursing 4520

Mutually Exclusive:
Addictions Counselling 3002;
Health Sciences 3002

Substantially Similar:
Addictions Counselling 3002;
Health Sciences 3002

Nursing 3021

Community and Population Health

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

An introduction to community as client and an exploration of health as a socio-ecological concept. Focus is on population health promotion with the general public and groups experiencing inequities. Incorporates the social determinants of health, and principles of social justice, primary healthcare, and community development.

Prerequisite(s):Completion of all Year Two requirements in the B.N. program
OR
Completion of all Year One requirements in the B.N. After Degree program

Corequisite(s):Nursing 3022 AND
One of Nursing 3610, Nursing 3100, Nursing 3200, or Nursing 3300

Mutually Exclusive:
Addictions Counselling 3002;
Health Sciences 3002

Substantially Similar:
Addictions Counselling 3002;
Health Sciences 3002

Nursing 3022

Praxis in Health Promotion

Credit hours: 6.00

Contact hours per week: 0-0-16

A praxis opportunity to utilize a strengths-based approach with populations in their communities where they live, work, grow, and play. Considering diversity and health inequities, and addressing determinants of health, students will enact the principles of primary health care and implement strategies for health promotion.

Prerequisite(s):Completion of all Year Two requirements in the B.N. program
OR
Completion of all Year One requirements in the B.N. After Degree program

Corequisite(s):Nursing 3021 AND
One of Nursing 3610, Nursing 3100, Nursing 3200, or Nursing 3300

Grading:Pass/Fail

Nursing 3100

Leadership and Change

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

An examination of the individual and collective professional responsibilities of nurses to lead, advocate for, and enact positive change at the inter-professional practice team level, and at organizational and public policy levels. Integrates change theory, advocacy, social justice, equity, cultural safety, relational ethics, communication for change, and the dynamics of power and influence. Includes an exploration of theories, techniques, and strategies for facilitating health change with individuals, creating cultures of practice excellence, and collaboratively leading change towards a preferred future.

Prerequisite(s):Completion of all Year Two requirements in the B.N. program

Corequisite(s):One of [Nursing 3021 and Nursing 3022], [Nursing 3121 and Nursing 3122], or [Nursing 3221 and Nursing 3222]

Nursing 3121

Mental Health and Addiction

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-2-0

An examination of acute and chronic mental health conditions affecting the lives of individuals. Integrates knowledge of pathophysiology, neurology, and pharmacology with nursing responses to support persons living with these health challenges. Includes a focus on intersectionality, addictions, and alternative perspectives to understanding mental health and addictions. Incorporates further knowledge development and integration in the lab environment with an emphasis on providing safe, high quality nursing care, a continued focus on integration of knowledge around pharmacology, applied therapeutics, and practice of relevant skills, nursing responses.

Prerequisite(s):Completion of all Year Two requirements in the B.N. program
OR
Completion of the first two terms in the B.N. After Degree program

Corequisite(s):Nursing 3122 AND
One of Nursing 3200, Nursing 3100, or Nursing 3300
OR
Nursing 4622

Nursing 3122

Praxis in Mental Health

Credit hours: 6.00

Contact hours per week: 0-0-16

Engaging in relational practice with individuals experiencing mental health and addiction challenges in acute, rural, and community settings. Emphasis is on person centered care and inter-professional collaboration in meeting the complex needs of individuals.

Prerequisite(s):Completion of all Year Two requirements in the B.N. program

Corequisite(s):Nursing 3121 AND
One of Nursing 3200, Nursing 3100, or Nursing 3300

Grading:Pass/Fail

Nursing 3125

Mental Health Nursing

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

This course focuses on the experiences of individuals, families and communities with increasingly complex mental health challenges across the lifespan.

Prerequisite(s):Completion of all Year Two requirements in the B.N. program
OR
Completion of the first two terms in the B.N. After Degree program

Corequisite(s):One of Nursing 4510 or Nursing 4511

Nursing 3135

Leadership in Nursing

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

This course is an examination of the social, economic, ethical and political issues and policies influencing the nursing profession and the health care system. Topics include scope of practice, legal liability, nursing work life, change strategies, leadership/management concepts, and individual responsibility for promoting effective change.

Prerequisite(s):Completion of the first five terms in the B.N. program
OR
Completion of the first three terms in the B.N. After Degree program

Corequisite(s):One of Nursing 3020, Nursing 3125, or Nursing 3230

Nursing 3200

Praxis and the Digital Age

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

An exploration of nursing practice in digital health. Includes an examination of the implications for nursing of: factors that affect the ability to access and use digital technologies, virtual inter-professional health care, digital health coaching and self-care support for chronic conditions, artificial intelligence, the use of big data, social media and marketing to support and promote health, and other emerging trends in digital health.

Prerequisite(s):Completion of all Year Two requirements in the B.N. program
OR
Completion of all Year One requirements in the B.N. After Degree program

Corequisite(s):One of [Nursing 3121 and Nursing 3122], [Nursing 3021 and Nursing 3022], or [Nursing 3321 and Nursing 3322]

Nursing 3230

Disruptions in Health II

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

This course focuses on the experiences of individuals and families with increasingly complex acute and chronic health challenges across the lifespan.

Prerequisite(s):Completion of all Year Two requirements in the B.N. program
OR
Completion of the first three terms in the B.N. After Degree program

Corequisite(s):One of Nursing 4530 or Nursing 4531

Nursing 3300

Nursing and Global Health

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

An examination of the epidemiology of health and illness at a global level. Includes an exploration of nursing leadership in global health and collaborative action across disciplines in addressing current and emerging health challenges facing our world.

Prerequisite(s):Completion of all Year Two requirements in the B.N. program

Corequisite(s):One of [Nursing 3021 and Nursing 3022], [Nursing 3121 and Nursing 3122], or [Nursing 3321 and Nursing 3322]

Nursing 3321

Acute Health Disruptions

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-2-0

An examination of acute and urgent health challenges experienced by adults. Integrates knowledge of pathophysiology, pharmacology, and microbiology into nursing responses to the lived experiences of these challenges with a particular emphasis on nursing management of complex patient care situations. Includes further knowledge development and integration in the lab environment with an emphasis on providing safe, high-quality nursing care.

Prerequisite(s):Completion of all Year Two requirements in the B.N. program
OR
Completion of all requirements in the first four terms of the B.N. After Degree program

Corequisite(s):Nursing 3322 AND
One of Nursing 3100, Nursing 3200, or Nursing 3300

Nursing 3322

Praxis in Acuity

Credit hours: 6.00

Contact hours per week: 0-0-16

This praxis opportunity will focus on the integration of theoretical and practical knowledge from the health sciences, social sciences, and nursing practice to guide person-centered and evidence-informed care of adults experiencing acute health challenges. Emphasis is on prioritization and organization, critical thinking, clinical reasoning, and judgment.

Prerequisite(s):Completion of all Year Two requirements in the B.N. program
OR
Completion of all requirements in the first four terms of the B.N. After Degree program

Corequisite(s):Nursing 3321 AND
One of Nursing 3100, Nursing 3200, or Nursing 3300

Grading:Pass/Fail

Nursing 3360

Research in Nursing

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

This course is designed to enhance the student's abilities to comprehend, critique and use research in professional practice.

Prerequisite(s):Third-year standing (a minimum of 60.0 credit hours) in the Faculty of Health Sciences

Nursing 3610

Nursing Leadership and Global Health

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

An exploration of nursing leadership in global health and collaborative action across disciplines in addressing current and emerging health trends and challenges facing our world, and advocacy to reduce global health inequities and the global burden of disease. Integrates elements of change theory, relational ethics, social justice, and the dynamics of power and influence, as well as examines the epidemiology of health and illness at global level.

Prerequisite(s):Completion of all Year One requirements in the B.N. After Degree program

Corequisite(s):Nursing 3021 AND
Nursing 3022

Nursing 3620

Evidence and Health

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

An analysis of how multiple ways of knowing and sources of evidence inform nursing practice and the meaningful incorporation of primary and filtered research evidence. Includes learning to critique and incorporate different forms of evidence, with an emphasis on research utilization in nursing practice. Incorporates evidence relating to how technology influences health and professional practice.

Prerequisite(s):Completion of all requirements in the first four terms of the B.N. After Degree program.

Corequisite(s):Nursing 3321 and Nursing 3322

Nursing 3622

Praxis with Persons

Credit hours: 5.00

Other hours per term: 0-0-152

Building upon a growing knowledge base in holistic health assessment, this praxis opportunity will focus on supporting health, healing, and wholeness through relational practice with persons in both rural and sub-acute urban settings, with a focus on persons as the unit of care.

Prerequisite(s):Completion of all requirements in the first two terms of the B.N. After Degree program

Corequisite(s):Nursing 2321

Grading:Pass/Fail

Nursing 4135

Global Health Issues and Trends

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Students will be offered an opportunity to examine psycho-social-spiritual, economic, ethical and political issues influencing health, illness, and healing within both Canadian and global health care arenas. Evidence-based change strategies (e.g., political, marketing, leadership) that address these issues will be explored. Students will identify possible solutions to promote effective and efficient nursing care delivery to clients, families and communities.

Prerequisite(s):Completion of all Year Three requirements in the B.N. program
OR
Completion of the first four terms in the B.N. After Degree program

Corequisite(s):One of Nursing 4510, Nursing 4520, or Nursing 4530

Nursing 4510

Mental Health Nursing Practice

Credit hours: 6.00

Other hours per term: 0-0-208

In this course students initiate, deliver, and evaluate care for individuals, families and populations with acute and chronic health challenges in community and institutional settings.

Prerequisite(s):Completion of all Year Two requirements in the B.N. program

Corequisite(s):Nursing 3125

Substantially Similar:
Nursing 4511

Grading:Pass/Fail

Nursing 4511

Mental Health Nursing Practice

Credit hours: 5.00

Other hours per term: 0-0-152

In this course students initiate, deliver, and evaluate care for individuals, families and populations with acute and chronic health challenges in community and institutional settings.

Prerequisite(s):Completion of the first two terms in the B.N. After Degree program

Corequisite(s):Nursing 3125

Substantially Similar:
Nursing 4510

Grading:Pass/Fail

Nursing 4520

Community Health Nursing Practice

Credit hours: 6.00

Other hours per term: 0-0-208

In this course students advocate and assume responsibility for holistic care of individuals, families and populations with acute and chronic health challenges in community and institutional settings.

Prerequisite(s):Completion of all Year Two requirements in the B.N. program
OR
Completion of the first three terms in the B.N. After Degree program

Corequisite(s):Nursing 3020

Grading:Pass/Fail

Nursing 4530

Rural Nursing Practice

Credit hours: 6.00

Other hours per term: 0-0-208

This practice course offers students more independent and advanced nursing experience in increasingly complex clinical learning situations. Students work collaboratively with individuals, families and populations who have acute and chronic health challenges in community and institutional settings.

Prerequisite(s):Completion of all Year Two requirements in the B.N. program

Corequisite(s):Nursing 3230

Substantially Similar:
Nursing 4531

Grading:Pass/Fail

Nursing 4531

Medical-Surgical Nursing Practice

Credit hours: 6.00

Other hours per term: 0-0-208

This practice course offers students more independent and advanced nursing experience in increasingly complex clinical learning situations. Students work collaboratively with individuals, families and populations who have acute and chronic health challenges in community and institutional settings.

Prerequisite(s):Completion of the first three terms of the B.N. After Degree program

Corequisite(s):Nursing 3230

Substantially Similar:
Nursing 4530

Grading:Pass/Fail

Nursing 4622

Praxis in Mental Health

Credit hours: 5.00

Engaging in relational practice with individuals experiencing mental health and addiction challenges in acute, rural, and community settings. Emphasis is on client-engaged care and inter-professional collaboration in meeting the complex needs of individuals.

Prerequisite(s):Completion of all requirements in the first two terms of the B.N. After Degree program

Corequisite(s):Nursing 3121

Nursing 4750

Senior Preceptorship

Credit hours: 15.00

Other hours per term: 0-0-382

A 10-week consolidated, pre-professional, clinical nursing course in a wide variety of community, institutional and cultural settings. The student's practicum schedule is organized according to the assigned schedule of the clinical preceptor. By the end of the course, the student is expected to demonstrate independent clinical decision making and carry a clinical work assignment appropriate for a beginning practitioner with minimal guidance.

Prerequisite(s):Completion of all course work in the first seven terms of the B.N. program
OR
Completion of the first five terms in the B.N. After Degree program

Grading:Pass/Fail

Nursing 4922

Professional Preceptorship

Credit hours: 15.00

Other hours per term: 12-0-350

A minimum ten-week, consolidated 350-hour preceptored clinical practicum to integrate and consolidate nursing knowledge in a selected practice area. Additionally, an online, asynchronous discussion forum that supports students' engagement around professional nursing practice issues, and connection to resources that will support their professional transition.

Prerequisite(s):Completion of all course work in the first seven terms of the B.N. program
OR
Completion of all course work in the first five terms of the B.N. After Degree program

Grading:Pass/Fail

Nursing 9999

Collaborative Registration Placeholder

Credit hours: 0.00

This is a placeholder registration for students admitted to the B.N. program who are studying at an associated college.

Note:No fees are assessed for this registration.