ID Course Credits
NURS 113 NURS 113 - Clinical Skills I | 2022-2023

This course focuses on knowledge and laboratory practice of clinical skills related to the basic nurisng care of individuals.

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NURS 114 NURS 114 - Introduction to the Profession of Nursing | 2022-2023

This course introduces students to the foundational knowledge, skills, reasoning, and values required to embody the professional identity of a nurse in the provision of collabroative, safe, competent, ethical, compassionate and evidence-informed person-centered care.

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NURS 123 NURS 123 - Clinical Skills II | 2022-2023

This course builds on knowledge and laboratory practice of clinical skills related to the basic nursing care of individuals. It focuses on knowledge, clinical and health assessment skills, including biological, psychological, social and spiritual dimensions of health. It emphasizes techniques to gather health related data, including taking a health history and performing a physical examination, with the purpose of identifying patient care needs and formulating a plan of care.

2
NURS 124 NURS 124 - Communication and Covenantal Caring | 2022-2023

This course explores the concepts of communication and collaboration are explored with an emphasis on the skills and competencies nurses require to build strong interpersonal relationships with patients, interprofessional teams, and colleagues. Covennantal caring as foundational to interpersonal relationships and the influence of Chrstian values and beliefs are explored.

2
NURS 127 NURS 127 - Health Promotion and Primary Health Care | 2022-2023

This course introduces broad concepts of health promotion as a process of enabling people to increase control over, and to improve, their health. It introduces a range of social and environmental interventions used in promotion and protection of health, harm reduction, and prevention of disease. It introduces experiential learning and health teaching related to wellness and healthy living.

3
NURS 200 NURS 200 - Nursing Therapeutics I | 2022-2023

This course introduces nursing therapeutics interventions by the nurse in the care of well and ill persons. Emphasis is on nutritional and pharmacological interventions and related education in the context of care of adults and older adults.

3
NURS 212 NURS 212 - Nursing Care of Older Adults | 2022-2023

This course focuses on nursing care of older adults from a positive aging perspective. Emphasis is on the nursing process considering physiological, psychological, social, and spiritual dimensions of health, well-being, and common chronic conditions.

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NURS 213 NURS 213 - Clinical Practice: Adult Health I | 2022-2023

This course focuses on experiential learning of nursing care for older adults and takes place in older adult care agencies and in the nursing SIM laboratory. Emphasis is on the development of clinical reasoning through the delivery of safe, client-centered and evidence-informed healthcare. Using the nursing process framework (assessment, planning, implementing, evaluating), students will engage with older adult residents and the health care team, assess older adult patients' care, comfort, and personal needs, identify the appropriate nursing response, choose applicable tools and resources to provide collaborative care, assess and report outcomes. Students will have the opportunity to develop self-insight through reflection-on-practice as they experientially process the role of the gerontological nurse in direct care and consider equity concerns.

3
NURS 224 NURS 224 - Evidence-Informed Practice | 2022-2023

IThis course indtroduces concepts of evidence-informed nursing practice and its alignment with professional standards. Students develop research literacy skills to critically appraise research evidence across select methods. Related attitudes of inquiry, such as open-mindedness and curiosity, are emphasized.

3
NURS 227 NURS 227 - Global Health, Humanitarianism and Christian Missions | 2022-2023

This course focuses on global health, planetary health, health equity, humanitarianism and Chrsitian missions, with implications for nursing and interssectoral care. Emphasis is on exploring past and current global health topics, such as global burden of disease,health systems strengthening, public and health policy, human rights, indigenous health,infectious diseases and global disasters.

3
NURS 230 NURS 230 - History of Nursing | 2022-2023

This course examines the development of Canadian nursing over the past four centuries, with an emphasis on the 20th century. Based on an understanding of nursing as rooted in a Christian ethos of caring for strangers, this course critically explores the ways in which religion, politics, gender, race, economics, technology, culture, war, and epidemics have influenced the development of nursing both nationally and globally.NB: This course is an elective and is not offered every year.

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NURS 232 NURS 232 - Nursing Care of Adults | 2022-2023

This course focuses on nursing care of adults experiencing acute, chronic, and palliative conditions in hospital and community-based settings. Emphasis is placed on the nursing process considering physiological, psychological, social, and spiritual responses to illness and health..

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NURS 233 NURS 233 - Clinical Practice: Adult Health II | 2022-2023

This course focuses on experiential learning in the provision of nursing care for adults with acute and chronic illnesses. Emphasis is on the delivery of safe, persont-centered and evidence informed health care to adult clients in diverse settings. Clinical reasoning is emphasized in assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care.

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NURS 312 NURS 312 - Nursing Care and Mental Health | 2022-2023

This course focuses on nursing care as related to mental health throughout the life cycle in a variety of settings. Emphasis is placed on the nursing process considering physiological,psychological,emotional,social, and spiritual responses to mental illness and the promotion and restoration of mental health.

3
NURS 313 NURS 313 - Clinical Practice: Mental Health | 2022-2023

This course focuses on experiential learning in the provision of nursing care for clients with common acute and chronic mental health conditions. Emphasis is on the delivery of safe, person-centered and evidence-informed health care to clients in diverse settings. Clinical reasoning is emphasized in assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care.

3
NURS 317 NURS 317 - Community Health | 2022-2023

This course focuses on principles of community health nursing to ameliorate structural vulnerabilities and health disparities thorugh popoulation health strategies, community assessment and development, communicable disease control, interssectional care, advocacy and health policy.

3
NURS 318 NURS 318 - Clinical Practice: Community Health | 2022-2023

This course focuses on experiential learning in community. Emphasis is on collaborative assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of health care within diverse community settings.

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NURS 322 NURS 322 - Nursing Care of Childbearing Families | 2022-2023 3
NURS 323 NURS 323 - Clinical Practice: Family Health I | 2022-2023

This course focuses on experiential learning in the provision of nursing care for childbearing families. Emphasis is on the delivery of safe, clientcentered and evidence-informed healthcare to women, newborns, and their families during the childbearing years. Clinical reasoning is emphasized in assessment, planning and implementation and evaluation of nursing care.

3
NURS 342 NURS 342 - Nursing Care of Children and Families | 2022-2023

Concepts of nursing care are related to families managing acute and chronic conditions in home and hospital settings. Nursing process, family theory, child health, family health, and familycentred care principles are related to care to emphasize health promotion and health maintenance activities.

3
NURS 343 NURS 343 - Clinical Practice: Family Health II | 2022-2023

This course focuses on experiential learning in the provision of nursing care of children and their families. Emphasis is on the delivery of safe, client-centered and evidence-informed healthcare to children and their families in diverse settings. Clinical reasoning is emphasized in assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care.

3
NURS 350 NURS 350 - Spirituality and the Helping Professions | 2022-2023

In response to Canada's diverse society, this course provides the student opportunities to explore how religious, spiritual, and theological perspectives shape experiences of health, illness, and human suffering, with applications to spiritual caregiving and self-care practices of the helping professional

3
NURS 360 NURS 360 - Person-Centred Palliative Approach | 2022-2023

Focus is on how to provide a person-centered palliative approach to care for a growing population of individuals who have progressive life-limiting conditions, and their family caregivers.

3
NURS 400, 401 NURS 400, 401 - Directed Studies in Nursing | 2022-2023

Admission to a directed studies course is at the sole discretion of the Dean. These courses may be used for remediation or to develop a specific area of student interest.

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NURS 412 NURS 412 - Nursing Care of Adults with Complex Illness | 2022-2023

Concepts of nursing care are examined as they relate to the complex care needs of adults recovering from surgical procedures, as well as the needs of their families. Complex care refers to consideration of factors that influence wellness in the midst of illness, facilitate an understanding of related pathophysiology, and promote an awareness of cultural and other influences in health care.

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NURS 413 NURS 413 - Clinical Practice: Adult III | 2022-2023

This course focuses on experiential learning in the provision of nursing care for adults with complex acute and chronic illnesses who are recovering from surgical procedures. Emphasis is on the delivery of safe, client-centered and evidence-informed health care to adult clients. Clinical reasoning is emphasized in assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care.

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NURS 424 NURS 424 - Professional Ethics | 2022-2023

Key elements of professional nursing practice are explored through reading and discussion and applied in the development of a personal professional practice model. These key elements include theoretical and theological foundations of nursing, application of relevant theory to practice, critical analysis of pertinent nursing issues, ethical thinking and decision making, therapeutic relational aspects of client care, and responsible communication with clients, colleagues, and the public.

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NURS 434 NURS 434 - Leadership in Nursing | 2022-2023

Key concepts and processes of leadership are explored as they apply to nursing and health care. Students have the opportunity to examine and develop leadership skills required in contemporary nursing practice. Exercises promote the development and application of values and philosophies of nursing leaders within a Christian worldview

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NURS 443 NURS 443 - Clinical Practice: Consolidation | 2022-2023

Concepts of nursing care are applied to the provision of acute, rehabilitative, or palliative nursing care and health promotion in acute or community placements.

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