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  • Objectives
    The Bachelor of Science (Nursing) graduate will: 1. Demonstrate application of nursing science through critical inquiry, commitment to life-long learning and evidence-based practice. 2. Practice competently by applying the principles of primary health care with diverse *clients in a variety of health care contexts and by responding to emerging trends, technology and concepts in health. 3. Communicate, collaborate and partner with *clients, and other members of the health care team to increase capacity and enhance health of populations. 4. Demonstrate ethical, legal and professional accountability in the practice of nursing and remain committed to professional competence through life-long learning. 5. Influence nursing and health care through a social and political analysis of current health care issues and application of leadership skills. *(individuals, family, groups, community and/or populations)
  • Practical experience
    There is an internship component associated with this program.
  • Entry requirements
    Basic Students
  • Academic Title
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing (for Basic Students)
  • Course description
    Program requirements may change with ongoing curricular revisions.

    First Year
                
    •     ANAT 1010.03
    •     BIOC 1420.03
    •     PHYL 1010.06
    •     NURS 1000.03
    •     NURS 1030.03
    •     NURS 1060.03
    •     NURS 1240.03 (a five-week clinical class starting in late April or early May with annual variations)
    •     9 credit hours at the 1000 level from Biology, Chemistry, Philosophy, Psychology and/or Sociology.

    Second Year
                
    •     MICI 1100.03
    •     NURS 2000.03
    •     NURS 2050.03
    •     NURS 2080.03
    •     NURS 2090.03
    •     NURS 2200.03
    •     NURS 2240.03
    •     NURS 2280.03
    •     NURS 2220.06 (a six-week clinical nursing class taken in May/June or July/August)
    •     STAT 1060.03

    Third Year
                

    •     NURS 3030.03
    •     NURS 3040.03
    •     NURS 3260.03
    •     NURS 3270.03
    •     NURS 3280.03
    •     NURS 3290.06 (a six-week clinical nursing class, usually starting in April or early May with annual variations)
    •     Six credit hours at the 2000 or 3000 level from Biology, Chemistry, Philosophy, Psychology, and/or Sociology
    •     Three credit hours of general electives may be taken from any class NOT listed as a nursing elective: however, the class must be at the 2000 level or above except in the case of a language (not English) which can be taken at the 1000 level.
    •     One Nursing elective (3 credit hours)

    Fourth Year
                

    •     NURS 4030.03
    •     NURS 4050.03
    •     NURS 4060.03
    •     NURS 4210.03
    •     NURS 4220.03
    •     NURS 4250.03
    •     NURS 4260.03
    •     One Nursing elective (3 credit hours)
    •     NURS 4240.06 (10 week internship beginning in February)

    • ANAT 1010.03: Basic Human Anatomy.
    • BIOC 1420.03: Introductory Biochemistry for Nursing Students.
    • MICI 1100.03 Health Science Microbiology.
    • NURS 1000.03: Introduction to the Foundations of Nursing.
    • NURS 1030.03: Human Development and Health I: Adults and Healthy Aging.
    • NURS 1060.03: Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing Practice.
    • NURS 1240.03: Introduction to Nursing Practice.
    • NURS 2000.03: Teaching and Learning and the Communication Process.
    • NURS 2050.03: Pharmacology and Nursing.
    • NURS 2080.03: Social and Cultural Determinants of Health.
    • NURS 2090.03: Pathophysiology and Nursing.
    • NURS 2200.03: Knowledge and Process in Nursing Practice I.
    • NURS 2220.06: Nursing Practice II.
    • NURS 2240.03: Knowledge and Process in Nursing Practice II.
    • NURS 2250.03: Theoretical Perspectives for Contemporary Nursing Practice.
    • NURS 2280.03: Care of Adults I.
    • NURS 2350.03: Fundamentals of Oncology Nursing.
    • NURS 2360.03: The Phenomenon of Pain: Assessment and Management.
    • NURS 3030.03: Nursing Research.
    • NURS 3040.03: Human Development and Health II: Children and Youth.
    • NURS 3080.03: Culture Caring and Health.
    • NURS 3260.03: Nursing Practice: Mothers, Infants and Childbearing Families.
    • NURS 3270.03: Nursing Practice: Caring for Families.
    • NURS 3280.03: Care of Adults II.
    • NURS 3290.06: Nursing Practice III.
    • NURS 3310.03: Health Informatics.
    • NURS 3320.03: Acute Care Specialty Nursing.
    • NURS 3350.03: Family Centered Supportive Care for Those Who are Living with Cancer.
    • NURS 4030.03: Collaborative Leadership for Nursing Practice.
    • NURS 4050.03: Advanced Communication and Counselling.
    • NURS 4060.03: Palliative Care Nursing.
    • NURS 4091.03: Breast Feeding for Family and Community Health.
    • NURS 4210.03: Nursing Practice: Children and Families.
    • NURS 4220.03: Mental Health Nursing Practice.
    • NURS 4240.06: Nursing Practice IV Internship.
    • NURS 4250.03: Community Health Assessment.
    • NURS 4260.03: Community Development and Advocacy.
    • NURS 4330.03: Self-Directed Learning.
    • NURS 4351.03: Specialty Practice of Oncology Nursing.
    • NURS 4360.03: Management - The Process in Health Care Agencies.
    • NURS 4370.03: Women and Aging.
    • NURS 4371.03: Addictions Nursing Practice.
    • NURS 4390.03: Intermediate Pathophysiology and Nursing.
    • NURS 4800.03: Interdisciplinary Class in Human Nutrition.
    • PHYL 1010XY.06: Human Physiology.
    • STAT 1060.03: Introductory Statistics for Science and Health Sciences.

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