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Nursing, Faculty of Applied Science

NURS_V: Nursing

In the clinical nursing courses the ratio between class and supervised nursing experience varies but in the overall program it is approximately 1:3; the credit values for these courses are based on both instruction and supervised nursing experience.


  1. NURS_V 180 (3) Stress and Strategies to Promote Well Being

    Introduction to foundational knowledge related to stress, stressors, resilience, social support, and strategies to foster physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health. Open to all students interested in learning about managing and navigating the stressors of student life.

  2. NURS_V 270 (3) Diverse Perspectives on Aging

    Examines aging experience from interdisciplinary, equity, diversity, inclusion and Indigeneity (EDI-I) (race, sex, gender, disability), and systems perspectives. Topics include older adult health and illness, age friendly communities, ageism and stigma, and end of life issues.

  3. NURS_V 280 (3) Human Sexual Health

    Beliefs, behaviours, and expressions of human sexuality and the link to health for students from any program. How sexuality is discussed and practiced from various perspectives, and strategies to promote healthy sexual expression and sexual health.

  4. NURS_V 290 (3) Health Impacts of Climate Change

    Human health impacts of the current and projected environmental crisis; study of key concepts and ideas to prepare for the future to promote wellbeing of individuals, communities and populations.

  5. NURS_V 300 (3) Theoretical and Professional Foundations for Nursing Practice

    Introduction to knowledge fundamental to the discipline and practice of nursing. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  6. NURS_V 301 (3) Theoretical Perspectives in Nursing: Primary Health Care

    Analysis and application of theories, concepts, evidence and competencies guiding professional nursing practice in the context of primary health care. Prerequisite: Five of NURS 300, NURS 310, NURS 321, NURS 322, NURS 330, NURS 352, NURS 360. Corequisite: NURS 362 and one of NURS 323, NURS 401. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  7. NURS_V 303 (3) Theoretical Perspectives in Nursing: People Living with Mental Health Challenges and Their Families

    Theory informing a life course perspective on nursing practice with people living with mental health challenges and their families is introduced. Prerequisite: All of NURS 300, NURS 310, NURS 321, NURS 322, NURS 330, NURS 352, NURS 360. Corequisite: NURS 363 and one of NURS 323, NURS 401. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  8. NURS_V 310 (2) Basic Principles of Pharmacology for Nursing Practice

    Basic principles of pharmacology and the basic structure and function of each body system will be explored to demonstrate how drug interactions occur within systems. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  9. NURS_V 321 (2) Foundational Skills and Competencies for Clinical Practice I

    Skills and competencies for clinical practice using a variety of modalities and learning activities. Corequisite: All of NURS 300, NURS 310, NURS 330, NURS 352, NURS 360. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  10. NURS_V 322 (1) Foundational Skills and Competencies for Clinical Practice II

    Clinical practice through a variety of modalities and learning activities in the laboratory environment. Prerequisite: All of NURS 300, NURS 310, NURS 321, NURS 330, NURS 352, NURS 360. Corequisite: All of NURS 331, NURS 361. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  11. NURS_V 323 (2) Foundational Skills and Competencies for Clinical Practice III

    Skills and competencies for clinical practice across the lifespan and health care continuum through a variety of modalities and learning activities. Prerequisite: All of NURS 300, NURS 310, NURS 321, NURS 330, NURS 352, NURS 360. Corequisite: Either (a) all of NURS 345, NURS 365 or (b) all of NURS 346, NURS 366 or (c) all of NURS 303, NURS 363 or (d) all of NURS 301, NURS 362. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  12. NURS_V 330 (3) Theoretical Perspectives in Nursing: Adults/Older Adults and their Families

    Fundamental theories, concepts, evidence, and competencies pertaining to nursing practice with adults/older adults and their families. Corequisite: All of NURS 300, NURS 310, NURS 321, NURS 352, NURS 360.

  13. NURS_V 331 (3) Theoretical Perspectives in Nursing: Adults/Older Adults Experiencing Acute Health Challenges and Their Families

    Consolidation of fundamental theories, concepts, evidence, and competencies pertaining to acute care nursing practice with adults/older adults and their families. Prerequisite: All of NURS 300, NURS 310, NURS 321, NURS 352, NURS 360. Corequisite: All of NURS 322, NURS 361. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  14. NURS_V 344 (2) Critical Inquiry and Leadership Synthesis

    Evidence is examined and synthesized to understand and identify theoretical insights to address a leadership challenge in professional practice. Prerequisite: All of NURS 300, NURS 310, NURS 321, NURS 330, NURS 350, NURS 351, NURS 352, NURS 360. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  15. NURS_V 345 (3) Theoretical Perspectives in Nursing: Childbearing Individuals and their Families

    Analysis and application of theories, concepts, evidence and competencies guiding professional nursing practice with childbearing individuals and families during the transition to parenthood in a variety of practice settings and contexts. Prerequisite: All of NURS 300, NURS 310, NURS 321, NURS 322, NURS 330, NURS 352, NURS 360. Corequisite: NURS 365 and one of NURS 323, NURS 401. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  16. NURS_V 346 (3) Theoretical Perspectives in Nursing: Infants, Children, Youth and their Families

    Analysis and application of theories, concepts, evidence and competencies guiding professional nursing practice with infants, children, youth and their families in a variety of practice settings and contexts. Prerequisite: All of NURS 300, NURS 310, NURS 321, NURS 322, NURS 330, NURS 352, NURS 360. Corequisite: NURS 366 and one of NURS 323, NURS 401. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  17. NURS_V 350 (3) Critical Inquiry and Research in Health Care Practice

    The significance of critical inquiry and research in nursing and health care, and the fundamental concepts and processes pertaining to scientific inquiry, evidence-based practice, and research utilization in nursing. Students who take NURS 350 cannot earn credit for NURS 305, NURS 339 or NURS 342. This course is eligible for Cr/F for 19W2 only. Prerequisite: All of NURS 300, NURS 310, NURS 321, NURS 330, NURS 352, NURS 360. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  18. NURS_V 351 (3) Leadership, Policy, and Informatics

    The enactment of nursing leadership and policy within different health sectors and jurisdictions and the relevance and application of informatics competencies to the delivery of nursing care. Prerequisite: All of NURS 300, NURS 310, NURS 321, NURS 330, NURS 352, NURS 360. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  19. NURS_V 352 (3) Relational and Ethical Nursing Practice

    Relational theoretical underpinnings of nursing practice and healthcare ethics are critically examined. Corequisite: All of NURS 300, NURS 310, NURS 321, NURS 330, NURS 360. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  20. NURS_V 353 (2) Promoting the Health of Indigenous People

    Foundations to contribute to supporting and providing high quality, ethical, respectful and culturally safe health care in partnership with Indigenous people in Canada and around the globe. Prerequisite: All of NURS 300, NURS 310, NURS 321, NURS 330, NURS 352, NURS 360.

  21. NURS_V 354 (3) Theoretical Perspectives in Nursing: Complexities in Seniors Care

    Research and clinical practice innovations in the care of Seniors and their families (e.g., philosophies of care; age-friendly initiatives) and provide strategies for improving their health through the purposeful integration of such practices in clinical settings. Prerequisite: All of NURS 300, NURS 310, NURS 321, NURS 330, NURS 352, NURS 360. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  22. NURS_V 360 (4) Nursing Practice with Adults/Older Adults and their Families

    Nursing practice to integrate and consolidate professional nursing knowledge, skills, and competencies in care of adults/older adults with stable/expected health care challenges and their families. Practice learning may occur in settings like community, home, inpatient, clinics and/or simulated learning. Corequisite: All of NURS 300, NURS 310, NURS 321, NURS 330, NURS 352. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  23. NURS_V 361 (7) Nursing Practice with Adults/Older Adults Experiencing Acute Health Challenges and their Families

    Clinical practice to integrate and consolidate professional nursing knowledge, skills and competencies in the care of adults/older adults experiencing acute health challenges and their families. Practice learning may occur in settings like community, home, inpatient, clinics and/or simulated learning. Prerequisite: All of NURS 300, NURS 310, NURS 321, NURS 330, NURS 352, NURS 360. Corequisite: All of NURS 331, NURS 322. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  24. NURS_V 362 (3) Nursing Practice in Primary Health Care Contexts

    Clinical practice to integrate and consolidate professional nursing knowledge, skills and competencies in the context of primary health care. Prerequisite: All of NURS 300, NURS 310, NURS 321, NURS 322, NURS 330, NURS 352, NURS 360. Corequisite: NURS 301 and one of NURS 323, NURS 401. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  25. NURS_V 363 (3) Nursing Practice with People Living with Mental Health Challenges and Their Families

    Students will apply theory and concepts from a life course perspective in provision of nursing care to persons living with mental health challenges and their families. Prerequisite: All of NURS 300, NURS 310, NURS 321, NURS 322, NURS 330, NURS 352, NURS 360. Corequisite: NURS 303 and one of NURS 323, NURS 401. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  26. NURS_V 365 (3) Nursing Practice with Childbearing Individuals and Families

    Clinical practice to integrate and consolidate professional nursing knowledge, skills and competencies in the care of childbearing individuals, infants, and their families. Prerequisite: All of NURS 300, NURS 310, NURS 321, NURS 322, NURS 330, NURS 352, NURS 360. Corequisite: NURS 345 and one of NURS 323, NURS 401. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  27. NURS_V 366 (3) Nursing Practice with Infants, Children, Youth and their Families: Practicum

    Nursing practice to integrate and consolidate professional nursing knowledge, skills and competencies in the care of infants, children, youth and their families. Prerequisite: All of NURS 300, NURS 310, NURS 321, NURS 322, NURS 330, NURS 352. Corequisite: NURS 346 and one of NURS 323, NURS 401. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  28. NURS_V 401 (1) Foundational Skills and Competencies for Clinical Practice IV

    Students are prepared with the skills and competencies for clinical practice in simulated acute and community settings through a variety of modalities and learning activities. Prerequisite: All of NURS 300, NURS 321, NURS 322, NURS 323, NURS 330, NURS 352, NURS 360. Corequisite: Either (a) all of NURS 345, NURS 365, NURS 346, NURS 366 or (b) all of NURS 303, NURS 363, NURS 301, NURS 362. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  29. NURS_V 402 (1) Foundational Skills and Competencies for Clinical Practice V

    Students are guided to consolidate skills and competencies for clinical practice through a variety of modalities and learning activities. Prerequisite: All of NURS 300, NURS 321, NURS 322, NURS 323, NURS 350, NURS 351, NURS 352, NURS 353, NURS 360, NURS 361, NURS 362, NURS 363, NURS 365, NURS 366, NURS 401. Corequisite: NURS 430. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  30. NURS_V 410 (3-6) Supplemental Guided Study

    Supplemental guided study to integrate and consolidate professional nursing knowledge, skills and competencies. For Bachelor of Science Nursing students only. Pass/Fail. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  31. NURS_V 427 (10) Consolidated Practice Experience

    Nursing practice to consolidate nursing knowledge, theory, evidence, and practice, and facilitate the transition to professional practice. Prerequisite: All of NURS 344, NURS 402, NURS 430. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  32. NURS_V 430 (2) Theoretical Perspectives in Nursing: Special Topics in Complex and Urgent Health Challenges across Settings/Populations

    Consolidation of fundamental theories, concepts, evidence, and competencies pertaining to nursing practice across the life-span and care context. Prerequisite: All of NURS 300, NURS 301, NURS 303, NURS 310, NURS 321, NURS 322, NURS 323, NURS 330, NURS 331, NURS 345, NURS 346, NURS 350, NURS 351, NURS 352, NURS 353, NURS 354, NURS 360, NURS 361, NURS 362, NURS 363, NURS 365, NURS 366, NURS 401. Corequisite: All of NURS 344, NURS 402. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  33. NURS_V 502 (3) Ethics and Politics of Nursing

    This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  34. NURS_V 504 (3) Research and Evidence-Based Practice

    This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  35. NURS_V 506 (3) Health Promotion in Practice

    This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  36. NURS_V 507 (3) Pharmacology and Therapeutics in Primary Care

    This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  37. NURS_V 508 (3) Pathophysiological Processes for Nurse Practitioners

    This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  38. NURS_V 509 (2) Clinical Procedures in Primary Care Settings

    This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  39. NURS_V 510 (6) Advanced Health Assessment Across the Life Span

    This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  40. NURS_V 511 (3) Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Practice

    This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  41. NURS_V 512 (3) Leadership in Nursing and Health

    This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  42. NURS_V 520 (3) Administrative Leadership in Nursing

    Study of organizational behaviour, management methods and administrative processes in health care. Prerequisite: NURS 512. Corequisite: NURS 511. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  43. NURS_V 530 (3) Advanced Practice in Nursing

    Study of advanced practice nursing models, their development and implementation with a changing health care system. Corequisite: NURS 511. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  44. NURS_V 531 (3) Theoretical Foundations of Clinical Education

    Theories of learning and their implications for the design of clinical learning experiences. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  45. NURS_V 535 (3) Design of Clinical Informatics Solutions

    Fundamental theories, concepts, and processes in the fields of software design in healthcare. Restricted to students in the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Informatics program. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  46. NURS_V 536 (3) Planning and Implementation in Clinical Informatics

    Introduction to and application of organisational considerations for planning and implementing clinical informatics solutions. Restricted to students in the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Informatics program. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  47. NURS_V 537 (3) Data and Databases for Clinical Informatics

    Database design, interoperability and terminology standards, knowledge representation and management, computerized clinical decision support including artificial intelligence, artificial intelligence bias, machine learning, and information visualization. Introduction to and application of knowledge management strategies in clinical informatics. Restricted to students in the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Informatics program. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  48. NURS_V 540 (3) Educational Processes in Nursing

    Study of the historical development, theoretical basis, practical knowledge, accountability of, and issues regarding curriculum process and teaching in nursing education or practice. Corequisite: NURS 511. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  49. NURS_V 541 (3) Clinical Nursing Education

    Study of the theory and practice of clinical nursing education. Prerequisite: One of NURS 540, NURS 531. Or be enrolled in the MHLP program. Corequisite: NURS 511. Or be enrolled in the MHLP program. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  50. NURS_V 542 (3) Social Epidemiology: Special Populations

    Trends and social and institutional policies and practices that influence the health and illness profiles of particular population groups; trends in the social organization of service delivery for their impact on health. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  51. NURS_V 548 (3) Qualitative Methods and Analysis

    Prerequisite: NURS 552. Corequisite: NURS 511. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  52. NURS_V 549 (3) Quantitative Research Methods and Analytic Strategies in Nursing and Health Sciences

    Prerequisite: NURS 552. Corequisite: NURS 511. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  53. NURS_V 552 (3) Methods in Nursing Science.

    Prerequisite: NURS 504. Corequisite: NURS 511. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  54. NURS_V 554 (3) Advanced Research Methods

    Prerequisite: All of NURS 580, NURS 548, NURS 549. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  55. NURS_V 560 (3) The Politics of Health Policy

    Corequisite: NURS 511. Or be enrolled in the MHLP program. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  56. NURS_V 570 (6) Primary Care I

    This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  57. NURS_V 571 (6) Primary Care II

    This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  58. NURS_V 572 (6) PRIMARY CARE III

    This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  59. NURS_V 576 (3) Topics in Social and Environmental Planning to Foster Health of Populations

    Characteristics of social and built environments for their impact on the health of populations. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  60. NURS_V 577 (3-6) Graduate Practicum in Nursing

    This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  61. NURS_V 578 (6) Family Nurse Practitioner Consolidated Practicum

    This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  62. NURS_V 580 (3) The Philosophy of Evidence

    Students not enrolled in the doctoral program require permission of instructor. Prerequisite: NURS 511. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  63. NURS_V 581 (3) Leadership in Knowledge Application and Translation

    Prerequisite: NURS 580. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  64. NURS_V 585 (1-6) Special Topics in Nursing

    This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  65. NURS_V 586 (3) Specialized Domains of Nursing Practice

    This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  66. NURS_V 590 (3-6) Directed Studies in Nursing

    Prerequisite: NURS 511.
    The credit value for this course will be determined in consultation with the student prior to the registration. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  67. NURS_V 591 (3) Ethical and Professional Issues in NP Practice

    This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  68. NURS_V 595 (3) Scholarly Practice Advancement Research Project (SPAR)

    This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  69. NURS_V 596 (3) Culminating Project

    This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  70. NURS_V 599 (9) Master's Thesis

    Corequisite: NURS 511. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  71. NURS_V 601 (0) Doctoral Seminar

    This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  72. NURS_V 690 (3-6) Directed Studies in Nursing

    The credit value for this course will be determined in consultation with the student prior to the registration. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  73. NURS_V 699 (0) Doctoral Dissertation

    This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.


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