Jude Spiers, PhD, RN

Associate Professor, Faculty of Nursing

Fall Term 2023 (1850)

NURS 120 - Foundations for Success in Nursing

★ 4 (fi 8)(FIRST, 2-0-2)

The course develops an understanding of self as a learner in a health professions context. It explores the foundations of professional nursing, relational practice and therapeutic communication. The course promotes reflection on personal perspectives and experiences to understand one's own attitudes, beliefs, and values. It fosters resilience and explores strategies for self-management and growth. Corequisites: MMI 133 and NURS 106 (or NURS 140 and 150). Note: Available only to nursing students in the Collaborative Program. Students must achieve a minimum grade of C+ in order to progress in the program. Credit may be obtained for only one of NURS 120 or 103.

LECTURE A01 (85959)

2023-09-05 - 2023-12-08
M 11:00 - 12:50 (MS 6-28)

LECTURE A02 (85995)

2023-09-05 - 2023-12-08
F 11:00 - 12:50 (MS 6-28)

Winter Term 2024 (1860)

NURS 425 - Nursing Leadership in a Focus Area

★ 6 (fi 12)(VAR, 2-192C-0)

This leadership experience provides opportunity to consolidate prior learning and develop confidence and competence as students prepare to transition to the role of the Registered Nurse. The focus is on collaboration with interprofessional teams, systems thinking, and healthcare system change. Students evaluate the influence of evidence, policy and legislation on decision-making in complex health systems using a relational practice lens. Students demonstrate and enhance their own relational capacity as leaders and innovators for 21st Century Canadian healthcare. Fieldwork hours listed are the total number of hours and will be offered over 12 weeks. Prerequisites: All courses in the program except NURS 422, INT D 420 and NURS 485. Corequisite: NURS 422 and INT D 420.

CLINICAL 856 (18634)