Assistant Lecturer, Faculty of Nursing
NURS 125 - Nursing Practice - Health Assessment
The focus is on the health assessment of the adult, and expected health assessment findings throughout the lifespan. The course provides a beginning foundation of the nursing process as framework for developing assessment skills and use of clinical technologies necessary for determining client health status and provision of care. Note: Available only to nursing students in the Collaborative Program and Bilingual Program. Prerequisites for Collaborative Program students: MMI 133, NURS 106 (or NURS 140 and 150), and NURS 120 (or NURS 103); Corequisite: NURS 124 (or NURS 103). Prerequisites for Bilingual Program students: MICRE 133. Students must achieve a minimum grade of C+ in order to progress in the program. Credit cannot be obtained for NURS 125 if credit is granted for NURS 105 or 305.
NURS 345 - Introductory Acute Care Nursing Practice
This practicum in acute care settings develops beginning knowledge, skills, and abilities to provide safe ethical patient care for adults with episodic and chronic health challenges. Intentional clinical learning activities integrate evidence-informed knowledge from NURS 344 and 416. The focus is on assessment, clinical reasoning, care planning, and documentation in paper and digital formats. Course includes 130 clinical hours total. Note: Available only to nursing students in the After Degree/After Degree Honors Program or RPN-BScN Program. Prerequisite: NURS 335 (or NURS 105/305). Corequisites: NURS 344 (or NURS 307) and NURS 416.