PART-TIME | INTERLAKE CAMPUS NURRP-NA Nursing Related Courses

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Overview

  • Available by classroom delivery; some courses available via distance delivery

Description

You can choose from a number of nursing-related courses to develop and update your knowledge and skills in a variety of areas.

Program Outline

Available Courses:

  • Human Anatomy & Physiology 1   - C
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology 2  -  C
  • Nursing Microbiology  - C
  • Human Nutrition & Lifestyle - D
  • Lifespan Human Development - D
  • Psychology - C/D
  • Sociology - C/D
  • Statistics - C/D


Legend:

  • C/D - Classroom or Distance Delivery
  • C - Classroom Delivery
  • D - Distance Delivery

Courses and Descriptions

(Click the course name to view the description of the course)
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
In addition to Transfer of Credit from a recognized post secondary institution, other RPL processes are available for RPL courses. Click here for more information. For courses with no RPL, please check www.rrc.ca/rpl for additional contact information.
ENGL-1001English Refresher for Nurses
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This course is a general review of English grammar and sentence structure for students who have a less than required understanding in entrance testing for nursing programs. It includes an introduction to APA format guidelines which are required for academic papers in the nursing program.

HEAL-1006Human Anatomy & Physiology 1 (ZOOL1071)
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An introductory study of the structure and function of the human body. The gross and histological anatomy of each principal organ system is examined. The physiology of each organ system is also discussed. The principle of homeostasis is used to examine the correlation between structure and function and demonstrate the functional integration of the organ systems with each other. The importance of learning using correct terminology is stressed. Laboratory exercises support and enrich the theoretical content.

HEAL-2070Human Anatomy & Physiology 2 (ZOOL1072)
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The gross and histological anatomy of each principal organ system is examined. The details of anatomy and physiology are organized around unifying concepts such as inter-relationships of body organ systems, homeostasis and the complimentary nature of structure and function. Presentation of the material reflects hierarchical levels of complexity that contribute to the understanding of the body as whole. The importance of learning and using correct terminology is stressed. Laboratory exercises assist in aiding the application of theoretical concepts of anatomy and physiology. (This course has credit hours in the Nursing Joint Baccalaureate Program.)

Prerequisites:
MATH-1020Statistics
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This course is an introduction to economic and business statistics. Topics include charts and graphs, frequency distributions, measures of central tendency, measures of dispersion, probability rules, probability and sampling distributions, and estimation.

MATH-1031Math Refresher for Nurses
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This course benefits individuals who are entering the nursing profession or for professional nurses who wish to improve their math skills.

MBIO-2000Nursing Microbiology
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Nursing Microbiology (formerly MBIO 1016). This course examines knowledge of medically-significant organisms, how microorganisms interact with a host and the range of defences available to the host.  Theoretical and practical exercises in the control of microorganisms are included.  Laboratory experiences reinforce the understanding of the characteristics of bacteria.

NRSG-1201Lifespan Human Development
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This course focuses on the knowledge, concepts, theories and research of human growth and development across the lifespan.

NRSG-1501Scholarly Writing
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This course provides students with a focused opportunity to learn the elements of writing in a scholarly manner. How to locate and evaluate the quality of informational sources, and how to document and cite sources using APA format is emphasized. The meaning and consequences of plagiarism are addressed. Some practical opportunity to practice this learning is offered.

  • As per RRC Nursing program policies, applicants/students who fail a course are permitted to repeat that course once only. Applicants who repeat and fail this course a second time will not be eligible to apply to the LPN to BN Pathway.
  • As per RRC Nursing program policies, applicants/students are allowed only one voluntary withdrawal per course.  Applicants who voluntarily withdraw more than once from this course will not be eligible to apply to the LPN to BN Pathway.
  • A grade of 64% or less (grade C or less) is considered a failing grade.

NURS-1017Registered Nurse Exam Preparation
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This course is conducted online and is self-directed and will assist participants to identify effective ways to prepare for the national RN registration exam. It provides nursing theory review; access to an interactive examination bank; strategies for effective test-taking; and strategies to reduce test-taking anxiety. Students will have access to an instructor-moderated, online community to discuss RN exam preparation with their peers during the course. An instructor will also be available to discuss student performance and to assist with devising remedial study plans when required.

NURS-1019Health Assessment for Nurses
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Key concepts of health assessment using a fundamental holistic approach to nursing care is presented. The focus is on techniques of history taking, interviewing, and physical examination of the individual/family unit. Practice sessions which encourage hands-on application are an incorporated experience.

NUTR-1000Human Nutrition and Lifestyle
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This course provides an introduction to the sources, actions and interactions of nutrients that produce energy for life.  The relationship of nutrition to health and a healthy lifestyle is emphasized.  Further, the nutritional needs of specific developmental groups throughout the lifespan are addressed.

PSYC-1002Psychology
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This course explores the major areas of modern psychology. Key topics include sensation, cognition, learning, motivation, emotional behaviour, stress, methods of coping/adapting, brain structure and function and psychopathology. Fundamental principles of the scientific method and research design are emphasized. Students are expected to gain insight into the roots of human behaviour from both a biological and psychological perspective.

SOCI-1000Sociology (SOSC-3007)
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This course is concerned with the presentation of historical, theoretical, and cross-cultural perspectives of society in a time of rapid social change. Use of the scientific method in examining sociological issues is encouraged. Emphasis is placed on the Canadian scene, and students are encouraged to maintain this Canadian perspective in course assignments.

WRKS-1683Nursing - IV Medication Admin
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Gain basic theoretical knowledge related to the administration of IV medications. Topics discussed include: pharmacological principles, medication preparation, medication administration, delivery methods and nursing responsibilities, related to IV medication administration. A review of medication administration calculations is also included.

Prerequisites:
WRKS-9186Nursing - Vascular Access
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Gain the overall knowledge that is needed to provide safe, effective, and efficient vascular access care to their patients. Learn the principles related to the importance of I.V. therapy, anatomy and physiology, vascular access methods, vascular access devices, complications of I.V. therapy, and administration of I.V. medications. Hands-on practice provided in a simulated lab.

ZOOL-1071Human Anatomy and Physiology
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This course focuses on normal human structure and function.  Topics include cells and tissues, support and movement, communication, and organ system control.  Unifying concepts of the relationship between structure and function, structural hierarchy, and organ system integration are emphasized.  Laboratory experiences reinforce these topics and concepts.  

ZOOL-1072Human Anatomy and Physiology
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A working knowledge of introductory anatomy and physiology is assumed.  The details of anatomy and physiology are organized around unifying concepts such as interrelationships of body organ systems, homeostasis, and the complementary nature of structure and function.  Presentation of the material reflects hierarchical levels of complexity that contribute to the organization of the body as a whole and the students' understanding of this organization.  Laboratory exercise are essential in adding students to apply theoretical concepts of anatomy and physiology.

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ZOOL-1073Pathophysiology 1
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This course introduces the foundational concepts of pathophysiology and core pathologic themes irrespective of particular disease processes. The focus is on general etiology, pathogenesis and clinical manifestations, and provides a framework for the understanding of common pathophysiological processes.

  • Attention LPNs - If you completed your LPN program at Assiniboine Community College you are not required to complete the pre-requisite courses.  If you completed your LPN program at another institution you will be required to complete the pre-requisite courses before registering in ZOOL-1073 or contact RRC’s Nursing department to confirm whether you have completed equivalent courses in your LPN program.
  • As per RRC Nursing program policies, applicants/students who fail a course are permitted to repeat that course once only. Applicants who repeat and fail this course a second time will not be eligible to apply to the LPN to BN Pathway.
  • As per RRC Nursing program policies, applicants/students are allowed only one voluntary withdrawal per course.  Applicants who voluntarily withdraw more than once from this course will not be eligible to apply to the LPN to BN Pathway.
  • A grade of 64% or less (grade C or less) is considered a failing grade.

Prerequisites:

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Course Dates and Fees

2021 Winter Term
ZOOL-1072 Human Anatomy and Physiologymore info
Location: Selkirk
DatesClass DaysTimeDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 11, 21 - Apr 26, 21M6:00PM - 10:00PMTBA207757$660
 
Location: Steinbach
DatesClass DaysTimeDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 11, 21 - Apr 26, 21M6:00PM - 10:00PMTBA207737$660
 
Location: Winkler Campus
DatesClass DaysTimeDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 11, 21 - Apr 26, 21M6:00PM - 10:00PMTBA207695$660
Location: Selkirk
Dates
Jan 11, 21 - Apr 26, 21
Class days
M
6:00PM - 10:00PM
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
207757
Cost
$660
Location: Steinbach
Dates
Jan 11, 21 - Apr 26, 21
Class days
M
6:00PM - 10:00PM
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
207737
Cost
$660
Location: Winkler Campus
Dates
Jan 11, 21 - Apr 26, 21
Class days
M
6:00PM - 10:00PM
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
207695
Cost
$660

Computer/Laptop Requirements

Online learning is a critical component of course delivery in all Red River College programs. To ensure each student has the tools they need to achieve their academic goals, all Red River College students require, at minimum:

1.  Off-campus access to a current computer with a webcam

2.  A high speed internet connection

• Recommended minimum speed: 10 mbps for download, 3 mbps for upload
• Slower internet connection speeds may result in audio and video issues. Please keep in mind that if others in your home are using the same internet connection at the same time as you are, you may also experience audio and video issues.
• Please refer to https://www.rrc.ca/studentcomputing for further information on Computer Requirements for Students.


Please note that any anticipated costs are not included in Books and Supplies estimates.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process which documents and compares an individual's prior learning gained from prior education, work and life experiences and personal study to the learning outcomes in College courses/programs. For more information, please visit www.rrc.ca/rpl.

Graduate Employment Report

Red River College surveys its graduates on an annual basis to collect data related to the graduates’ employment status, salary, occupation and skill use. In addition, graduates are asked to indicate their level of satisfaction regarding the education they received at Red River College.

Visit www.rrc.ca/numbers/reports/graduate-satisfaction for graduate satisfaction and employment reports.

Contact Information

For more information, contact:

Interlake Campus
Box 304
825 Manitoba Avenue
Selkirk, MB  R1A 1T0
Toll-free: 1-866-946-3241
Phone: 204-785-5328
Fax: 204-482-7082
E-mail: interlake@rrc.ca

Peguis-Fisher River Campus
Box 598
Peguis, MB  R0C 3J0
Phone: 204-645-4179
E-mail: peguisfisherrivercampus@rrc.ca

Portage Campus
32 - 5th Street S.E.
Portage la Prairie, MB  R1N 1J2
Phone: 204-856-1914
Fax: 204-856-1915
E-mail: portage@rrc.ca

Steinbach Campus
Unit 2 - 385 Loewen Blvd.
Steinbach, MB  R5G 0B3
Phone: 204-320-2500
Fax: 204-346-0178
E-mail: steinbach@rrc.ca

Winkler Campus
100 - 561 Main Street
Winkler, MB  R6W1E8
Phone: 204=325-9672
Fax: 204-325-4947
E-mail: winkler@rrc.ca

How to Register

For information on how to register for courses in this program, follow the link below.

www.rrc.ca/part-time/registration/

Student Evaluation of Program

Every year Red River College surveys students, in all full-time programs, to learn more about their college experience. The questionnaire includes questions about students’ experiences with College programs, facilities, and services offered.

Visit www.rrc.ca/numbers/reports/student-evaluation-of-program for student evaluation of program reports.

College Support Services

Red River College is committed to student success and provides valuable support services to assist in helping students make the most of their time at RRC.

Visit www.rrc.ca/supports for more information.

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