Courses and Descriptions

NURS-1310Professional Nursing Practice

This course reviews Canada's health care system, the various level of health and the role of policy and politics. Also examined is health care delivery and the role of the nurse in relation to First Nation Canadians. The significance of foundational nursing concepts (e.g. relational nursing, inter-professional practice, leadership, nursing process, critical thinking and informatics) and the importance of utilizing research based evidence are reviewed. Emphasis is placed on professionalism, self-regulation, accountability, patient safety and legal and ethical concepts of nursing practice. Other topics include: roles of professional regulatory bodies, nursing associations and unions.

Textbooks and Booklists

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