Graduate Diploma in Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (30 credits)

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Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing     Degree: Graduate Diploma in Nursing

Program Requirements

Delineates a clinical course of study in primary care as a nurse practitioner that builds on theoretical preparation in either a master's or certificate program.

Required Courses (30 credits)

  • NUR2 651D1 Primary Care Internship (11 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Consolidation and application of advanced nursing and medical knowledge to practice.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Students must register for both NUR2 651D1 and NUR2 651D2.

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both NUR2 651D1 and NUR2 651D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms.

    • Restriction: Open only to students in the Graduate Diploma in Primary Care Nurse Practitioner.

    • A nominal fee of $38.12 is charged to all nursing students who register in courses where clinical skills are taught to students in the Nursing Learning Laboratory. The fee is for clinical skills kits that students will use during their training in the Nursing Learning Laboratory. The kits also contain additional materials for students to take with them after the training to allow them to practice the skills they learn on their own.

  • NUR2 651D2 Primary Care Internship (11 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : See NUR2 651D1 for course description.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Norma Ponzoni, Carolyn Brown, Yannick Mélançon Laître (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: NUR2 651D1

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both NUR2 651D1 and NUR2 651D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms.

    • Restriction: Open only to students in the Graduate Diploma in Primary Care Nurse Practitioner.

  • NUR2 675 Reasoning in Primary Care 6 (4 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Decision making/problem solving in the acute presentation of illness as well as the follow up of chronic stable disease in the musculoskeletal and dermatological systems. Students also learn about illness affecting the eyes, ears, nose, and throat and geriatric issues to complement previous teaching on the subject.

    Terms: Summer 2014

    Instructors: Yannick Mélançon Laître, Norma Ponzoni (Summer)

    • Restriction: Open only to students enrolled in the Graduate Diploma Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program.

  • NUR2 676 Primary Care Assessment (4 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Decision making/problem solving skills acquired in previous courses. This course is designed as a health and physical assessment course relevant to the Primary Care Nurse Practitioner. Hands on practice in a laboratory setting before students begin their final integration practicum in various clinical areas with patients.

    Terms: Summer 2014

    Instructors: Yannick Mélançon Laître, Norma Ponzoni (Summer)

    • Restriction: Open only to students enrolled in the Graduate Diploma Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program.

Faculty of Medicine—2013-2014 (last updated Jul. 30, 2013) (disclaimer)