Integrated Nursing (67 credits)

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Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing     Degree: BNUR

Program Requirements

For details on the course of study, please refer to http://www.mcgill.ca/nursing/programs/bachelor-nursing-integrated/courses.

Required Courses (64 credits)

  • CHEM 232 Organic Chemistry Principles (4 credits)

    Offered by: Chemistry (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Chemistry : A consideration of basic principals of the atom including body imaging techniques followed by a general summary of organic chemistry, its application to biological processes and everyday life, including principles of bonding, structure and stereochemistry. Some physical chemistry will be given as it relates to the properties of air and breathing.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Mitchell Huot, Laura Pavelka, Avik Ghoshdastidar, Alexey Kostikov (Fall)

    • Fall

    • Restriction: Only open to students in the BN Program

    • Restriction: Not open to students in the B.Sc. Program

  • IPEA 500 Roles in Interprofessional Teams

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    IPEA : A half day workshop, including preparatory work, that introduces interprofessional education, interprofessional practice, and the roles of the different healthcare professionals that make up an interprofessional team.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • IPEA 501 Communication in Interprofessional Teams

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    IPEA : A half day workshop, including preparatory work, introducing effective communication and interactions in interprofessional teams.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • NUR1 200 Biology for Illness & Therapy (4 credits)

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

    Overview

    Nursing : A biological base for pharmacology and pathology. Topics include: cell types, structure and function. Movement across cell membranes, cell movement, transportation, and intercellular communication. Cell life-cycle, normal, abnormal cell growth, repair, and death. Cell metabolism, energy production, storage, release, vitamins, enzymes, DNA structure, nucleic acid replication, transcription and translation.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Frederick P Nestel (Winter)

  • NUR1 219 Transition to the McGill Model (1 credit)

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

    Overview

    Nursing : This course introduces students to the McGill Model of Nursing.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Annie Chevrier (Winter)

  • NUR1 239 Health & Physical Assessment 2 (4 credits)

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

    Overview

    Nursing : An integrated approach to physical assessment and a comprehensive health assessment for the purpose of primary care screening and triage.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Rosetta Antonacci (Fall)

    • Prerequisite or Corequisite: PHGY 209

    • Corequisite: IPEA 500

    • A fee of $23.00 for two name pins will apply.

  • NUR1 320 Special Topics: Acute and Critical Care (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Nursing : The focus of this course is the management of acute and chronic illness situations, the impact of psychological, behavioral and biological responses of stress and illness and the impact this complex interplay has on the personal and contextual resources of the patients and their families. It will explore evidence informed management approaches to a range of symptoms and patient conditions as well as nurse sensitive indicators of care taking into account research evidence, clinical expertise, and patient preferences.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Mélanie Gauthier (Winter)

    • Prerequisite(s): NUR1 422 and PHGY 209.

    • Corequisite(s): IPEA 501

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken NUR1 319 or NUR1 324.

    • Restriction(s): Only open to students in the Bachelor of Nursing (Integrated Nursing) program.

  • NUR1 322 Chronic Illness and Palliative Care (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Nursing : The biological, psychological and social factors which influence living with chronic illness are examined. Empirical findings linking different chronic stressors to coping responses and to health outcomes are reviewed. Issues in palliative care, the care of the dying, and the nature of bereavement are reviewed.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Margaret A Purden, Carmen Gisele Loiselle (Winter)

  • NUR1 334 Nursing in Illness (4 credits)

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

    Overview

    Nursing : The goal of this clinical course is to advance nursing practice through clinical and research activities. Hospital-based studies involve planning and providing direct patient care; one-to-one discussions with their clinical teacher/preceptor; peer discussions; and clinical rounds, with the goal of enhancing the breadth and depth of critical thinking and clinical decision-making. Research activities will involve participation in a project that may further develop nursing practice on the unit to which the student is assigned.

    Terms: Summer 2018

    Instructors: Rosetta Antonacci, Elaine M Doucette, Annie Chevrier, Mélanie Gauthier (Summer)

  • NUR1 420 Primary Health Care (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Nursing : Principles of accessibility, public participation, intersectoral and interdisciplinary collaboration, appropriate technology, and health promotion and illness prevention are discussed in relation to the planning and delivery of local, regional, and international health delivery systems. Topics include the infrastructure that supports health, and socio-economic, political and cultural contexts of health.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Catherine-Anne Miller (Fall)

  • NUR1 421 Resources: Special Populations (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Nursing : The concept of social support is explored and links between social networks and health are examined. Groups at health risk including the homeless, poor, and new immigrants are identified. Types and functions of community groups available as social resources for these groups will be discussed.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Catherine-Anne Miller (Winter)

  • NUR1 422 Research in Nursing (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Nursing : Quantitative and qualitative approaches to nursing research and guidance to effectively critique research and apply the results to clinical practice, including: formulating a research question, research design issues, strategies for data collection and analysis, appraisal and utilization of nursing research.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Margaret A Purden (Fall)

    • The fee was approved at the recent Fee Advisory Committee @ 23.00 for two pins; and $11.50 for one pin. The increase for the pin is due to an increase in the supplier’s base rate by $.25, tax increases that were previously absorbed by the department.

  • NUR1 424 Legal and Ethical Issues: Nursing (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Nursing : This course covers ethical and legal aspects related to caring for patients and their families, and principles in ethical decision-making. Issues of professional accountability, liability, and advocacy are addressed in such contexts as withholding treatment, organ harvesting, abortion, involuntary commitment, etc.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Josée Bonneau, Daria Kapnik (Fall)

  • NUR1 428 Learning and Health Education (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Nursing : This course examines how cognitive, behaviorist, and social learning theories may be used to enhance individual and family health behaviors, coping and development. Topics include: learning theories; principles of teaching and learning, support groups, issues around clients' use of information technology for health information.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Sylvie Lambert (Fall)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken NUR1 328.

  • NUR1 431 Community Health Nursing Practicum (4 credits)

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

    Overview

    Nursing : In this clinical course, students will apply the guiding principles and values of primary health care through the application of the community health nursing process using capacity building and strength based approach in partnership with individuals, families and groups within the health care system leading to enhanced competencies in prevention, health protection, maintenance, restoration and palliation.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Catherine-Anne Miller (Fall) Catherine-Anne Miller (Winter)

    • Prerequisites: NUR1 333 or NUR1 334

    • Corequisite: NUR1 420 or NUR1 421.

    • A nominal fee of $5.31 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.

  • NUR1 432 Community Health Nursing Project (4 credits)

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

    Overview

    Nursing : In this clinical course, students will apply the guiding principles and values of primary health care through the application of the community health nursing process using capacity building and strength based approach in partnership with populations and communities outside the health care system leading to a health promotion project.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Francoise Filion, Diana Gausden, Geneveave Barbo (Fall) Francoise Filion, Diana Gausden, Anne Marie Lanctot, Adriana Grugel-Park (Winter)

  • PATH 300 Human Disease (3 credits)

    Offered by: Pathology (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Pathology : Provides a fundamental understanding of the diseases prevalent in North America, for upper level students in the biological sciences. Includes: general responses of cells and organ systems to injury; assessment of individual diseases by relating the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention to the primary biological abnormalities in each disorder.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Edith Zorychta, Alexander Gregorieff, Carolyn Baglole (Winter)

  • PHAR 300 Drug Action (3 credits)

    Offered by: Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Pharmacology and Therapeutics : Principles of pharmacology and toxicology. Frequently encountered drugs will be used as a focus to illustrate sites and mechanisms of action, distribution, metabolism, elimination and adverse side effects.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Edith Zorychta, Barbara F Hales (Fall)

  • PHGY 209 Mammalian Physiology 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Physiology (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Physiology : Physiology of body fluids, blood, body defense mechanisms, muscle, peripheral, central, and autonomic nervous systems.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Melissa Vollrath, Phil Gold, Ann Wechsler, David S Ragsdale, Alvin Shrier, Erik Cook (Fall)

  • PHGY 210 Mammalian Physiology 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Physiology (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Physiology : Physiology of cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, endocrine and renal systems.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Melissa Vollrath, Lysanne Campeau, Tomoko Takano, Michael R Guevara, Anne-Marie Lauzon (Winter)

  • PSYC 204 Introduction to Psychological Statistics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Psychology (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Psychology : The statistical analysis of research data; frequency distributions; graphic representation; measures of central tendency and variability; elementary sampling theory and tests of significance.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: Rhonda N Amsel (Fall) Mohammad Darainy (Winter) Gentiana Sadikaj (Summer)

    • Fall and Winter

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have passed a CEGEP statistics course(s) with a minimum grade of 75%: Mathematics 201-307 or 201-337 or equivalent or the combination of Quantitative Methods 300 with Mathematics 300

    • This course is a prerequisite for PSYC 305, PSYC 406, PSYC 310, PSYC 336

    • You may not be able to receive credit for this course and other statistic courses. Be sure to check the Course Overlap section under Faculty Degree Requirements in the Arts or Science section of the Calendar.

  • PSYC 215 Social Psychology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Psychology (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Psychology : The course offers students an overview of the major topics in social psychology. Three levels of analysis are explored beginning with individual processes (e.g., attitudes, attribution), then interpersonal processes (e.g., attraction, communication, love) and finally social influence processes (e.g., conformity, norms, roles, reference groups).

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Jacqueline Human (Fall) Michael John L Sullivan (Winter)

Elective Course (3 credits)

Any 3-credit elective course.

Interprofessional Education Activities (IPEAs)

These required non-credit activities address the competencies for interprofessional practice across the health professions such as professional roles, communication, collaboration in patient-centered care, and conflict resolution. Students will be advised at the beginning of each term which activities they should register for.

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