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Graduate Diploma (Gr. Dip.) Adult Care Nurse Practitioner (30 credits)

Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing     Degree: GD-ACN

Program Requirements

The Graduate Diploma complements the Master of Science(Applied) in Nurse Practitioner; Non-Thesis - Adult Care concentration and fulfills the requirements for entry-to-practice as an Adult Care NP as per the Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec (OIIQ). The Graduate Diploma and the MSc(A) are taken concurrently by students entering the program with a Bachelor’s Degree. Students entering the program already having completed a Master’s in nursing degree take the Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate Nurse Practitioner - Adult Care concurrently. The admission requirements for this concentration are the same as those for our existing NP programs: a Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Nursing (comparable to those offered at McGill); a minimum GPA of 3.2 on a scale of 4.0 in previous nursing studies; and 3360 hours of nursing experience in the specialty
(i.e. acute adult care). Please see the Executive Summary document for additional information.

Required Courses (30 credits)

  • NUR2 658 Adult Care Internship 2 (11 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Further integration of theoretical knowledge with practical skills in the in-patient and specialized clinical settings, the focus will be on applying and consolidating a variety of clinical skills and techniques, including obtaining a comprehensive history, performing an advanced physical assessment, determining differential diagnoses, requesting diagnostic exams and techniques, suggesting therapeutic options, implementing interventions and determining desired outcomes in the adult population.The emphasis will be on role development, clinical judgement, critical thinking, collaboration, professional roles and responsibilities, communication, evidence based practice, professional autonomy, and leadership.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

  • NUR2 677 Reasoning in Adult Care 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Examination of the legal aspects of advanced nursing practice, evidence-based nursing practice and basic concepts in medical and medication management. The focus will be on common illnesses and diseases of the adult through the development of case studies using a case/inquiry-based approach to learning. Principles of medication actions and interactions, the role of the liver and kidneys will be explored, as well as medication management as applied to case studies.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: McNamara, Shannon (Winter)

  • NUR2 678 Reasoning in Adult Care 2 (4 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Examination of illnesses and diseases of the adult through the development of case studies using acase/inquiry-based approach to learning. Generation of a nursing/medical plan of action in response to commonly presenting health/illness issues, based on best available evidence.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: McNamara, Shannon (Winter)

  • NUR2 687 Reasoning in Adult Care 3 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Examination of illnesses and diseases of the adult through the development of case studies using a case/inquiry-based approach to learning. Generation of a nursing/medical plan of action in response to commonly presenting health/illness issues, based on best available evidence.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

  • NUR2 688 Reasoning in Adult Care 4 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Examination of illnesses and diseases of the adult through the development of case studies using acase/inquiry-based approach to learning. Generation of a nursing/medical plan of action in response to commonly presenting health/illness issues, based on best available evidence.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences—2021-2022 (last updated Jun. 8, 2021) (disclaimer)
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