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Master of Science, Applied (M.Sc.A.) Advanced Nursing (Non-Thesis): Global Health (48 credits)

Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing     Degree: Master of Science Applied

Program Requirements

This concentration focuses on the challenges of working with diverse populations in limited-resource environments, while stressing the importance of understanding the inherent power dynamics, equity issues and ethical dilemmas that arise through work. It is based on the belief that we have much to learn from one another. The (M.Sc.A.) Advanced Nursing (Non-Thesis); Global Health concentration provides student with global health content throughout their program of study, and students spend one semester taking clinical -and project-based courses in their final year in a global health placement site. This concentration is supported by the Global Health Committee of the Ingram School of Nursing.

Required Courses (45 credits)

  • NUR2 515 Applied Statistics for Nursing (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Nursing : Principles of data analysis and statistical inference with an emphasis on the utilization and interpretation of analysis of variance and regression procedures in nursing research. An additional emphasis will be on critiquing data analysis in current nursing research articles.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Gélinas, Céline (Fall)

    • Prerequisite(s): PSYC 204 or Undergraduate Introductory-Level Statistics Course

  • NUR2 516 Perspectives on Global Health (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Nursing : An overview of the main issues in global health studies, approaches by which to understand these issues, and the importance of making reasoned links between the key global health studies concepts.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: Tuck, Jodi (Winter)

    • Restriction: Open to students registered in the M.Sc. (Applied) in Nursing (Global Health area of study) and to Direct-Entry Qualifying year students or with permission from the instructor

  • NUR2 608 Seminar in Nursing (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Students gain advanced knowledge of the processes, mechanisms, and principles that promote health and support healing during normative change, illness, and other unexpected events or crises. Through the study of theory, examination of empirical evidence, and discussion of clinical experiences, students develop a philosophical orientation and a value driven approach to nursing to guide their nursing practice with individuals and families. The orientation to practice is Strengths-Based Nursing.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Hart, Heather Dawn (Fall)

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken NUR2 611D1/D2.

  • NUR2 611 Policy Leadership in Nursing (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Students continue to gain advanced knowledge of the processes, mechanisms, and principles that promote health and support healing during normative change, illness, and other unexpected events or crises. Through the study of theory, examination of empirical evidence, and discussion of clinical experiences, students develop a philosophical orientation and a value driven approach to nursing to guide their nursing practice with individuals and families.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: Kilpatrick, Kelley (Winter)

  • NUR2 612 Research Methods in Nursing 1 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Basic knowledge and skills needed to conduct research. The philosophy and principles of scientific inquiry, research design, sampling, techniques of data collection, ethics, and incorporating research into practice are discussed with emphasis for nursing.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Arnaert, Antonia (Fall)

  • NUR2 617 Clinical in Family Systems Nursing 1 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : This course develops the knowledge and skills required to enhance the health of families. Family health has to do with ways of learning, developing, relating,behaving, and thinking which promote physical and psychological well-being. It involves coping with adversity by developing or drawing on family and individual strengths, as well as external resources. From the foundational perspective of Strengths-Based Nursing, students will learn approaches to family engagement and assessment using theoretically and empirically grounded strategies for working with families.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Hart, Heather Dawn (Fall)

    • Corequisite(s): NUR2 608

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken NUR2 614D1/D2.

    • A fee of $25.56 for two name pins will be charged based on registration in this course.

  • NUR2 618 Clinical in Family Systems Nursing 2 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : This course continues to develop the knowledge and skills required to enhance the health of families. Family health has to do with ways of learning, developing, relating, behaving, and thinking which promote physical and psychological well-being. It involves coping with adversity by developing or drawing on family and individual strengths, as well as external resources. From the foundational perspective of Strengths-Based Nursing, students will continue to develop approaches to family assessment and intervention using theoretically and empirically grounded strategies for working with families.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: Arnaert, Antonia (Winter)

  • NUR2 626 Professional Issues in Nursing (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : An examination of theories of learning and organizational behaviour as related to the preparation of nurses for the delivery of health care services. Implications of these theories for the assessment, development, and evaluation of nursing programs will be investigated.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: Drouin, Susan E; Logue, Katherine (Winter)

  • NUR2 630 Clinical Project 1 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Identification of a clinical problem and development of a project to test or implement best-practice approaches.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: Van Hulst, Andraea; Drouin, Susan E (Winter)

  • NUR2 631 Clinical Project 2 (6 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Implementation of a project plan related to best practice approaches in health care delivery.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Drouin, Susan E; Maheu, Christine (Fall)

  • NUR2 632 Clinical Project 3 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Writing study findings from course NUR2 631 in the form of a paper for publication that should include: abstract, literature review, study purpose, methods, results and discussion. Oral presentation of the study findings to the McGill nursing community would take place at the School toward the end of the course.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: Drouin, Susan E; Maheu, Christine (Winter)

  • NUR2 636 Global Health Nursing Clinical (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : This course offers students in the Global Health concentrations an opportunity to integrate knowledge and clinical competencies acquired thus far in the program in collaboration with an on-site mentor. Students may choose to focus the clinical experience in either community nursing or an acute care setting to further develop and strengthen advanced clinical judgment as well as the ability to respond more purposefully to complex health concerns of individuals, families, and/or communities.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Tuck, Jodi (Fall)

    • Prerequisite(s): NUR2 609 and NUR2 610 OR NUR2 617 and NUR2 618 Minimum Grade or Test Scores : B-

    • Restriction(s): Only open to students in the MSc(A) Nursing - Global Health Direct Entry concentration and MSc(A) Nursing - Global Health concentration. Not open to students who have taken NUR2 625.

  • NUR2 640 Clinical Reasoning (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Advanced pathophysiology of diseases across the lifespan, decision-making, and interventions for advanced practice related to illness management in a multiple-problem context, including independent clinical reasoning in the management of health and illness concerns.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Miller, Catherine-Anne; Sarasua, Irene Marie; Emed, Jessica; Wong, Carissa (Fall)

  • NUR2 642 Ethics in Advanced Practice (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Analysis of common as well as complex ethical issues in advanced nursing practice. General ethical standards for professional practice are reviewed as well as selected controversies.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: Carnevale, Franco (Winter)

Complementary Course (3 credits)

Any 500 level course or higher in consultation with the Adviser for this concentration.

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