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Master of Science, Applied (M.Sc.A.) Nurse Practitioner (Non-Thesis): Mental Health (45 credits)

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

Program Requirements

** New Program. This program replaces the M.Sc.A. Nursing (Non-Thesis) : Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. **

The M.Sc.(A.) in Nurse Practitioner; Non-Thesis – Mental Health, in combination with the Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, focuses on assessment, diagnosis, care and treatment of mental illness in primary, secondary and tertiary care settings.

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 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 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)

  • NUR2 647 Pharmacology for Mental Health Nurse Practitioners (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Advanced concepts in pharmacology for mental health nurse practitioners, including pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and pharmacotherapeutics. Students will learn decision-making skills and problem-solving in the domain of clinical pharmacology.

    Terms: Winter 2022

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

  • NUR2 655 Mental Health Internship 1 (12 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Clinical training in the assessment and management of psychiatric illness, including psychiatric outpatient, inpatient, and emergency care units, to complete required clinical encounters, including assessment, interventions and evaluations. Emphasis is on facilitating the ability to recognize the required psychiatric conditions and pathology associated with these conditions and to develop longitudinal management plans that encompass biopsychosocial understanding of the conditions and address urgent and emergency situations. A strengths-based approach will guide nursing interventions with the patient/family, taking into consideration cultural, societal and environmental aspects.

    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.

    • Prerequisites: NUR2 647, NUR2 693 and NUR2 694

    • A fee of $21.39 for one name pin will be charged based on registration in this course.

    • **Due to the length of the clinical course, add/drop is the eleventh lecture day and withdrawal is the fifteenth lecture day.

  • NUR2 690 Reasoning in Mental Health 1 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Introduction to fundamental concepts in psychopathology, as well as psychiatric assessment, diagnosis and intervention. Emphasis placed on advanced practice nursing competencies integrated in mental health care of patients. Objectives also include relevant legal aspects when presented with a patient at risk for violent or dangerous behaviour.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: La Riccia, Giuseppina (Fall) La Riccia, Giuseppina (Winter)

  • NUR2 694 Reasoning in Mental Health 5 (4 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Advanced nursing knowledge and skills, within the scope of practice of a mental-health nurse practitioner, in the assessment and management of medical illness and somatic symptoms in psychiatry and to introduce basic psychotherapy concepts. Recognition of the pathology associated with these conditions and development of longitudinal management plans that encompass biopsychosocial understanding of the conditions and address urgent and emergency situations.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: La Riccia, Giuseppina (Winter)

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