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Master of Science, Applied (M.Sc.A.) Nursing (Non-Thesis) (61 credits)

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

Program Requirements

The M.Sc. (Applied) in Nursing; Non-Thesis, established in 1974, remains the only one of it's kind in Canada. This three-year program is tailored to the university graduate with a general degree and no previous preparation in nursing or other health care professions. Candidates complete entry-to-practice preparation in nursing while also completing graduate-level studies in nursing. Students must first successfully complete a Qualifying Year (QY) of study before applying to the M.Sc.(A.) in Nursing; Non-Thesis. By the end of M.Sc.(A.) Year 1, students are eligible to practice as nursing externs during the summer break, in accordance with the regulations of the Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec (OIIQ) (i.e., the Quebec Order of Nurses - the provincial licensing board). Upon completion of M.Sc.(A.) Year 2, graduates are eligible to write the OIIQ exams.

Required Courses (61 credits)

  • IPEA 502 Patient-Centred Care in Action

    Offered by: Medicine and Health Sciences (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Overview

    IPEA : A half day activity, including preparatory work, introducing students to a simulated patient/family centred care scenario in which they will be working in interprofessional teams to develop a plan of care.

    Terms: Winter 2022

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

  • IPEA 503 Managing Interprofessional Conflict

    Offered by: Medicine and Health Sciences (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Overview

    IPEA : Reflection on sources of conflict and strategies to manage conflict. Using conflict productively for team building and innovative approaches for resolving conflict within the interprofessional health care team.

    Terms: Winter 2022

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

  • 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 607 Children's Nursing (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : This course aims to understand the biological, psychological, and sociocultural perspectives of children 0-18 years and their families using a strength-based nursing framework. This course will go beyond the traditional developmental approach to nursing children and will explore new ways of thinking about their care.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Bonneau, Josée; Di Feo, Maria (Fall)

  • NUR2 609 Nursing Care of Children and their Families (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Clinical experience working with selected children/adolescents and their families in an acute hospital setting. The focus will be on learning to nurse children/adolescents experiencing illness during an admission to an acute health care facility.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Armistead, Cheryl (Fall)

  • NUR2 610 Ambulatory/Community Care (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Clinical experience in the community/ambulatory settings integrating concepts related to acute and chronic health concerns within a family-centered framework.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: Filion, Francoise (Winter)

  • 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 616 Advanced Clinical Skills (4 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Supervised clinical experiences in health care agencies are aimed at developing competence in technical and family nursing skills at an advanced level. Experience is determined on an individual basis according to learning needs and the student's area of interest.

    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.

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

    • *In order to secure placement in clinical course, the add/drop is March 30, 2021 which is before the start of the course.

  • NUR2 619 Nursing Clinical Skills Laboratory 4 (1 credit)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : This laboratory course addresses illness management clinical technical skills and is the companion course to NUR2 616. Students develop a range of clinical technical skills related to the GI, urinary, integumentary systems as well as resuscitation and emergency skills.

    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.

    • Corequisite(s): NUR2 616, NUR2 621

    • A nominal fee of $105.89 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 621 Wound Care 2 (2 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : This course will focus on teaching the principles of assessment and evidence-informed management of chronic and acute wounds in the clinical and community setting. Wound infections, debridement, wound care products, compression, trauma and other types of chronic and complex wounds will be covered along with appropriate treatment options for general and special populations such as neonatal, pediatric, palliative and obese.

    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 623 Clinical Assessment and Therapeutics 1 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Medical, surgical, and nursing management of the major illnesses in adults and children. Topics will include diagnostic tests, drug therapies, dietary management, exercise, relaxation techniques, pain management approaches, patient education, and strategies for maintaining physical and emotional well-being.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Sarasua, Irene Marie (Fall)

  • 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 634 Clinical Assessment and Therapeutics 2 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Medical, surgical, and nursing management of the major illnesses in adults and children. Topics will include diagnostic tests, drug therapies, dietary management, symptom management, patient education, and strategies for maintaining physical and emotional well-being.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: Sarasua, Irene Marie (Winter)

    • Prerequisite(s): NUR2 623

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

  • NUR2 637 Clinical Nursing Specialization (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : This course provides students with the opportunity to focus on a specialty clinical area of their choice. This specialty could include any age group in acute care, specialty care setting or community/public health setting. This will allow an opportunity to care for a specific population of patients with unique health challenges related to their illness and the resulting impact on their family and support networks and resources, complex, unpredictable, and/or intense health needs; expansion or acquisition of new knowledge and skills and role autonomy extending beyond traditional scopes of nursing practice.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Bonneau, Josée (Fall) Hart, Heather Dawn (Winter)

    • Prerequisite(s): NUR2 609, NUR2 610, NUR2 616

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

  • NUR2 638 Nursing in Critical Care (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : This course will provide students with the opportunity to consolidate acquired clinical skills, nursing theory and previous clinical courses in an acute care setting.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Marchand, Hugo (Fall) Daniel, Kimani (Winter)

  • 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)

Ingram School of Nursing—2021-2022 (last updated May. 27, 2021) (disclaimer)
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