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

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

Program Requirements

This is a two-year program. Part-time studies over three to five years are also an option for students. The core content of the Advanced Nursing major focuses on advanced practice nursing roles in diverse settings and with diverse populations. Content is organized based on Strength Based Nursing and focuses on such areas as family intervention, collaborative practice, and working with family strengths and resources. Through clinical courses, advanced clinical assessments and interventions emphasis is based on greater capacities to reflect purposefully and in-depth on their nursing practice. Students also engage in a systematic study of a clinically based nursing problem, which will disseminate knowledge relevant to clinical practice.

Required Courses (39 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 2023

    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 2023

    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 2024

    Instructors: Kilpatrick, Kelley; Bitzas, Vasiliki (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 2023

    Instructors: Van Hulst, Andraea (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 2023

    Instructors: Hart, Heather Dawn; Di Feo, Maria (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: This course is not scheduled for the 2023-2024 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2023-2024 academic year.

  • 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 2024

    Instructors: Logue, Katherine; Kayser, John; McVey, Lynne; Michetti, Gabriella (Winter)

  • NUR2 630 Research Project 1 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Development of a proposal for a nursing related clinical project under the supervision of a Faculty member of the Ingram School of Nursing. Introduction to research proposal writing, including the framing of research questions, the selection of methodological approaches, the consideration of ethical principles in the conduct of research, as well as the development of realistic and feasible expectations for developing a project within limited time frames.

    Terms: Winter 2024

    Instructors: Maheu, Christine (Winter)

  • NUR2 631 Research 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 with the expected outcomes of collecting data, transcribing it; entering it into a database; writing and interpreting the data and writing it into a report describing the results.

    Terms: Fall 2023

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

  • NUR2 632 Research Project 3 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Disseminating and reporting, orally and in writing, research findings on a clinical project. The written research report must be in the form of a journal manuscript.

    Terms: Winter 2024

    Instructors: Drouin, Susan; Maheu, Christine (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 2023

    Instructors: Abugov, Haley; 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 2024

    Instructors: Carnevale, Franco; Sofronas, Marianne; Fraser, Veronique (Winter)

Complementary Courses (9 credits)

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

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