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

The Master of Science(Applied) in Advanced Nursing; Non-Thesis - Global Health program focuses on collaborative, trauma-informed, culturally safe, Strengths-Based Nursing (SBN) and health care approaches to working with underserved populations including in limited-resource and rural environments. The concentration stresses the importance of understanding the inherent power dynamics, systemic barriers, and ethical dilemmas that arise through this work. The program emphasizes health equity focused content throughout. In the final year of study, the program includes one semester in a global health partnership site (locally, provincially or internationally) that focuses on clinical and project-based work.

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 2023

    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 2024

    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 600 Knowledge Translation in Healthcare (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : An introduction to conceptual models, strategies, and tools to support the identification, implementation, and evaluation of evidence-based practices in nursing and health care. The theoretical foundations for an actual implementation project and an introduction to basic concepts in project management.

    Terms: Winter 2024

    Instructors: Semenic, Sonia Elizabeth; Clausen, Christina (Winter)

  • NUR2 606 Clinical Reasoning in a Global Context (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Generating comprehensive, collaborative, culturally safe and customized advanced nursing care plans in response to commonly presenting health/illness issues in underserved populations including those with limited resources. Identification of barriers to sound clinical reasoning and effectively present nursing care plans to other healthcare professionals in diverse settings.

    Terms: Fall 2023

    Instructors: Miller, Catherine-Anne (Fall)

  • 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 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 636 Global Health Nursing Internship (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 2023

    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 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 Course (3 credits)

3 credits at the 500 level or higher of a course that furthers global health competencies, to be approved by an Academic Adviser.

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