Master of Science, Applied (M.Sc.A.) Nurse Practitioner (Non-Thesis): Primary Care (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): Primary Care Practitioner. **

The Master of Science(Applied) Nurse Practitioner; Non-Thesis – Primary Care is open to nurses with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree and is taken in combination with the Graduate Diploma in Primary Care Nurse Practitioner. The program focuses on a wide range of acute and chronic health concerns across the life span and includes activities related to assessment, diagnosis and treatment within the primary care nurse practitioner’s legally sanctioned scope of practice. Graduates may be eligible to be a candidate for the Ordre des infimières et infirmiers du Québec’s Primary Care Nurse Practitioner specialty examination.

Required Courses (45 credits)

  • 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 613 Reasoning in Primary Care Practice 1 (4 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Introduction to the examination of the advanced role and responsibilities of the primary care nurse practitioner (PCNP) with an emphasis on the approach to preventive health, health promotion, illness prevention and the holistic management of acute and chronic conditions affecting patients and families across the lifespan.

    Terms: Fall 2023

    Instructors: Goyer, Marie-Claude; Sobieraj, Grzegorz (Fall)

    • Restriction: Open to students enrolled in the M.Sc.(A.) in Nurse Practitioner; Non-Thesis - Primary Care and/or the Graduate Certificate in Primary Care Nurse Practitioner.

  • NUR2 614 Reasoning in Primary Care Practice 2 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Examination of the primary care nurse practitioner (PCNP) role in the holistic management of acute and chronic conditions affecting patients and families across the lifespan with a focus on pharmacological principles.

    Terms: Winter 2024

    Instructors: Heslip Pelletier, Sheena (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: NUR2 613

    • Restriction: Open to students enrolled in the M.Sc.(A,) Nurse Practitioner; Non-Thesis - Primary Care and/or the Graduate Certificate in Primary Care Nurse Practitioner.

  • 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 639 Reasoning in Primary Care Practice 3 (8 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Examination of the primary care nurse practitioner (PCNP) role in the holistic management of various acute and chronic conditions affecting adult patients and their families, including an approach to independent clinical reasoning and decision-making.

    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.

    • Prerequisite: NUR2 614

    • Restriction: Open to students enrolled in the M.Sc.(A.) in Nurse Practitioner; Non-Thesis - Primary Care and/or the Graduate Certificate in Primary Care Nurse Practitioner.

  • NUR2 641 Reasoning in Primary Care Practice 4 (6 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Further examination of the primary care nurse practitioner (PCNP) role in the holistic management of additional various acute and chronic conditions affecting adult patients and their families, including an approach to independent clinical reasoning and decision-making.

    Terms: Fall 2023

    Instructors: Brown, Carolyn; McNamara, Shannon (Fall)

    • Prerequisites: NUR2 639, NUR2 667

    • Restriction: Open to students enrolled in the M.Sc.(A.) in Nurse Practitioner; Non-Thesis - Primary Care and/or the Graduate Certificate in Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

  • 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)

  • NUR2 667 Health and Physical Assessment in Primary Care 1 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Examination of the practical application of the primary care nurse practitioner (PCNP) role in the holistic management of various acute and chronic conditions affecting adult patients and their families, integrating theoretical knowledge and practice of advanced physical assessment and procedure skills to clinical cases.

    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.

    • Prerequisite: NUR2 614

    • Restriction: Open to students enrolled in the M.Sc.(A.) in Nurse Practitioner; Non-Thesis - Primary Care and/or the Graduate Certificate in Primary Care Nurse Practitioner.

  • NUR2 668 Health and Physical Assessment in Primary Care 2 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Further examination of the practical application of the primary care nurse practitioner (PCNP) role in the holistic management of additional various acute and chronic conditions affecting patients and families across the lifespan, integrating theoretical knowledge and practice of advanced physical assessment and procedure skills to clinical cases.

    Terms: Fall 2023

    Instructors: Goyer, Marie-Claude (Fall)

    • Prerequisites: NUR2 639, NUR2 667

    • Restriction: Open to students enrolled in the M.Sc.(A.) in Nurse Practitioner; Non-Thesis - Primary Care and/or the Graduate Certificate in Primary Care Nurse Practitioner.

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