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Graduate Diploma (Gr. Dip.) Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (30 credits)

Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing     Degree: Graduate Diploma in Nursing

Program Requirements

The Graduate Diploma in Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, taken in conjunction with either the M.Sc.(A.) in Nurse Practitioner; Non-Thesis – Primary Care (for those entering the program with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing) or the Graduate Certificate in Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (for those entering the program with a Master of Science in Nursing), 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 certification examination.

Required Courses (30 credits)

  • NUR2 659 Applied Reasoning in Primary Care (4 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 related to specific approaches to patients and families across the lifespan, including an approach to independent clinical reasoning and decision-making.

    Terms: Fall 2024

    Instructors: Brown, Carolyn (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: NUR2 639, NUR2 667

    • Restriction: Only open to students enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Primary Care Nurse Practitioner.

  • NUR2 669 Internship in Primary Care Practice 1 (12 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Consolidation of the entry-to-practice nurse practitioner role in primary care through the application of theoretical knowledge, practical skills and clinical reasoning within a clinical setting.

    Terms: Winter 2025

    Instructors: Goyer, Marie-Claude; Doiron, Nadia (Winter)

    • Prerequisites: NUR2 641, NUR2 659, NUR2 668

    • Corequisite: NUR2 697

    • Restriction: Only open to students enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Primary Care Nurse Practitioner.

  • NUR2 679 Internship in Primary Care Practice 2 (12 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Continued consolidation of the entry-to-practice nurse practitioner role in primary care through the application of theoretical knowledge, practical skills and clinical reasoning in more complex care within a clinical setting.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: NUR2 669, NUR2 697

    • Corequisite: NUR2 698

    • Restriction: Only open to students enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Primary Care Nurse Practitioner.

  • NUR2 697 Clinical Seminar in Primary Care 1 (1 credit)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Application of theoretical knowledge to clinical practice through examination of complex cases seen in clinical practice and exploration of clinical questions through the presentation of case studies, scientific research evidence and best practices.

    Terms: Winter 2025

    Instructors: Brown, Carolyn (Winter)

    • Pre-requisites: NUR2 641, NUR2 659, NUR2 668

    • Co-requisite: NUR2 669

    • Restriction: Only open to students enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Primary Care Nurse Practitioner.

  • NUR2 698 Clinical Seminar in Primary Care 2 (1 credit)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Further application of theoretical knowledge to clinical practice through examination of complex cases seen in clinical practice and exploration of clinical questions through the presentation of case studies, scientific research evidence and best practices.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: NUR2 697

    • Corequisite: NUR2 679

    • Restriction: Only open to students enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Primary Care Nurse Practitioner.

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