McGill Alert / Alerte de McGill

Updated: Thu, 07/18/2024 - 18:12

Gradual reopening continues on downtown campus. See Campus Public Safety website for details.

La réouverture graduelle du campus du centre-ville se poursuit. Complément d'information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention.

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

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

Program Requirements

The M.Sc.(A.) in Advanced Nursing; Non-Thesis - Advanced Practice Nursing (APN) focuses on advanced practice nursing roles in diverse settings and populations. Content is organized based on a Strength-Based Nursing and health care approach and focuses on family assessment and intervention, collaborative partnerships, and the development of capacities to reflect purposefully and in depth on nursing practice.

This concentration is also designed to develop policy, leadership and nursing education skills. There is an emphasis on bringing the best available evidence to nursing care practice within a variety of healthcare settings, roles, or situations. The knowledge translation stream or research stream choices within the program are to be selected to address a clinically relevant nursing challenge.

Required Courses (30 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 2024

    Instructors: Gélinas, Céline (Fall)

    • Prerequisite(s): PSYC 204 or Undergraduate Introductory-Level Statistics Course

  • 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 2025

    Instructors: Semenic, Sonia Elizabeth (Winter)

  • NUR2 603 Teaching and Learning in Nursing (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Examination of the role of the nurse educator in healthcare settings and academia. Focus on application of theoretical and evidence-based approaches to education and exploration of how individuals learn and develop within the nursing profession. Development of educational approaches that promote student learning in face-to-face, hybrid, simulated and online learning environments. Emphasis on course design and development process, teaching and facilitation, student assessments, the evaluation of education activities and critical reflection and dialogue to support development of educational leadership.

    Terms: Winter 2025

    Instructors: Ponzoni, Norma; Hart, Heather Dawn (Winter)

  • NUR2 605 Advanced Clinical Reasoning (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Using clinical reasoning skills to generate comprehensive, collaborative, culturally safe and customized advanced nursing care plans in response to commonly presenting illnesses based on the best available evidence and with a strengths-based nursing and healthcare approach. Promoting health team effectiveness by identifying and articulating barriers to sound clinical reasoning, managing conflicts, as well as providing effective feedback and debriefing in challenging clinical situations.

    Terms: Fall 2024

    Instructors: Tuck, Jodi (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 2024

    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 2025

    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 2024

    Instructors: Malama, Kalonde (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 2024

    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 2025

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

  • 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 2025

    Instructors: Carnevale, Franco (Winter)

Complementary Courses (18 credits)

9-12 credits from one of the following streams:

Knowledge Translation Stream:
9 credits from the following project-based courses:

  • NUR2 601 Applied Knowledge Translation in Healthcare 1 (6 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Preparation and implementation of a Knowledge Translation (KT) project related to best practice approaches in health care delivery. The project is conducted in a clinical setting using a collaborative approach to meet the needs identified by the Clinical Partners. Projects involve the adoption of new nursing practices, care processes or healthcare innovations (e.g., implementation of nursing best-practice guidelines), as well as the evaluation and enhancement of existing nursing care practices or service delivery (e.g., quality improvement initiatives).

    Terms: Fall 2024

    Instructors: Drouin, Susan (Fall)

  • NUR2 602 Applied Knowledge Translation in Healthcare 2 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Implementation, dissemination, and sustainability of a knowledge translation (KT) project related to best practice approaches in health care delivery. Dissemination of project findings with a particular focus on sustainability and communication plan with their Clinical Partner(s).

    Terms: Winter 2025

    Instructors: Drouin, Susan (Winter)

    • Prerequisites: NUR2 601

    • 1. This course is 12 weeks in accordance with the schedules at the clinical sites.

Research Stream:
12 credits from the following project-based courses:

  • 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 2025

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

  • 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 2024

    Instructors: 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 2025

    Instructors: Maheu, Christine (Winter)

3-6 credits from the following clinical courses:

  • NUR2 622 Nursing Education Internship (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Nursing education internship with a host organization that focuses on applying and integrating education theory and andragogical issues to teaching practice with a focus on a Strengthen-based Nursing and health care approach to active learning.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: Hart, Heather Dawn; Ponzoni, Norma (Fall) Hart, Heather Dawn; Ponzoni, Norma (Winter)

  • NUR3 628 Advanced Practice Nursing Internship (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing Education : Advanced practice internship with a host organization that focuses on the application of the nursing role in clinical environments. This is a consolidation internship where learners identify their learning needs guided by the competencies of the Advanced Practice nurse.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: Miller, Catherine-Anne (Fall) Miller, Catherine-Anne (Winter)

3 credits at the 500-level or higher in the area of health equity to be approved by an Academic Adviser.

0-3 credits at the 500-level or higher of a course that furthers advanced practice nursing competencies, to be approved by an Academic Adviser.

Ingram School of Nursing—2024-2025 (last updated Apr. 22, 2024) (disclaimer)
Back to top