Integrated Nursing (67 credits)

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Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing     Degree: BNUR

Program Requirements

Required Courses (64 credits)

Year 2

Fall Term

  • CHEM 232 Organic Chemistry Principles (4 credits)

    Offered by: Chemistry (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Chemistry : A consideration of basic principals of the atom including body imaging techniques followed by a general summary of organic chemistry, its application to biological processes and everyday life, including principles of bonding, structure and stereochemistry. Some physical chemistry will be given as it relates to the properties of air and breathing.

    Terms: Fall 2016

    Instructors: Ariel Fenster, Ian Sydney Butler, Jean-Marc Gauthier, Mitchell Huot, Laura Pavelka (Fall)

    • Fall

    • Restriction: Only open to students in the BN Program

    • Restriction: Not open to students in the B.Sc. Program

  • IPEA 500 Roles in Interprofessional Teams

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    IPEA : A half day workshop, including preparatory work, that introduces interprofessional education, interprofessional practice, and the roles of the different healthcare professionals that make up an interprofessional team.

    Terms: Fall 2016

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

  • NUR1 239 Health & Physical Assessment 2 (4 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (School of Nursing)

    Overview

    Nursing : An integrated approach to physical assessment and a comprehensive health assessment for the purpose of primary care screening and triage.

    Terms: Fall 2016

    Instructors: Rosetta Antonacci, Mélanie Gauthier (Fall)

    • Prerequisite or Corequisite: PHGY 209

    • Corequisite: IPEA 500

    • A fee of $23.00 for two name pins will apply.

  • NUR1 422 Research in Nursing (3 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (School of Nursing)

    Overview

    Nursing : Quantitative and qualitative approaches to nursing research and guidance to effectively critique research and apply the results to clinical practice, including: formulating a research question, research design issues, strategies for data collection and analysis, appraisal and utilization of nursing research.

    Terms: Fall 2016

    Instructors: Antonia Arnaert (Fall)

    • The fee was approved at the recent Fee Advisory Committee @ 23.00 for two pins; and $11.50 for one pin. The increase for the pin is due to an increase in the supplier’s base rate by $.25, tax increases that were previously absorbed by the department.

  • NUR1 428 Learning and Health Education (3 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (School of Nursing)

    Overview

    Nursing : This course examines how cognitive, behaviorist, and social learning theories may be used to enhance individual and family health behaviors, coping and development. Topics include: learning theories; principles of teaching and learning, support groups, issues around clients' use of information technology for health information.

    Terms: Fall 2016

    Instructors: Sylvie Lambert (Fall)

  • PHGY 209 Mammalian Physiology 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Physiology (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Physiology : Physiology of body fluids, blood, body defense mechanisms, muscle, peripheral, central, and autonomic nervous systems.

    Terms: Fall 2016

    Instructors: Melissa Vollrath, Phil Gold, Ann Wechsler (Fall)

Winter Term

  • IPEA 501 Communication in Interprofessional Teams

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    IPEA : A half day workshop, including preparatory work, introducing effective communication and interactions in interprofessional teams.

    Terms: Winter 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

  • NUR1 200 Biology for Illness & Therapy (4 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (School of Nursing)

    Overview

    Nursing : A biological base for pharmacology and pathology. Topics include: cell types, structure and function. Movement across cell membranes, cell movement, transportation, and intercellular communication. Cell life-cycle, normal, abnormal cell growth, repair, and death. Cell metabolism, energy production, storage, release, vitamins, enzymes, DNA structure, nucleic acid replication, transcription and translation.

    Terms: Winter 2017

    Instructors: Frederick P Nestel (Winter)

  • NUR1 219 Transition to the McGill Model (1 credit)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (School of Nursing)

    Overview

    Nursing : This course introduces students to the McGill Model of Nursing.

    Terms: Winter 2017

    Instructors: Maria Di Feo (Winter)

  • NUR1 320 Special Topics: Acute and Critical Care (3 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (School of Nursing)

    Overview

    Nursing : The focus of this course is the management of acute and chronic illness situations, the impact of psychological, behavioral and biological responses of stress and illness and the impact this complex interplay has on the personal and contextual resources of the patients and their families. It will explore evidence informed management approaches to a range of symptoms and patient conditions as well as nurse sensitive indicators of care taking into account research evidence, clinical expertise, and patient preferences.

    Terms: Winter 2017

    Instructors: Annie Chevrier (Winter)

    • Prerequisite(s): NUR1 422 and PHGY 209.

    • Corequisite(s): IPEA 501

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken NUR1 319 or NUR1 324.

    • Restriction(s): Only open to students in the Bachelor of Nursing (Integrated Nursing) program.

  • PHGY 210 Mammalian Physiology 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Physiology (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Physiology : Physiology of cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, endocrine and renal systems.

    Terms: Winter 2017

    Instructors: John H White, Lysanne Campeau, Tomoko Takano (Winter)

  • PSYC 215 Social Psychology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Psychology (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Psychology : The course offers students an overview of the major topics in social psychology. Three levels of analysis are explored beginning with individual processes (e.g., attitudes, attribution), then interpersonal processes (e.g., attraction, communication, love) and finally social influence processes (e.g., conformity, norms, roles, reference groups).

    Terms: Fall 2016, Winter 2017

    Instructors: Mark W Baldwin (Fall) Jacqueline Human (Winter)

Summer Term (Registration takes place during Winter term – in March – www.mcgill.ca/summer)

  • NUR1 334 Nursing in Illness (4 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (School of Nursing)

    Overview

    Nursing : The goal of this clinical course is to advance nursing practice through clinical and research activities. Hospital-based studies involve planning and providing direct patient care; one-to-one discussions with their clinical teacher/preceptor; peer discussions; and clinical rounds, with the goal of enhancing the breadth and depth of critical thinking and clinical decision-making. Research activities will involve participation in a project that may further develop nursing practice on the unit to which the student is assigned.

    Terms: Summer 2017

    Instructors: Elaine M Doucette, Mélanie Gauthier (Summer)

Students must successfully complete all courses in year 2 before they will be permitted to take the clinical courses in year 3.

Year 3

Fall Term

  • NUR1 420 Primary Health Care (3 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (School of Nursing)

    Overview

    Nursing : Principles of accessibility, public participation, intersectoral and interdisciplinary collaboration, appropriate technology, and health promotion and illness prevention are discussed in relation to the planning and delivery of local, regional, and international health delivery systems. Topics include the infrastructure that supports health, and socio-economic, political and cultural contexts of health.

    Terms: Fall 2016

    Instructors: Anna Tazian (Fall)

  • NUR1 424 Legal and Ethical Issues: Nursing (3 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (School of Nursing)

    Overview

    Nursing : This course covers ethical and legal aspects related to caring for patients and their families, and principles in ethical decision-making. Issues of professional accountability, liability, and advocacy are addressed in such contexts as withholding treatment, organ harvesting, abortion, involuntary commitment, etc.

    Terms: Fall 2016

    Instructors: Josée Bonneau, Lynne Violette Chlala (Fall)

  • NUR1 428 Learning and Health Education (3 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (School of Nursing)

    Overview

    Nursing : This course examines how cognitive, behaviorist, and social learning theories may be used to enhance individual and family health behaviors, coping and development. Topics include: learning theories; principles of teaching and learning, support groups, issues around clients' use of information technology for health information.

    Terms: Fall 2016

    Instructors: Sylvie Lambert (Fall)

  • PHAR 300 Drug Action (3 credits)

    Offered by: Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Pharmacology and Therapeutics : Principles of pharmacology and toxicology. Frequently encountered drugs will be used as a focus to illustrate sites and mechanisms of action, distribution, metabolism, elimination and adverse side effects.

    Terms: Fall 2016

    Instructors: Edith Zorychta, Barbara F Hales (Fall)

Winter Term

  • NUR1 322 Chronic Illness and Palliative Care (3 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (School of Nursing)

    Overview

    Nursing : The biological, psychological and social factors which influence living with chronic illness are examined. Empirical findings linking different chronic stressors to coping responses and to health outcomes are reviewed. Issues in palliative care, the care of the dying, and the nature of bereavement are reviewed.

    Terms: Winter 2017

    Instructors: Heather Dawn Hart, Vanessa Wrzesien (Winter)

  • NUR1 421 Resources: Special Populations (3 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (School of Nursing)

    Overview

    Nursing : The concept of social support is explored and links between social networks and health are examined. Groups at health risk including the homeless, poor, and new immigrants are identified. Types and functions of community groups available as social resources for these groups will be discussed.

    Terms: Winter 2017

    Instructors: Catherine-Anne Miller (Winter)

  • PATH 300 Human Disease (3 credits)

    Offered by: Pathology (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Pathology : Provides a fundamental understanding of the diseases prevalent in North America, for upper level students in the biological sciences. Includes: general responses of cells and organ systems to injury; assessment of individual diseases by relating the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention to the primary biological abnormalities in each disorder.

    Terms: Winter 2017

    Instructors: Edith Zorychta (Winter)

  • PSYC 204 Introduction to Psychological Statistics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Psychology (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Psychology : The statistical analysis of research data; frequency distributions; graphic representation; measures of central tendency and variability; elementary sampling theory and tests of significance.

    Terms: Fall 2016, Winter 2017, Summer 2017

    Instructors: Rhonda N Amsel (Fall) Mohammad Darainy, Gentiana Sadikaj (Winter) Mohammad Darainy (Summer)

    • Fall and Winter

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have passed a CEGEP statistics course(s) with a minimum grade of 75%: Mathematics 201-307 or 201-337 or equivalent or the combination of Quantitative Methods 300 with Mathematics 300

    • This course is a prerequisite for PSYC 305, PSYC 406, PSYC 310, PSYC 336

    • You may not be able to receive credit for this course and other statistic courses. Be sure to check the Course Overlap section under Faculty Degree Requirements in the Arts or Science section of the Calendar.

Students must also register for one of the following courses in the Fall Term and the alternate one in the Winter Term:

  • NUR1 431 Community Health Nursing Practicum (4 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (School of Nursing)

    Overview

    Nursing : In this clinical course, students will apply the guiding principles and values of primary health care through the application of the community health nursing process using capacity building and strength based approach in partnership with individuals, families and groups within the health care system leading to enhanced competencies in prevention, health protection, maintenance, restoration and palliation.

    Terms: Fall 2016, Winter 2017

    Instructors: Rosalia Sanzone (Fall) Rosalia Sanzone (Winter)

  • NUR1 432 Community Health Nursing Project (4 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (School of Nursing)

    Overview

    Nursing : In this clinical course, students will apply the guiding principles and values of primary health care through the application of the community health nursing process using capacity building and strength based approach in partnership with populations and communities outside the health care system leading to a health promotion project.

    Terms: Fall 2016, Winter 2017

    Instructors: Francoise Filion, Diana Gausden (Fall) Francoise Filion, Catherine-Anne Miller, Diana Gausden (Winter)

Elective Course (3 credits)

Any 3-credit elective course.

Interprofessional Education Activities

These required non-credit activities address the competencies for interprofessional practice across the health professions such as professional roles, communication, collaboration in patient-centered care, and conflict resolution. Students will be advised at the beginning of each term which activities they should register for.

Ingram School of Nursing—2016-2017 (last updated Aug. 26, 2016) (disclaimer)