Graduate Certificate (Gr. Cert.) Theory in Primary Care (15 credits)

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

Program Requirements

The Graduate Certificate in Theory in Primary Care prepares students to acquire the theoretical knowledge required to subsequently complete clinical courses in the Graduate Diploma in Primary Care. This program is designed for students who previously completed a master's degree in nursing (equivalent to the McGill M.Sc.(A) in nursing program) but have not completed any nurse practitioner theory or clinical courses. Students will need to complete 6-12 credits in preparatory theory courses prior to entry into the Graduate Certificate program (the specific number of preparatory courses required will depend on whether some of the required courses were completed in their master's degree). Students should consult with the program Academic Adviser prior to applying.

Required Courses (15 credits)

  • NUR2 646 Pharmacology for Primary Care Nurse Practitioners (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Through case presentations, discussions and readings students achieve familiarity with basic concepts of pharmacology including special considerations for various patient populations.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Yannick Mélançon Laître (Winter)

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

  • NUR2 672 Reasoning in Primary Care 3 (4 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Decision making/problem solving in the follow-up of both chronic stable medical conditions in the following body systems: neurological, muscular, rheumatologic, and peripheral vascular. Familiarity is achieived and competence in recognizing conditions in these same bodily systems that present acutely in undifferentiated patients.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Yannick Mélançon Laître (Fall)

    • Prerequisites: NUR2 670 and NUR2 671

    • Restriction: Open only to students enrolled in the M.Sc.(A.) in Nursing (primary care nurse practitioner specialization) or the Graduate Certificate in Theory in Primary Care.

  • NUR2 673 Reasoning in Primary Care 4 (4 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Decision making/problem solving in the follow up of both chronic stable medical conditions in the following body systems: cardiac, respiratory, and gastrointestinal. Familiarity and competence is achieved in recognizing conditions in these same bodily systems that present acutely in undifferentiated patients and knowing their appropriate disposition.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Yannick Mélançon Laître, Patrick Casey, Grzegorz Sobieraj, Lisa Pichovich, Caroline Normand (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: NUR2 672

    • Restriction: Open only to students enrolled in the M.Sc.(A.) in Nursing (primary care nurse practitioner specialization) or the Graduate Certificate Theory in Primary Care

  • NUR2 674 Reasoning in Primary Care 5 (4 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Decision making/problem solving in the acute presentation of illness as well as the follow up of chronic stable disease in the renal and endocrine systems. Students also will learn about mental illness and the promotion of health behaviours.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Yannick Mélançon Laître (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: NUR2 673

    • Restriction: Open only to students enrolled in the M.Sc.(A.) in Nursing (primary care nurse practitioner specialization) or the Graduate Certificate Theory in Primary Care.

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