Master of Science, Applied (M.Sc.A.) Nursing (Non-Thesis): Nursing Services Administration (49 credits)

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

Program Requirements

This concentration is offered to students to develop their capacity to assess the factors that affect and determine the nursing workforce. This will enable them to make strategic and effective decisions, and influence policy with regard to the planning and management of the nursing workforce.

Required Courses (36 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 2017

    Instructors: Céline Gélinas (Fall)

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

  • NUR2 608 Seminar in Nursing 1 (3 credits)

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

    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 2017

    Instructors: Heather Dawn Hart, Vasiliki Bitzas, Linda McHarg (Fall)

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken NUR2 611D1/D2.

  • NUR2 611 Seminar in Nursing 2 (3 credits)

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

    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 2018

    Instructors: Heather Dawn Hart, Vasiliki Bitzas (Winter)

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken NUR2 611D1/D2

  • NUR2 612 Research Methods in Nursing 1 (3 credits)

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

    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 2017

    Instructors: John Pringle (Fall)

  • NUR2 617 Clinical in Family Systems Nursing 1 (3 credits)

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

    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 2017

    Instructors: Heather Dawn Hart, Gillian Taylor (Fall)

  • NUR2 618 Clinical in Family Systems Nursing 2 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Splitting the course will ensure that students are evaluated at the end of each term and promotion, or not, to the Winter term can be justified accordingly. Also, students who need to go on a leave at the end of the Fall term are at a disadvantage because at present they need to repeat the whole year, whereas splitting the course will ensure that they only need to repeat the term they have missed.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Heather Dawn Hart, Gillian Taylor (Winter)

  • NUR2 626 Professional Issues in Nursing (3 credits)

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

    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 2018

    Instructors: Susan E Drouin (Winter)

  • NUR2 630 Clinical Project 1 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Identification of a clinical problem and development of a project to test or implement best-practice approaches.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Sonia Elizabeth Semenic, Andraea Van Hulst (Winter)

  • NUR2 631 Clinical Project 2 (6 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Implementation of a project plan related to best practice approaches in health care delivery.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Susan E Drouin (Fall)

  • NUR2 632 Clinical Project 3 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Writing study findings from course NUR2 631 in the form of a paper for publication that should include: abstract, literature review, study purpose, methods, results and discussion. Oral presentation of the study findings to the McGill nursing community would take place at the School toward the end of the course.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Susan E Drouin, Anita J Gagnon (Winter)

  • NUR2 642 Ethics in Advanced Practice (3 credits)

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

    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 2018

    Instructors: Franco Carnevale, Marianna Sofronas (Winter)

Complementary Courses (13 credits)

(0-7 Credits)

  • NUR2 624 Clinical Laboratory in Nursing 2 (4 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Field experience in nursing, incorporating extensive assessment, experimentation and evaluation of differing nursing approaches.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Susan E Drouin (Winter)

  • NUR2 629 Nursing Administration Stage (4 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : The nurse manager's role in the health care sector. Acquisition of skills and experience in nursing management under the preceptorship of selected nurse managers in order to integrate the McGill Model of nursing in a management context.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Melanie Lavoie-Tremblay (Fall) Melanie Lavoie-Tremblay (Winter)

    • Restriction: Open only to students in the Adjunct stream of the MSc(A) in Nursing program.

  • NUR2 720 Nursing Workforce Determinants (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Factors affecting the planning and management of the nursing workforce in the context of forecasting models, demographic changes, public organizational response, models of organizational behaviour and determinants of nursing sensitive outcomes, and productivity.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

(6-13 Credits)
Any 500-level course or higher, including relevant School of Continuing Studies courses in the area of administration, in consultation with the Adviser for this concentration.

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