Integrated Nursing (65 credits)

Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing     Degree: BNUR

Program Requirements

For details on the course of study, please refer to http://www.mcgill.ca/nursing/programs/bachelor-nursing-integrated/courses.

Required Courses (55 credits)

  • 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 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

  • 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 2019

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

  • IPEA 502 Patient-Centred Care in Action

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    IPEA : A half day activity, including preparatory work, introducing students to a simulated patient/family centred care scenario in which they will be working in interprofessional teams to develop a plan of care.

    Terms: Winter 2019

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

  • NUR1 209 Pathophysiology for Nursing 1 (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Nursing : This course will focus on the study of the physiological control mechanisms and pathophysiologic alterations in health across the lifespan, looking at selected diseases that are the most prevalent in North America. It will explore concepts of disease causation: acquired, immune, infectious, carcinogenic, genetic, and biochemical alterations in health in selected body systems. There will be an emphasis on etiology, cellular and systemic pathophysiologic responses, clinical manifestations, diagnostic, and treatment modalities.

    Terms: Fall 2018

    Instructors: William Archambault (Fall)

  • NUR1 210 Pathophysiology for Nursing 2 (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Nursing : This course will build on previous knowledge from NUR1 209, and focus on the study of the physiology of organ systems and the pathophysiologic alterations in health across the lifespan, looking at selected diseases of the reproductive, cardiovascular, renal, digestive, and neurological. endocrine and hematological systems that are the most prevalent in North America. It will explore concepts of disease causation in the: acquired, immune, infectious, carcinogenic, genetic, and biochemical alterations in health in selected body systems. There will be an emphasis on etiology, cellular and systemic pathophysiologic responses, clinical manifestations, diagnostic, and treatment modalities.

    Terms: Winter 2019

    Instructors: William Archambault (Winter)

  • NUR1 222 Strengths-Based Nursing and Professional Practice (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Nursing : This course provides an overview of the history of nursing, the philosophical and theoretical tenets of Strengths-Based Nursing (SBN) and the pivotal contributions of nursing in the health care system. An understanding of SBN is developed through the study of selected topics and concepts related to nursing practice, health promotion, research, and ethics.

    Terms: Fall 2018

    Instructors: Annie Chevrier, Anne Marie Lanctot (Fall)

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students in U0.

    • Corequisite(s): IPEA 500

  • NUR1 300 Pharmacology for Nursing 1 (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Nursing : This introductory course will focus on drug mechanisms of action, pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, pharmacotherapeutics, patient safety and professional nursing responsibilities in drug administration. Pharmacotherapeutic challenges across the life span will be addressed. Health promotion as it relates to pharmacologic agents, drug safety, and evidence-based nursing implications for teaching, medication administration and monitoring will be explored.

    Terms: Fall 2018

    Instructors: William Archambault (Fall)

  • NUR1 301 Pharmacology for Nursing 2 (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Nursing : This course will build on knowledge from NUR1 300. It will apply and expand upon knowledge on drug mechanisms of action, pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, patient safety and professional nursing responsibilities in drug administration. Pharmacotherapeutic challenges related to cardiovascular, reproductive, digestive, renal, neurological, hematological, musculoskeletal systems, as well as, toxicology, addiction will be addressed. Health promotion as it relates to pharmacologic agents, drug safety, and evidence-based nursing implications for teaching, medication administration and monitoring will be explored.

    Terms: Winter 2019

    Instructors: William Archambault (Winter)

  • NUR1 312 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 2018

    Instructors: Melanie Berube (Fall)

    • Restrictions: Not open to students who have taken NUR1 422

  • NUR1 318 Chronic Illness and Palliative Health Challenges (4 credits)

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

    Overview

    Nursing : An analysis of how biological, psychological and sociocultural factors influence living with chronic and palliative health challenges using a strengths-based nursing approach. Evidence-informed approaches to nursing persons and their families in selected health situations will be prioritized.

    Terms: Fall 2018

    Instructors: Rosetta Antonacci, Heather Dawn Hart, Norma Ponzoni (Fall)

    • Corequisite(s): NUR1 338

    • Prerequisite(s): NUR1 209

    • Restriction(s): Only open to BNI students.

  • NUR1 320 Critical Care Nursing Theory (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Nursing : The focus of this course is the management of critical illness situations, the impact of psychological, behavioural and biological responses of stress and illness and the impact this complex interplay has on the personal and contextual resources of 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 2019

    Instructors: Mélanie Gauthier (Winter)

    • Prerequisite(s): NUR1 209 or NUR1 210.

    • 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.

  • NUR1 327 Critical Health Challenges (4 credits)

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

    Overview

    Nursing : An analysis of how biological, psychological and sociocultural factors influence critical illness experiences using a strengths-based nursing approach. Evidence-informed approaches to nursing persons and their families in selected critical health challenges will be prioritized.

    Terms: Winter 2019

    Instructors: Oxana Kapoustina, Amanda Cervantes, Mélanie Gauthier (Winter)

  • NUR1 329 Skin Integrity and Wound Care (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Nursing : This course will focus on teaching the principles of assessment and evidence-informed management of chronic and acute wounds in the clinical and community setting. Pressure ulcers, venous leg ulcers, wound infections, debridement, wound care products, compression and other types of chronic wounds will be covered along with appropriate treatment options, the expanded professional and legal scope practice and the role of the multidisciplinary team in managing complex wound care and patient and family teaching and education strategies to support health and healing.

    Terms: Fall 2018

    Instructors: Annie Chevrier (Fall)

  • NUR1 338 Applied Health and Physical Assessment/Anatomy 1 (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Nursing : This course builds on and develops advanced knowledge and skills required to perform a health history and complete health and physical assessment across the lifespan. Human anatomy will be integrated throughout.

    Terms: Fall 2018

    Instructors: Rosetta Antonacci, Elizabeth Murphy-Lavallée, Elizabeth Leber, Martyna Rembisz (Fall)

  • NUR1 339 Applied Health and Physical Assessment/Anatomy 2 (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Nursing : This course builds upon NUR1 338 and further develops knowledge and skills required to perform a health history and complete health and physical assessment across the lifespan, and apply to specific patient populations. Human anatomy will be integrated throughout.

    Terms: Winter 2019

    Instructors: Rosetta Antonacci, Elizabeth Murphy-Lavallée, Martyna Rembisz, Elizabeth Leber, Stephanie Charbonneau (Winter)

  • NUR1 423 Leading Change: Policy and Practice (4 credits)

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

    Overview

    Nursing : In this course students will critique today's healthcare environment and professional practice issues. The focus will be on the development of leadership skills to influence policy and practice.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

  • 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 2018

    Instructors: Josée Bonneau, Daria Kapnik (Fall)

  • NUR1 431 Community Health Nursing Practicum (3 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 2018, Winter 2019, Summer 2019

    Instructors: Catherine-Anne Miller (Fall) Catherine-Anne Miller (Winter) Maria Di Feo (Summer)

  • 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 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: Francoise Filion, Diana Gausden, Adriana Grugel-Park (Fall) Francoise Filion, Oxana Kapoustina, Diana Gausden (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 2018, Winter 2019, Summer 2019

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

Complementary Course (4 credits)

4 credits from the following:

  • NUR1 434 Critical Care Nursing Practicum (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 2019

    Instructors: Elaine M Doucette, Oxana Kapoustina, Mélanie Gauthier, Rosetta Antonacci (Summer)

  • NUR1 435 Ambassador Critical Care Practicum (4 credits)

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

    Overview

    Nursing : This clinical nursing experience offers students an opportunity to consolidate their critical care knowledge and assessment skills in clinical settings outside the McGill University Teaching Hospital Network.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Elective Courses (6 credits)

6 credits with 3 credits at the 300 level or above.

Ingram School of Nursing—2018-2019 (last updated Aug. 22, 2018) (disclaimer)