Bachelor of Science in Nursing


The Bachelor of Science of Nursing program at Algonquin College is offered in collaboration with the University of Ottawa, educating nurses at the undergraduate level.

Degree
4 Years

Program Code: 0616X01FWO
Academic Year: 2014/2015


Our Program

This program offered in collaboration with the University of Ottawa, educates nurses at the undergraduate level through an approach that encourages self-direction, critical thinking and life-long learning in the field of nursing science. Students enrolling in the Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) program can study at either the University or College site, however some courses in the program are only available at the University.

Students focus on the promotion, maintenance and restoration of health and quality of life for individuals, families and communities, in order that as graduates they contribute to the development of nursing as an art and a science and address the challenges facing the healthcare system. Acting within the context of an interprofessional team, BScN graduates are in high demand and may work in hospitals, community health agencies, long-term care facilities and a variety of other settings across Canada and around the world.

SUCCESS FACTORS
This program is well-suited for students who:

  • Enjoy the challenges of working with people of all ages, developmental stages and diverse backgrounds.
  • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Like working with others as a member of a team or in a leadership role.
  • Have strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Are dedicated patient advocates.
  • Are able to handle physically demanding situations.
  • Are mature, flexible and accepting.

Your Career

Employment settings: hospitals, rehabilitation centres, long-term care, public health departments, community agencies, home care, schools, private industry, government, developing countries and disaster-relief areas.

The legislated Scope of Practice for nurses from the College of Nurses of Ontario is: "The practice of nursing is the promotion of health, and the assessment of, the provision of care for, and the treatment of health conditions by supportive, preventive, therapeutic, palliative and rehabilitative means in order to attain or maintain optimal function" (Nursing Act 1991, as cited in CNO 2011).

Graduates must be licensed by the College of Nurses of Ontario in order to practise in Ontario.

Courses

Programs at Algonquin College are delivered using a variety of instruction modes. Courses may be offered in the classroom or lab, entirely online, or in a hybrid mode which combines classroom sessions with online learning activities. Upon registration, each full-time student is provided an Algonquin email account which is used to communicate important information about program or course events.
Level: 01 Hours
ANP1105 An introduction to tissue and cell morphology, biochemistry of the cell and physiological concepts including diffusion, osmosis and membrane transport mechanisms. Anatomy and physiology of cardiovascular, blood, lymphatic and respiratory systems. Introduction to the control mechanisms: concepts of homeostasis, nervous and endocrine systems. (3 Credits). Prerequisites: OAC or 4U biology. (Previously ANP1101 and ANP1303). Human Anatomy and Physiology 1 An introduction to tissue and cell morphology, biochemistry of the cell and physiological concepts including diffusion, osmosis and membrane transport mechanisms. Anatomy and physiology of cardiovascular, blood, lymphatic and respiratory systems. Introduction to the control mechanisms: concepts of homeostasis, nervous and endocrine systems. (3 Credits). Prerequisites: OAC or 4U biology. (Previously ANP1101 and ANP1303). 39.0
ENL1100C Intensive practice in academic essay writing. Emphasis on grammatical and well-reasoned expository writing, essay organization, preparation of research papers and proper acknowledgment of sources. Frequent written exercises and development of composition skills. Use of Writing Centre resources required outside regular class hours. (3 credits) Workshop in Essay Writing Intensive practice in academic essay writing. Emphasis on grammatical and well-reasoned expository writing, essay organization, preparation of research papers and proper acknowledgment of sources. Frequent written exercises and development of composition skills. Use of Writing Centre resources required outside regular class hours. (3 credits) 39.0
HSS1101 Introduction to Health Sciences including models and concepts of health and wellness, illness and disease. Biological, psychobehavioral, socio-political and environmental determinants of health will be examined. (3 credits) Determinants of Health Introduction to Health Sciences including models and concepts of health and wellness, illness and disease. Biological, psychobehavioral, socio-political and environmental determinants of health will be examined. (3 credits) 39.0
NSG1001 A course from another program of study which is approved by the Nursing department as an appropriate elective for the BScN program. (3 credits) Bscn Elective Level 1 A course from another program of study which is approved by the Nursing department as an appropriate elective for the BScN program. (3 credits) 39.0
PSY1101 Object and method of psychology. Historical perspective. Nervous system, consciousness. Sensory processes, perception, cognition, memory, language and thought. Emotions, motivation. Learning. (Previously PSY1200) (3 credits) Introduction to Psychology: Foundations Object and method of psychology. Historical perspective. Nervous system, consciousness. Sensory processes, perception, cognition, memory, language and thought. Emotions, motivation. Learning. (Previously PSY1200) (3 credits) 39.0
Level: 02 Hours
ANP1106 Anatomy of the skeleton, including the axial and appendicular skeleton. Anatomy and physiology of skeletal muscles of the trunk and limbs. Anatomy and physiology of the nervous system including receptors, the sensory and motor pathways, the lower and higher functions of the central nervous system. (3 credits) Previously ANP1102. Prerequisites OAC or 4U biology. (Previously ANP1102.) Human Anatomy and Physiology II Anatomy of the skeleton, including the axial and appendicular skeleton. Anatomy and physiology of skeletal muscles of the trunk and limbs. Anatomy and physiology of the nervous system including receptors, the sensory and motor pathways, the lower and higher functions of the central nervous system. (3 credits) Previously ANP1102. Prerequisites OAC or 4U biology. (Previously ANP1102.) 39.0
ANP1107 Anatomy and physiology of the endocrine regulation of metabolism, the digestive system, the reproductive system, and the urinary system; acid/base and water balance. (3 credits) Previously ANP1304. Prerequisites OAC or 4U biology. Human Anatomy and Physiology III Anatomy and physiology of the endocrine regulation of metabolism, the digestive system, the reproductive system, and the urinary system; acid/base and water balance. (3 credits) Previously ANP1304. Prerequisites OAC or 4U biology. 39.0
HSS1100 This course provides a foundation of infectious diseases. Basic microbiology, virology and immunology will be introduced within an interdisciplinary health context. (Previously BAC2100) (3 credits) Microbiology and Immunology This course provides a foundation of infectious diseases. Basic microbiology, virology and immunology will be introduced within an interdisciplinary health context. (Previously BAC2100) (3 credits) 39.0
NSG2001 A course from another program of study which is approved by the Nursing department as an appropriate elective for the BScN program. (3 credits) Bscn Elective Level 2 A course from another program of study which is approved by the Nursing department as an appropriate elective for the BScN program. (3 credits) 39.0
PHI1370 Basic philosophical questions and theories about the nature of human beings and the meaning of life. Special emphasis is placed on how such questions arise in the context of the health-care professions. Readings from classical and contemporary sources. (3 credits) Philosophical Issues in Health Care Basic philosophical questions and theories about the nature of human beings and the meaning of life. Special emphasis is placed on how such questions arise in the context of the health-care professions. Readings from classical and contemporary sources. (3 credits) 39.0
Level: 03 Hours
HSS2381 Introduction to measurement and data analysis in health sciences. Use of computer applications to analyze, manage and present scientific data. Focus on application of such concepts as central tendency, variability, measuring association and testing hypotheses, within the health sciences. (3 credits) Quantitative Methods in Health Sciences I Introduction to measurement and data analysis in health sciences. Use of computer applications to analyze, manage and present scientific data. Focus on application of such concepts as central tendency, variability, measuring association and testing hypotheses, within the health sciences. (3 credits) 39.0
NSG2113C Introduction to the discipline of nursing and to the profession in the Canadian health care context. Focus on concepts related to nursing science, as well as professional nursing roles and responsibilities in primary health care. Theory. Previously NSG1110, NSG1120. (3 credits). Prerequisite(s): 24 university credits including ANP1105, ANP1106, ANP1107. Prerequisite or Corequisite PHA3112. Introduction to Nursing Science (C) Introduction to the discipline of nursing and to the profession in the Canadian health care context. Focus on concepts related to nursing science, as well as professional nursing roles and responsibilities in primary health care. Theory. Previously NSG1110, NSG1120. (3 credits). Prerequisite(s): 24 university credits including ANP1105, ANP1106, ANP1107. Prerequisite or Corequisite PHA3112. 39.0
NSG2317L Principles and application of holistic health assessment. Emphasis in norms and risk factors for children, adult and seniors. Clinical practice in simulation environment. Prerequisites: 24 university credits including ANP1105, ANP1106, ANP1107 (previously NSG1315, NSG1316). Health Assessment (Lab) Principles and application of holistic health assessment. Emphasis in norms and risk factors for children, adult and seniors. Clinical practice in simulation environment. Prerequisites: 24 university credits including ANP1105, ANP1106, ANP1107 (previously NSG1315, NSG1316). 39.0
NSG2317T Principles and application of holistic health assessment. Emphasis in norms and risk factors for children, adult and seniors. Clinical practice in simulation environment. Theory. Prerequisites: 24 university credits including ANP1105, ANP1106, ANP1107. (Previously NSG1315, NSG1316.) Health Assessment (Theory) Principles and application of holistic health assessment. Emphasis in norms and risk factors for children, adult and seniors. Clinical practice in simulation environment. Theory. Prerequisites: 24 university credits including ANP1105, ANP1106, ANP1107. (Previously NSG1315, NSG1316.) 29.0
PHS4300 Etiology of disease states, causes and mechanisms of pathology, preventive measures and corrective therapies. (3 credits) Prerequisites: ANP1105, ANP1106, and ANP1107. Pathophysiology Etiology of disease states, causes and mechanisms of pathology, preventive measures and corrective therapies. (3 credits) Prerequisites: ANP1105, ANP1106, and ANP1107. 39.0
PSY2114 Developmental psychology from birth to old age. (3 credits)

Prerequisites: PSY1101
Lifespan Psychology Developmental psychology from birth to old age. (3 credits)

Prerequisites: PSY1101
39.0
Level: 04 Hours
NSG2313L Health assessment of individuals in simulation environments and selected health care settings. Selection, implementation and evaluation of individualized health promotion interventions across the lifespan. (Previously NSG1135.) Prerequisites NSG2113C, NSG2317L and NSG2317T. Co-requisites: NSG2313M and NSG2313P. (3 credits include NSG2313M and NSG2313P)

Prerequisites: NSG2113C and NSG2317L and NSG2317T

Co-requisites: NSG2313M and NSG2313P
Introduction to Nursing Practice (L) Health assessment of individuals in simulation environments and selected health care settings. Selection, implementation and evaluation of individualized health promotion interventions across the lifespan. (Previously NSG1135.) Prerequisites NSG2113C, NSG2317L and NSG2317T. Co-requisites: NSG2313M and NSG2313P. (3 credits include NSG2313M and NSG2313P)

Prerequisites: NSG2113C and NSG2317L and NSG2317T

Co-requisites: NSG2313M and NSG2313P
39.0
NSG2313M Health assessment of individuals in simulation environments and selected health care settings. Selection, implementation and evaluation of individualized health promotion interventions across the lifespan. (Previously NSG1135.) Prerequisites: NSG2113C, NSG2317L and NSG2317T. Co-requisites: NSG2313L, NSG2313P and NSG2113S. (3 credits include NSG2313L and NSG2313P)

Prerequisites: NSG2113C and NSG2317L and NSG2317T

Co-requisites: NSG2313L and NSG2313P
Introduction to Nursing Practice (M) Health assessment of individuals in simulation environments and selected health care settings. Selection, implementation and evaluation of individualized health promotion interventions across the lifespan. (Previously NSG1135.) Prerequisites: NSG2113C, NSG2317L and NSG2317T. Co-requisites: NSG2313L, NSG2313P and NSG2113S. (3 credits include NSG2313L and NSG2313P)

Prerequisites: NSG2113C and NSG2317L and NSG2317T

Co-requisites: NSG2313L and NSG2313P
18.0
NSG2313P Health assessment of individuals in simulation environments and selected health care settings. Selection, implementation and evaluation of individualized health promotion interventions across the lifespan. (Previously NSG1135.) Prerequisites: NSG2113C, NSG2317L and NSG2317T. Co-requisites: NSG2313M, NSG2313L and NSG2113S. (3 credits include NSG2313M and NSG2313L)

Prerequisites: NSG2113C and NSG2317L and NSG2317T

Co-requisites: NSG2313L and NSG2313M
Introduction to Nursing Practice (P) Health assessment of individuals in simulation environments and selected health care settings. Selection, implementation and evaluation of individualized health promotion interventions across the lifespan. (Previously NSG1135.) Prerequisites: NSG2113C, NSG2317L and NSG2317T. Co-requisites: NSG2313M, NSG2313L and NSG2113S. (3 credits include NSG2313M and NSG2313L)

Prerequisites: NSG2113C and NSG2317L and NSG2317T

Co-requisites: NSG2313L and NSG2313M
60.0
NSG3301 Introduction to nursing research paradigms and nursing research methodologies. Selection of research relevant to nursing practice. Introduction to critical appraisal of published nursing research studies. Strategies for knowledge transfer. (3 credits) Prerequisites or corequisites: HSS2381 (Previously NSG3302.) Courses NSG3301 and HSS3101 cannot be combined for credits.

Prerequisites: HSS2381
Research in Nursing Introduction to nursing research paradigms and nursing research methodologies. Selection of research relevant to nursing practice. Introduction to critical appraisal of published nursing research studies. Strategies for knowledge transfer. (3 credits) Prerequisites or corequisites: HSS2381 (Previously NSG3302.) Courses NSG3301 and HSS3101 cannot be combined for credits.

Prerequisites: HSS2381
39.0
NSG4400 A course from another program of study which is approved by the Nursing department as an appropriate elective for the BScN program. (3 credits) Bscn Elective Level 4 A course from another program of study which is approved by the Nursing department as an appropriate elective for the BScN program. (3 credits) 39.0
NSG4401 A course from another program of study which is approved by the Nursing department as an appropriate elective for the BScN program. (3 credits) Bscn Elective Level 4 A course from another program of study which is approved by the Nursing department as an appropriate elective for the BScN program. (3 credits) 39.0
PHA3112 This course is a comprehensive study of drugs with instruction on their action on the human organism, as well as their toxicities and their method of administration. Particular emphasis is placed on the observations incumbent on nurses and problems of drug administration. (3 credits) Clinical Pharmacology This course is a comprehensive study of drugs with instruction on their action on the human organism, as well as their toxicities and their method of administration. Particular emphasis is placed on the observations incumbent on nurses and problems of drug administration. (3 credits) 39.0
Level: 05 Hours
NSG3107 Concepts and principles of nursing care of children with acute and chronic illness. Emphasis on family-centered care, assessment and nursing management of children at home and across health care settings. (Previously NSG3131, NSG3132) (3 credits)

Prerequisites: NSG2113C and NSG2313L and NSG2313M and NSG2313P and PHA3112 and PHS4300

Co-requisites: NSG3307L and NSG3307P
Family-Centered Care of Children with Acute and Chronic Illness Concepts and principles of nursing care of children with acute and chronic illness. Emphasis on family-centered care, assessment and nursing management of children at home and across health care settings. (Previously NSG3131, NSG3132) (3 credits)

Prerequisites: NSG2113C and NSG2313L and NSG2313M and NSG2313P and PHA3112 and PHS4300

Co-requisites: NSG3307L and NSG3307P
39.0
NSG3111 Theoretical and research-based nursing care of childbearing families in hospital, home and community settings. Emphasis on maternal-infant care in situations of normality and risk. Concepts include family-centered perinatal health care, transitions to parenthood, family adaptation, coping and resources. (3 credits). (Previously NSG2301).

Prerequisites: NSG2113C and NSG2313L and NSG2313M and NSG2313P and PHA3112 and PHS4300

Co-requisites: NSG3311L and NSG3311P and NSG3311S
Care of the Childbearing Family Theoretical and research-based nursing care of childbearing families in hospital, home and community settings. Emphasis on maternal-infant care in situations of normality and risk. Concepts include family-centered perinatal health care, transitions to parenthood, family adaptation, coping and resources. (3 credits). (Previously NSG2301).

Prerequisites: NSG2113C and NSG2313L and NSG2313M and NSG2313P and PHA3112 and PHS4300

Co-requisites: NSG3311L and NSG3311P and NSG3311S
39.0
NSG3127 Scope and standards of nursing practice. In-depth examination of ethical and legal practice situations and dilemmas. Emphasis on values clarification, professional image, professional socialization and interprofessional practice. (3 credits)

Prerequisites: NSG2113C and NSG2313L and NSG2313M and NSG2313P
Nursing Professionalism & Ethics Scope and standards of nursing practice. In-depth examination of ethical and legal practice situations and dilemmas. Emphasis on values clarification, professional image, professional socialization and interprofessional practice. (3 credits)

Prerequisites: NSG2113C and NSG2313L and NSG2313M and NSG2313P
39.0
NSG3307L Family-centered care of children experiencing acute and chronic illness. Practice in health care and simulation settings. Lab portion. (Previously NSG3135 and NSG3136).

Prerequisites: NSG2313L and NSG2313M and NSG2313P

Co-requisites: NSG3107 and NSG3307P
Practicum: Family-Centered Care of Children with Acute and Chronic Illness Family-centered care of children experiencing acute and chronic illness. Practice in health care and simulation settings. Lab portion. (Previously NSG3135 and NSG3136).

Prerequisites: NSG2313L and NSG2313M and NSG2313P

Co-requisites: NSG3107 and NSG3307P
21.0
NSG3307P Family-centered care of children experiencing acute and chronic illness. Practice in health care and simulation settings. (3 credits includes NSG3307L)

Prerequisites: NSG2313L and NSG2313M and NSG2313P

Co-requisites: NSG3107 and NSG3307L
Practicum: Family-Centered Care of Children with Acute and Chronic Illness Family-centered care of children experiencing acute and chronic illness. Practice in health care and simulation settings. (3 credits includes NSG3307L)

Prerequisites: NSG2313L and NSG2313M and NSG2313P

Co-requisites: NSG3107 and NSG3307L
96.0
NSG3311L Nursing care of childbearing families in different settings, such as hospitals, public health, community-based agencies, home or simulation environments. This takes place in a lab setting.

Prerequisites: NSG2317L and NSG2317T

Co-requisites: NSG3111 and NSG3311P and NSG3311S
Practicum: Childbearing Family (L) Nursing care of childbearing families in different settings, such as hospitals, public health, community-based agencies, home or simulation environments. This takes place in a lab setting.

Prerequisites: NSG2317L and NSG2317T

Co-requisites: NSG3111 and NSG3311P and NSG3311S
24.0
NSG3311P Nursing care of childbearing families in different settings, such as hospitals, public health, community-based agencies, home or simulation environments. (3 credits includes NSG3311L and NSG3311S).

Prerequisites: NSG2317L and NSG2317T

Co-requisites: NSG3111 and NSG3311L and NSG3311S
Practicum: Childbearing Family Nursing care of childbearing families in different settings, such as hospitals, public health, community-based agencies, home or simulation environments. (3 credits includes NSG3311L and NSG3311S).

Prerequisites: NSG2317L and NSG2317T

Co-requisites: NSG3111 and NSG3311L and NSG3311S
83.0
NSG3311S Nursing care of childbearing families in different settings, such as hospitals, public health, community-based agencies, home or simulation environments. This takes place in a classroom setting.

Prerequisites: NSG2317L and NSG2317T

Co-requisites: NSG3111 and NSG3311L and NSG3311P
Practicum: Childbearing Family (s) Nursing care of childbearing families in different settings, such as hospitals, public health, community-based agencies, home or simulation environments. This takes place in a classroom setting.

Prerequisites: NSG2317L and NSG2317T

Co-requisites: NSG3111 and NSG3311L and NSG3311P
7.0
Level: 06 Hours
NSG3103C Theory structure, evaluation, philosophical underpinnings and use in explaining phenomena of interest to the discipline are explored. A variety of theories and models, as well as their relevance and implications for nursing practice are emphasized throughout the course. (3 credits)

Prerequisites: NSG2113C and PHI1370
Theory in Nursing Theory structure, evaluation, philosophical underpinnings and use in explaining phenomena of interest to the discipline are explored. A variety of theories and models, as well as their relevance and implications for nursing practice are emphasized throughout the course. (3 credits)

Prerequisites: NSG2113C and PHI1370
39.0
NSG3105 Concepts and principles for nursing care of adults experiencing acute and chronic illnesses with stable or predictable outcomes, across health care settings and throughout the care continuum. (3 credits)

Prerequisites: NSG2113C and NSG2313L and NSG2313M and NSG2313P and PHA3112 and PHS4300

Co-requisites: NSG3305L and NSG3305P
Care of Adults Experiencing Illness Concepts and principles for nursing care of adults experiencing acute and chronic illnesses with stable or predictable outcomes, across health care settings and throughout the care continuum. (3 credits)

Prerequisites: NSG2113C and NSG2313L and NSG2313M and NSG2313P and PHA3112 and PHS4300

Co-requisites: NSG3305L and NSG3305P
39.0
NSG3137P Care of individuals with mental health issues. Application of therapeutic interaction, relationship skills, family assessment and support in simulation environments and health care settings. (3 credits, includes NSG3137L).

Prerequisites: NSG2313L and NSG2313M and NSG2313P

Co-requisites: NSG3137L and NSG3320
Practicum: Mental Health (P) Care of individuals with mental health issues. Application of therapeutic interaction, relationship skills, family assessment and support in simulation environments and health care settings. (3 credits, includes NSG3137L).

Prerequisites: NSG2313L and NSG2313M and NSG2313P

Co-requisites: NSG3137L and NSG3320
96.0
NSG3137W Care of individuals with mental health issues. Application of therapeutic interaction, relationship skills, family assessment and support in simulation environments and health care settings.

Prerequisites: NSG2313L and NSG2313M and NSG2313P

Co-requisites: NSG3137P and NSG3320
Practicum: Mental Health Nursing -W Care of individuals with mental health issues. Application of therapeutic interaction, relationship skills, family assessment and support in simulation environments and health care settings.

Prerequisites: NSG2313L and NSG2313M and NSG2313P

Co-requisites: NSG3137P and NSG3320
21.0
NSG3305L Clinical practice focused on care of adults, experiencing acute and chronic illnesses with stable or predictable outcomes, throughout the care continuum and across settings (simulation and health care). This takes place in a lab setting.

Prerequisites: NSG2317L and NSG2317T

Co-requisites: NSG3105 and NSG3305P
Practicum: Care of Adults Experiencing Illness (Lab) Clinical practice focused on care of adults, experiencing acute and chronic illnesses with stable or predictable outcomes, throughout the care continuum and across settings (simulation and health care). This takes place in a lab setting.

Prerequisites: NSG2317L and NSG2317T

Co-requisites: NSG3105 and NSG3305P
21.0
NSG3305P Clinical practice focused on care of adults, experiencing acute and chronic illnesses with stable or predictable outcomes, throughout the care continuum and across settings (simulation and health care). (3 credits includes NSG3305L)

Prerequisites: NSG2317L and NSG2317T

Co-requisites: NSG3105 and NSG3305L
Practicum: Care of Adults Experiencing Illness Clinical practice focused on care of adults, experiencing acute and chronic illnesses with stable or predictable outcomes, throughout the care continuum and across settings (simulation and health care). (3 credits includes NSG3305L)

Prerequisites: NSG2317L and NSG2317T

Co-requisites: NSG3105 and NSG3305L
96.0
NSG3320 Theoretical foundations of the nursing care of individuals with mental health issues and mental disorders. Emphasis is placed on development of therapeutic communication skills and relationships, family support and community resources. (3 credits)

Prerequisites: NSG2113C and NSG2313L and NSG2313M and NSG2313P

Co-requisites: NSG3137P and NSG3137W
Mental Health Nursing Theoretical foundations of the nursing care of individuals with mental health issues and mental disorders. Emphasis is placed on development of therapeutic communication skills and relationships, family support and community resources. (3 credits)

Prerequisites: NSG2113C and NSG2313L and NSG2313M and NSG2313P

Co-requisites: NSG3137P and NSG3137W
39.0
Level: 07 Hours
NSG3123 Introduction to theory, principles and practice of community health nursing, including health promotion, maintenance, prevention and epidemiology. Encompasses community-based assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation with individuals, families and community-as-client. (3 credits)

Prerequisites: NSG2113C and NSG2313L and NSG2313M and NSG2313P

Co-requisites: NSG3323P and NSG3323W
Community Health Nursing Introduction to theory, principles and practice of community health nursing, including health promotion, maintenance, prevention and epidemiology. Encompasses community-based assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation with individuals, families and community-as-client. (3 credits)

Prerequisites: NSG2113C and NSG2313L and NSG2313M and NSG2313P

Co-requisites: NSG3323P and NSG3323W
39.0
NSG3323P Nursing practice with individuals, families, and communities-as-client in a variety of community health nursing roles and settings. Emphasis on community engagement, partnership, and working in collaboration to assess, plan, implement and evaluate community health interventions. (3 credits) Note that NSG3323P (practicum) includes NSG3323W (workshops).

Prerequisites: NSG2313L and NSG2313M and NSG2313P

Co-requisites: NSG3123 and NSG3323W
Practicum: Community Health Nursing Nursing practice with individuals, families, and communities-as-client in a variety of community health nursing roles and settings. Emphasis on community engagement, partnership, and working in collaboration to assess, plan, implement and evaluate community health interventions. (3 credits) Note that NSG3323P (practicum) includes NSG3323W (workshops).

Prerequisites: NSG2313L and NSG2313M and NSG2313P

Co-requisites: NSG3123 and NSG3323W
96.0
NSG3323W Nursing practice with individuals, families, and communities-as-client in a variety of community health nursing roles and settings. Emphasis on community engagement, partnership, and working in collaboration to assess, plan, implement and evaluate community health interventions. Note that NSG3323W (workshops) includes NSG3323P (practicum)

Prerequisites: NSG2313L and NSG2313M and NSG2313P

Co-requisites: NSG3123 and NSG3323P
Practicum: Community Health Nursing Nursing practice with individuals, families, and communities-as-client in a variety of community health nursing roles and settings. Emphasis on community engagement, partnership, and working in collaboration to assess, plan, implement and evaluate community health interventions. Note that NSG3323W (workshops) includes NSG3323P (practicum)

Prerequisites: NSG2313L and NSG2313M and NSG2313P

Co-requisites: NSG3123 and NSG3323P
21.0
NSG4330 Focus on an in-depth examination of complex nursing practice situations with selected populations. Exploration of the independent and interdependent nursing roles in the care of individuals/groups/communities with complex needs. (3 credits) Prerequisite and/or Corequisites: NSG3123.

Prerequisites: NSG3105 and NSG3107 and NSG3111 and NSG3320
Complex Nursing Care Focus on an in-depth examination of complex nursing practice situations with selected populations. Exploration of the independent and interdependent nursing roles in the care of individuals/groups/communities with complex needs. (3 credits) Prerequisite and/or Corequisites: NSG3123.

Prerequisites: NSG3105 and NSG3107 and NSG3111 and NSG3320
39.0
NSG4430L Nursing practice in complex care situations with individuals, groups and/or communities. Nursing management of complex health, family, community or social issues in community, primary or tertiary care settings. Prerequisite and/or corequisite NSG3323P, NSG3323W (courses may have been taken in previous levels).

Prerequisites: NSG3137P and NSG3137W and NSG3305L and NSG3305P and NSG3307L and NSG3307P and NSG3311L and NSG3311P and NSG3311S

Co-requisites: NSG4330 and NSG4430P
Practicum: Complex Nursing Care (L) Nursing practice in complex care situations with individuals, groups and/or communities. Nursing management of complex health, family, community or social issues in community, primary or tertiary care settings. Prerequisite and/or corequisite NSG3323P, NSG3323W (courses may have been taken in previous levels).

Prerequisites: NSG3137P and NSG3137W and NSG3305L and NSG3305P and NSG3307L and NSG3307P and NSG3311L and NSG3311P and NSG3311S

Co-requisites: NSG4330 and NSG4430P
39.0
NSG4430P Nursing practice in complex care situations with individuals, groups and/or communities. Nursing management of complex health, family, community or social issues in community, primary or tertiary care settings. (6 credits - Note that NSG4430P includes NSG4430L). Prerequisite and/or corequisite NSG3323P, NSG3323W (courses may have been taken in previous levels).

Prerequisites: NSG3137P and NSG3137W and NSG3305L and NSG3305P and NSG3307L and NSG3307P and NSG3311L and NSG3311P and NSG3311S

Co-requisites: NSG4330 and NSG4430L
Practicum: Complex Nursing Care Nursing practice in complex care situations with individuals, groups and/or communities. Nursing management of complex health, family, community or social issues in community, primary or tertiary care settings. (6 credits - Note that NSG4430P includes NSG4430L). Prerequisite and/or corequisite NSG3323P, NSG3323W (courses may have been taken in previous levels).

Prerequisites: NSG3137P and NSG3137W and NSG3305L and NSG3305P and NSG3307L and NSG3307P and NSG3311L and NSG3311P and NSG3311S

Co-requisites: NSG4330 and NSG4430L
195.0
Level: 08 Hours
NSG4134A Historic, political, social and economic influences of nursing practice. Leadership and change theories are analyzed and strategies to influence policy and foster change in the health care system are examined. (3 credits) Prerequisites: 12 credits of NSG courses at the 3000 level and above. Political and Economic Contexts of Health Care Historic, political, social and economic influences of nursing practice. Leadership and change theories are analyzed and strategies to influence policy and foster change in the health care system are examined. (3 credits) Prerequisites: 12 credits of NSG courses at the 3000 level and above. 39.0
NSG4245 Promotes transition from student to beginning practitioner role through intensive practice in a selected practice are of interest to the student. Final clinical course emphasizing integration and synthesis of previously acquired knowledge and skill, and application of theory and research to nursing practice. (9 credits)

Prerequisites: NSG4330 and NSG4430L and NSG4430P
Practicum: Consolidation Promotes transition from student to beginning practitioner role through intensive practice in a selected practice are of interest to the student. Final clinical course emphasizing integration and synthesis of previously acquired knowledge and skill, and application of theory and research to nursing practice. (9 credits)

Prerequisites: NSG4330 and NSG4430L and NSG4430P
351.0
SAI4120 Examination of clinical situations using case-based scenarios in interprofessional groups in class and simulation environments. Emphasis is on identifying concepts and practicing competencies for interprofessional team work. Links to improved patient safety and clinical outcomes. (previously HSS4120) (3 credits) Prerequisites: 81 university credits. IntERProfessional Health Care Practice Examination of clinical situations using case-based scenarios in interprofessional groups in class and simulation environments. Emphasis is on identifying concepts and practicing competencies for interprofessional team work. Links to improved patient safety and clinical outcomes. (previously HSS4120) (3 credits) Prerequisites: 81 university credits. 39.0

Fees & Expenses

For information about fees, please see the University of Ottawa website at www.registrar.uottawa.ca.

Students should budget for additional costs to cover nursing uniforms, shoes, stethoscope and travel including parking at clinical agencies during their practicum experiences. Much of the program of study requires the use of online resources and a computer at home would be beneficial. Books and supplies can be purchased in the Woodroffe Campus store.

The NCLEX - RN Examination fee set by the College of Nurses of Ontario is approximately $550. The jurisprudence examination fee set by the College of Nurses of Ontario is approximately $40.

Admission Requirements 

Program Eligibility

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with a minimum of six Grade 12 4U or 4M courses, including Biology 4U and Chemistry 4U (with a minimum result of 65% in each), English 4U and one of Functions 3M or Functions 3U or one 4U Mathematics course.
  • Mature applicant status includes: Biology and Chemistry 4U or the equivalent (minimum 65% in each), plus Functions 3M or 3U or one 4U mathematics course. Mature status applies to applicants who have been out of full-time studies for a minimum of two years since high school. A Mature applicant must submit motivation letter explaining why they would want to take this program and why they believe they can successfully complete this degree.

1) Admission is not guaranteed. The minimum average required depends on the limited number of spots available in a given program.

2) For this program, interested students must apply through the University Application Centre. Applications are available online at: www.ouac.on.ca/applications.

3) Mature applicants: see full description of eligibility, required documents, application form and process on the University of Ottawa website at www.admission.uottawa.ca