NURS 5275: Common Health Challenges in Canada

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Course Format Lecture 4.0 h + Seminar 0.0 h + Lab. 0.0 h
Credits 3.0

Course Description

This course will further build on the nurses' ability to practise professional nursing by examining various acute and chronic health challenges in the Canadian population and the appropriate family centered nursing care for clients and their families, both in the acute and community care settings. Health prevention, health promotion,health teaching and client resources are emphasized. Trends in health and health care, both local and national, are included. Nursing exam type questions are also included.

Registration in this course is restricted to students admitted to the Post Degree Diploma in Nursing Practice in Canada.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum "C+" grade in all second term PDD courses: NURS 5100, 5120, 5125, 5145, and 5150.

Working as a health care aide or in a health-related field (such as, but not limited to: companion for the elderly; group home aide). Students will provide the assistant chair, international with the documentation to confirm details of their employment. Deadline for this documentation is set as one week prior to the opening of online registration for Term Three.

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