Instruction offered by members of the Faculty of Nursing.
Note: Where applicable, Clinical Practice courses must be taken concurrently with the theoretical components.
The following Nursing Offsite courses are for students in the BN program at the Medicine Hat College Site:
Nursing Offsite 451
Childbearing and Childrearing Families (Theory)
The study of maternity and child health with family as context; role of nursing pertinent to wellness patterns and alterations in health in these populations. Course Hours:H(4-0) Corequisite(s):Nursing Offsite 452.
Nursing Practice IV - Childbearing and Childrearing Families (Nursing Practice)
Facilitating and assisting childbearing and childrearing families to deal with needs related to health promotion, health maintenance, and illness intervention in a variety of nursing practice settings. Course Hours:F(210 hours) Corequisite(s):Nursing Offsite 451. NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
Exploration of concepts and models related to the focus of community as client, with emphasis on dimensions of community and population health, health promotion perspectives, team building and partnerships, community assessment, planning and evaluation approaches, and intervention strategies. Course Hours:H(4-0) Corequisite(s):Nursing Offsite 454.
Introduction to quantitative and qualitative research methods appropriate to nursing with an emphasis on the critique of studies for their application to practice. Course Hours:H(3-0) Notes: Completion of a statistics course is strongly recommended prior to taking Nursing Offsite 455.
Issues, theory and research related to the delivery and development of health care in rural areas. Course Hours:H(3-0) Prerequisite(s): All third year Fall and Winter Term courses. Corequisite(s):Nursing Offsite 458.
Nursing Practice VI - Rural Nursing (Nursing Practice)
An integrated approach to nursing in a variety of rural settings with an emphasis on the application of concepts and theory pertinent to rural health care. Course Hours:F(195 hours) Prerequisite(s): All third year Fall and Winter Term courses. Corequisite(s):Nursing Offsite 457 NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
An in-depth exploration of issues related to nursing practice and health care organizations. Course Hours:H(3-0) Prerequisite(s):Prerequisite or Corequisite: Nursing Offsite 451 and 452, or 453 and 454, or 553 and 554.
Professional and interpersonal relationships in nursing practice with an emphasis on leadership, interdisciplinary collaboration and the management of nursing care at macro and micro levels. Course Hours:H(3-0) Prerequisite(s):Nursing Offsite 457 and 458. Corequisite(s):Nursing Offsite 554.
Synthesis and integration of theoretical concepts from nursing and related disciplines, in the student's area of practice with emphasis on further development of self-directed learning skills to enhance professional practice. During their practicum, students will be under the direction of a Faculty Advisor and Clinical Preceptors. Course Hours:F(330 hours) Prerequisite(s): All program requirements, except for the Corequisites Nursing Offsite 553. Corequisite(s):Nursing Offsite 553 NOT INCLUDED IN GPA