The intent of Nur 360 Professional Growth IV: Research is to enhance your nursing practice through the use of research; specifically, the ability to comprehend, critique, and utilize nursing research. You will also gain skills to enable you to reflect critically on various research methodologies, examine your practice in relation to nursing reserach, and pose researchable questions to inform evidence-based pratice. This class is delivered face-to-face and this moodle site will act as a resource and communicaton tool.

The consolidated practice experience is designed to assist students to move forward with the health focus of year one towards the focus on health challenges in year two. Hence this practice experience consists of two parts.

  • Workshop modules
  • 5 weeks in a virtual practice setting where students will have the opportunity to further develop of their assessment skills and their understanding of health and health promotion.

This course is an introduction to the discipline of nursing. Participants explore the historical development of nursing knowledge and theory as well as contemporary understandings of nursing as a discipline and the body of knowledge that defines it. Relationships between practice, theory, and research are explored.

Nursing Practice II: Coming to Know the Client

The nursing practice experience provides opportunities to develop caring relationships with groups, families and individuals across the lifespan. Emphasis is placed on health assessment and coming to know how clients understand and promote their health, and the role of the nurse in partnering with the client. Participants work with groups, families, and individuals in the home and community, in agencies, and in care facilities to incorporate concepts and learning from all courses in the semester.

This site will be dedicated to Nursing Practice II activities, assignments and schedules along with providing a discussion forum available for students to talk about practice experiences.

Welcome to the moodle site for Nur 370/ Nur 470 - spring 2020. This site will provide you with a number of excellent resources, templates and a means of group communication and information sharing during these classes. We are all looking forward to a great summer full of new opportunities to link theory to practice. Enjoy!

Participants in this course continue to develop an understanding of people's experience with health and healing related to a variety of increasingly complex chronic and episodic global health challenges and issues. Emphasis is placed on the role of the nurse as care provider, community organizer/facilitator, educator and advocate within the context of the global society and the changing health care environment. Participants examine a variety of emerging health issues and trends using these as a context for further developing their personal understanding of nursing practice that supports meaningful interactions with individuals, families, groups, communities and society.

This site will be used as a supplement to the face to face courses:

  • Nursing 475 Consolidated Practice Experience V and
  • Nursing 491 - Nursing Practice VIII.

This is a resouce site for students in the Nursing program. Information on policies, procedures, writing style, etc. are available from this site.