Health and Healing I: Living Health
(90hrs, 6 credits)
(Semester One) (Formerly 261-105)
This course is an introduction to the meaning of health including personal health, family health, community health and societal health. Students examine significant theoretical and conceptual frameworks of health including health promotion, primary health care, prevention and determinants of health. By reflecting on personal experiences, students have the opportunity to identify personal resources and/or challenges that impact health as well as recognize the diversity of beliefs, values and perceptions of health held by others. Opportunities to learn basic health assessment skills are included in this course.
Health and Healing III: Health Challenges/Healing Initiatives
(90hrs, 6 credits) (Semester Three) (Formerly 261-107)
Building on the students’ understanding of health, the focus of this course is on people’s experience with healing for both chronic and episodic health challenges. Students integrate theory and concepts of health as they relate to healing. This course is complementary to Health Sciences III and provides opportunities for students to integrate pathophysiology with their understanding of health and healing and the nursing approaches that accompany this understanding.
HLTH 0304 Health and Healing V: Complex Health Challenges/Healing Initiatives
(90hrs, 6 credits)
(Semester Five) (Formerly 261-305)
NURS 0415 – Professional Practice V: Leadership in Nursing (NURS 430)
(45hrs, 3 credits) (Semester Seven) (Formerly 261-415)
This course explores the ways nurses can provide leadership, influence, create and manage change for the promotion of health for individuals, families, groups and communities within the context of society and the world. Emphasis is placed on leadership roles of the nurse within practice contexts. The role of the nurse within the current and evolving Canadian health care system is explored including considerations of the impact of global trends and issues. Issues facing nurses in the current work environment will be discussed. Collaborative and ethical approaches for working within institutional philosophies and frameworks will be explored.