Nursing courses in the BN, BN ASP programs are not open to students unless they are enrolled in one of these programs. Exceptions to this are NURS 1232, NURS 1324 and NURS 3052.
Note: See beginning of Section H for abbreviations, course numbers and coding.
|NURS1011||Nursing as a Profession||3 ch (3C)|
Introduction to the foundations of nursing as a profession, including its heritage and practices. Examines UNB nursing curriculum and philosophy.
|NURS1032||Professional Relationships||3 ch (3C)|
An introduction to the theoretical foundation of professional relationships in nursing with a focus on self-awareness, communication, caring and beginning counseling skills.
Pre- or co-requisite NURS 1011 .
|NURS1121||ASP Introduction to Nursing and Health||4 ch (4C)|
Introduction to foundations of nursing as a profession including nursing roles, values, and practices. Explores concepts of wellness, health, and illness within the context of the profession of nursing, primary health care and the Canadian Health Care System .
|NURS1131||ASP Helping Relationships||3 ch (2C 1L/T)|
Explores the helping relationship within the context of nursing practice. Students will develop counseling skills. Includes required Jabs and/or tutorials.
|NURS1135||ASP Enhancing Well-Being in Situations of Chronicity||4 ch (4C)|
Explores the experiences of people living with chronic physical and mental/psychiatric conditions and the impact on their capacity to achieve well-being. Examines nursing therapeutics to support and enhance well-being.
|NURS1136||ASP Practicum: Wellness and Chronicity||4 ch (4L)|
Complements and supplements NURS 1135 and NURS 1131 . Application of wellness concepts as they relate to clients living with chronic conditions. Involves health assessment and application of relevant nursing therapeutics and roles in the institutional setting.
|NURS1225||Nursing and Wellness||3 ch (3C)|
Explores the concepts of wellness, health and illness within the framework of Primary Health Care.
|NURS1235||Clinical Practicum: Nursing and Wellness||3 ch (3L)|
Within various clinical settings, explores the concepts of wellness, health, and illness within the framework of primary health care.
|NURS1324||Aboriginal Health Issues||3 CH|
|NURS2041||Health Assessment||4 ch (3C 1L)|
Addresses physical and psychosocial assessment throughout the lifespan. Includes lab experiences.
Pre-or Co-requisite: NURS 2135 .
|NURS2063||Concentrated ClinicalPractice I||3 ch (3L)|
|NURS2132||Pharmacotherapeutics||3 ch (3C)|
Includes theory and principles of pharmacology as they apply to nursing. Provides requisite knowledge to administer medications, provide patient education, and assess potential for adverse events related to drug and lifestyle issues. Theory will include basic legal and safety issues related to drug administration by the nurse.
|NURS2133||ASP Pharmacotherapeutics||3 ch (3C)|
Includes theory and principles of pharmacology as they apply to nursing. Provides requisite knowledge to administer medications, provide patient education, and assess potential for adverse events related to drug and lifestyle issues. Theory includes basic legal and safety issues related to drug administration by the nurse. Incorporates increased student support for application of the related concepts.
Pre-requisite: NURS 1136 or permission of the instructor for BMLS students.
|NURS2135||Chronic Health Challenges||3 ch (3C)|
Focuses on the impact/influences of long term health challenges on clients. Examines rehabilitative and supporting nursing practice.
Pre-requisite: NURS 1235 .
|NURS2145||Mental Health Challenges||3 ch (3C)|
Explores the experiences of persons living with mental illness and examines related nursing therapeutics.
Prerequisite: NURS 1235 .
|NURS2155||Clinical Practicum I||4 ch (4L)|
|NURS2171||ASP Young Families Health||3 ch (3C)|
Explores the factors influencing the ability of young families to achieve health as they define it. Covers the processes involved in establishing and maintaining health of young families particularly as they undergo transitions such as childbearing.
Pre-requisite: NURS 1136
|NURS2172||ASP Clinical Practicum||5 ch (5L)|
Pre-requisite: NURS 1136;
|NURS2173||ASP Pediatric Community Clinical Practicum||2 ch (2L)|
This integrative practice experience will provide students an opportunity to apply concepts of growth and development, family centered care, health promotion, and communication with children, adolescents, and their families (the client).
|NURS2177||Young Families' Health||3 ch (3C)|
Focuses on promoting the health of childbearing families. Encompasses the childbearing experience.
Pre-requisite: NURS 2135 ;
Co-requisite: NURS 2187 .
|NURS2187||Clinical Practicum II||3 ch (3L)|
In institution and community settings, students will develop and implement strategies to explore, develop, and support positive health behaviours of young families, individuals living with mental health challenges, or chronic health issues.
|NURS3031||Helping Relationships||3 ch (2C 1L/T)|
Explores the helping relationship within the context of nursing practice. Students will develop more advanced counseling skills. The use of labs and/or tutorials may vary with the teaching sites.
Co-requisite: NURS 3073 or with permission of instructor.
|NURS3042||ASP Health Assessment||4 ch (3C 1L)|
Designed to establish the foundation required for health assessment. Expands the concept of health, health promotion and health lifestyle choices as they apply to health assessment, including health assessment techniques and data interpretive skills. The lab component focuses on the practical application of health assessment.
|NURS3052||The Canadian Health Care System||2 ch (2C)|
Explores the structure of the Canadian healthcare system. Examines current service delivery issues as they influence nursing and the health of Canadians.
|NURS3065||Community and Population Health Nursing||4 ch (4C)|
Focuses on the role of the nurse in the community and public health nursing, using the population health framework. Addresses principles of community assessment and development, program planning, and other strategies that are supported through a population health perspective, with particular emphasis on populations, and social, political and economic determinants of health.
|NURS3066||ASP Clinical Practicum: Community and Population Health Nursing||4 ch (4L)|
Applies principles of community assessment, planning, and development when working in community settings with diverse populations.
|NURS3068||Clinical Practicum: Community and Population Health Nursing||5 ch (5L)|
|NURS3072||Acute Health Challenges||3 ch (3C)|
Examines the client's experience of acute health challenges, with the focus on nursing therapeutics.
|NURS3073||ASP Clinical Practicum: Acute Health Challenges||5 ch (5L)|
In this clinical practice experience, students will have the opportunity to care for clients and families in acute care environments.
Pre- or Co-requisite NURS 3072
|NURS3074||Clinical Practicum: Acute Health Challenges||4 CH (4L)|
|NURS3082||Theoretical Foundations of Nursing||3 ch (3C)|
Explores the theoretical foundations of nursing practice and research, including clinical analysis of theories and concepts related to nursing.
Prerequisite: Completion of first year or permission of the instructor.
|NURS3092||Nursing Research||3 ch (3C)|
Critically examines the purpose, processes, and utilization of nursing research. Explores the interaction between theory and evidence-informed practice.
Prerequisite: STAT 2263 or equivalent, completion of second year.
|NURS3103||Concentrated Clinical Practice II||3 ch (3L)|
An integrative practice experience with clients and families in the acute care setting.
Pre-requisites: NURS 3074.
|NURS4113||Families within Populations||3 ch (3C)|
Explores the experiences of families living with complex health challenges from a population health perspective. Focuses on nursing therapeutics with further development of independent clinical judgement and decision making appropriate to primary health care.
|NURS4121||Nursing in Complex Situations||3 ch (3C)|
Explores the client's experience of complex health challenges. Examines related nursing therapeutics with an emphasis on clinical judgment and decision making.
|NURS4125||Clinical Practicum: Nursing Families in Complex Situations||5 ch (5L)|
This course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to care for families who have at least one member experiencing an acute or chronic illness, as well as consideration of the health of populations. Students will be expected to care for families in multiple settings, including their home and hospital. Students will integrate and apply the theory examined in NURS 4113 and 4121 in this practice setting.
Pre or Co-requisite: NURS 4111 and NURS 4121 .
|NURS4124||ASP Clinical Practicum: Nursing Families in Complex Situations||4 ch (4L)|
This course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to care for families who have at least one member experiencing an acute or chronic illness. Students will be expected to care for families in multiple settings, including their home and hospital. Students will integrate and apply the theory examined in NURS 4113 and NURS 4121 in this practice setting.
|NURS4153||Nursing Practice Elective||12ch (12L)|
|NURS4165||Integrated Nursing Care||2 ch (2C)|
Further explores the experiences of a population living with complex health challenges from a population health perspective. Focuses on nursing therapeutics with further development of independent clinical judgment and decision making appropriate to primary health care.
Prerequisite: NURS 4123.
Co-requisite: NURS 4175
|NURS4176||ASP Clinical Practicum: Integrated Nursing Care||3ch (3L)|
|NURS4185||Trends and Leadership in Nursing||3 ch (3C)|
Explores trends in the Nursing Profession. Examines organizational theory and leadership roles of nurses. Explores the foundations of professional development and practice.
|NURS4234||Independent Study||3 ch (3C/L)|
An independent study program under the guidance of a faculty member is pursued on the basis of student interest in any area of nursing. Faculty approval required.
|NURS4242||Nursing Theory for Exchange Students||3 ch (3C)|
The content of the course will be determined by the needs of the visiting student. Nursing students who come on exchange have special needs for theory. This course will provide an avenue for these needs to be covered within a single course.
|NURS4252||Clinical Nursing Experience for Exchange Students||3 ch (3L)|
The content of this course will be determined by the needs of the visiting student. However, it will be developed around a clinical experience in the hospital or community. Nursing students who come on exchange have special needs for clinical experiences. This course will provide an avenue for these needs to be covered with a single course.