Collaborative Nursing


Collaborative Nursing-2022/2023

Year 1

Group 1
NRSG-7065N1060 Foundational Concepts Prof Nrsg 13
This course provides an introduction to the theoretical, philosophical, and ethical tenets of the nursing profession and nursing practice. The development of the profession, image of nursing, roles of nurses in the interprofessional team, and the framework for Registered Nursing practice in Ontario are explored. (3 hours/week)
NRSG-7066N1160 Foundational Concepts Prof Nrsg 23
Building on N1160/NRSG7065, this course enables students to begin to develop the thinking processes and clinical judgment required for professional nursing practice from a strengths-based perspective. Students will begin to develop their personal philosophy of nursing practice. (3 hours/week)
NRSG-7067N1070 Health Promo & Caring for Self 13
This interactive course enables the student to develop an understanding of caring and relational practice as the basis for health promotion in nursing. Nurses' responsibility for health promotion of self, colleagues, and clients is addressed in a variety of contexts. (3 hrs per week)
NRSG-7068N1170 Health Promo & Caring for Self 23
This interactive course, building upon Health Promotion and Caring for Self, Colleagues and Clients I, enables the student to continue to further develop an understanding of caring and relational practice as the basis for health promotion in nursing. Using a variety of theories, concepts, and conceptual frameworks, the student will acquire an enhanced perspective of how individual values, beliefs, perceptions, and experiences impact relationships with our selves, colleagues, and clients. (3 hrs per week)

Group 2
ANAT-7002HS2330A/B Systematic&Functional Anatomy3
A gross anatomical description of systematic structure and function of the human body. All the major organ systems will be discussed. Emphasis will be on the anatomical structure and how this relates to the histological and physiological functions of the systems. Integration between systems will be discussed using clinical examples.
NRSG-7039Physiology 1020 Human Physiology6
This course, Human Physiology, is designed to help you learn the basic facts, concepts and principles that are essential to your understanding of the function of the human body, so that you will be able to use that knowledge to solve physiological problems. Because most of you who are enrolled in this course intend to pursue careers related to health, the course will place some emphasis on clinical correlations with physiology.
COMM-7022Writing for Nursing3
This course serves as an introduction to the basic principles and techniques of good writing, an integral tool for learning and a vital source of communication in the Nursing profession. The course emphasizes practical work and the development of writing skills for a variety of styles and genres appropriate to the profession as well as integral to your progression as a Nursing student. Among these genres are patient case notes and formal researched writing. More generally, the course aims to help you develop the ability to communicate information, arguments, and analyses accurately and reliably, orally and in writing to a range of audiences.

Year 1 Prof Practice
NRSG-7069N1080 Holistic Health Assessment 13
This course provides opportunities for students to learn about the contextual influences of the determinants of health, family, and community on one's health. The relevance of an individual's life experiences and stage of development on health achievement will be explored across the lifespan. Health assessments will be conducted holistically with consideration of physical, psychosocial, cultural, and spiritual dimensions to well-being.
NRSG-7070N1180 Holistic Health Assessment 23
This course provides opportunities for students to apply previous knowledge and skills learned in N1080a/NRSG7069 related to the holistic health assessment of individuals across the lifespan, within the context of family and community. Holistic health assessments will be conducted with consideration of the physical, psychosocial, cultural, and spiritual dimensions of well-being. Focused assessments will include the development of knowledge and practice of a variety of assessments such as, neurological, gastrointestinal, and peripheral vascular among others. Further development will occur in the use of Tanners (2006) Clinical Judgment Model, professional relational practice, and documentation competencies.

Year 2

Group 1
NRSG-7058N2220 A/B Hlth Promo & Caring Families3
This course provides students with opportunity to deepen their understanding of health, empowering health promotion, and caring in the context of family, community, and populations across the lifespan. Normal growth and development, family health, and community health are addressed. (3 hours per week)
NRSG-7060N2230A/B Hlth Promo & Supporting Health3
Participation in this course enables the student to continue his/her development of clinical judgment skills and his/her understanding of the professional role of the nurse in caring for clients. Building on the year one courses, the student learns to identify challenges, barriers, and facilitators to optimal health in individuals. Engagement in this learning includes active participation in class discussion, presentations, group work and case studies. Students will continue to develop competency in fundamental nursing concepts and skills.
NRSG-7064N2240 Health Informatics in Nursing-Intr3
This course introduces the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for the use of information technology by nurses in relation to client care, health administration, client teaching, nursing education and research. This course was designed to make students aware of professional, legal and ethical issues associated with the use of informatics within nursing. Students will explore the professional application of information technology in nursing education, professional practice and research.This course will extend students' knowledge and skills related to information literacy and knowledge acquisition skills necessary for professional nursing practice. Through active learning, students will determine appropriate knowledge sources for nursing practice.
NRSG-7063N2250A/B Ways of Knowing Research3
This course will help prepare students to become knowledgeable consumers and users of research. Students will be introduced to ways of knowing and questioning related to nursing research with the ultimate goal being the advancement of client-centred care and nursing practice. Students will explore basic strategies for identifying knowledge gaps through literature review and appraisal. Research roles and methods pertinent to nursing will be emphasized.

Group 2
PHRM-7004N2060a/b Pharmacology & Therapeutic-Int3
A course for students in the BSc in Nursing andother Health Sciences programs as well asstudents in BMSc and BSc programs, to provide abasic understanding of the fundamentals of drugaction and the mechanisms of action andtherapeutic use of the important classes of drugs.
NRSG-7043PATH2420A Pathology for Nursing Student3
Pathology 242a is an introductory survey course of Pathology - the study of disease. The course will begin with an introduction to processes such as injury, inflammation, immunity, and infection that are common to many organ systems and diseases. The latter half of the course will discuss diseases of specific organ systems.

Group 3

Year 2 Prof Practice
NRSG-7059N2221A/B Professional Practice Families3
This course provides opportunities for students to work with families and communities, applying and integrating theories and concepts learned in the companion theory course. Students will focus on the assets and needs of families and communities and strategies to support and promote their health. Students will develop collaborative working partnerships with community members.
NRSG-7061N2231A/B Prof. Practice Supporting Hlth3
This course will provide students with the opportunity to apply and integrate concepts learned to date in theory classes, the laboratory and/or other professional practice settings using a variety of learning activities. Students will continue to develop competency in technical nursing skills, the attitudes necessary for nursing and interprofessional practice, and thinking patterns of professional nurses. Development and implementation of holistic plans of care with clients experiencing barriers to health and requiring support to improve and maintain health will be explored. Students will work collaboratively with clients and the interprofessional health care team to engage in client-centred care from a health promotion perspective.

Program Residency
Students Must Complete a Minimum of 15 credits in this
program at Fanshawe College to meet the Program Residency
requirement and graduate from this program