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PNUR 101 Anatomy and Physiology

Effective date: September 2011

This course is an introduction to the human body. Learners explore the structure and function of main organ systems and discuss health promotion strategies to support optimal function of each system. The terminology of human anatomy and physiology will be stressed.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week for 12 weeks
Tuition
$252.72 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

  • C in Biology 12
  • C in BIOL 103
  • Equivalent

PNUR 103 Health Care in Canada

Effective date: September 2016

This course introduces the learner to the Canadian health care system through the exploration of differences in approaches to health and wellness across cultures. It is designed to meet the needs of health care students who are new to Canada and bring knowledge of, and experiences with, the delivery of health care in other countries. Caring for patients within the context of our health care system may be quite different from the student's own experience in their country of origin and provides the knowledge and skills to begin to meet the needs of Canadian patients safely and with confidence.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
1
Format
2 lecture hours per week for 8 weeks
Tuition
$155.52 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Pre/Corequisites

All of:

PNUR 104 Intercultural Learning for Academic Success

Effective date: September 2016

This course is designed to meet the learning needs of international students who arrive with different educational backgrounds and learning experiences from their own cultures and countries. It is designed to introduce international students to the knowledge and skills necessary for success in a Canadian college environment. The goal is for students to become self-directed learners aware of, and responsible for, their educational experiences within diverse classroom settings. It will address variations in educational and cultural perspectives and enhance communication skills for confident participation in class discussion and interactive group work.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
3 lecture hours per week for 8 weeks
Tuition
$233.28 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Pre/Corequisites

All of:

PNUR 105 Experiential Learning Skills for Practical Nursing

Effective date: January 2017

This course is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of students in the IPPN program by supporting their learning within a collaborative and interactive environment. There will be opportunities to integrate and apply new knowledge and skills within an experiential learning environment. Facilitated by faculty, these sessions will include weekly review and peer discussion of key concepts, supportive study strategies as well as opportunities to study and interact with other students.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
3 lecture hours per week for 8 weeks
Tuition
$233.28 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Pre/Corequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in International Pathway to Practical Nursing.

PNUR 106 Critical Thinking Skills for Practical Nursing

Effective date: January 2017

This course is designed to assist students to make connections, link concepts and build on new knowledge in preparation for the practical nursing program. Facilitated by faculty, these sessions will promote the development and application of critical thinking and decision making skills in nursing through the use of reflective writing, debates, case study analysis, and self-reflection.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
3 lecture hours per week for 12 weeks
Tuition
$336.96 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Pre/Corequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in International Pathway to Practical Nursing.

PNUR 114 Professional Practice 1

Effective date: May 2017

This course provides an introduction to the profession of Practical Nursing (PN) and the philosophy and foundational concepts of the Provincial PN Program. Legislation that informs PN practice within British Columbia and the history of nursing, and specifically the evolution of Practical Nursing within the Canadian health care system, will be discussed.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
2 lecture hours per week for 12 weeks
Tuition
$171.34 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Corequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Practical Nursing.

PNUR 115 Professional Communication 1

Effective date: May 2017

This course provides learners with the foundational knowledge for caring and professional communication in nursing. An experiential and self-reflective approach is used to develop self-awareness and interpersonal communication skills in the context of safe, competent, and collaborative nursing practice. Topics include communication theory, the nurse-client relationship, therapeutic communication, cross-cultural communication, and effective teamwork.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
3 lecture hours per week for 12 weeks
Tuition
$257.01 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Corequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Practical Nursing.

PNUR 116 Variations in Health 1

Effective date: May 2017

This course provides learners with the foundations of disease and illness across the lifespan. Learners will gain an understanding of pathophysiological alterations of body systems and nursing management of disease and illness. Cultural diversity in healing practices will be explored as well as the incorporation of evidenced informed practice.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3.5 lecture hours per week for 12 weeks
Tuition
$299.85 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Corequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Practical Nursing.

PNUR 117 Health Promotion 1

Effective date: May 2017

This course introduces the concepts of health promotion, the determinants of health, health inequities, and develops a beginning knowledge of normal growth and development. Topics include health enhancement, health protection, disease prevention, health restoration/recovery, care, and support.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
2.5 lecture hours per week for 12 weeks
Tuition
$214.18 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Corequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Practical Nursing.

PNUR 118 Integrated Nursing Practice 1

Effective date: May 2017

This course assists learners to integrate theory from other Level 1 courses, focusing on the development of basic nursing care skills. Learners will apply nursing knowledge through the practice of clinical decision making, nursing assessment skills, and nursing interventions aimed at the promotion of health, independence, and comfort.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
4
Format
5.5 lecture hours and 6 lab hours per week for 12 weeks
Tuition
$985.21 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Corequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Practical Nursing.

PNUR 119 Pharmacology 1

Effective date: May 2017

This course examines the principles of pharmacology, application of the nursing process and clinical decision-making required to administer medications in a safe and professional manner. Various routes of medication administration are introduced and complementary, Indigenous, alternative remedies, and polypharmacy across the lifespan are also explored.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
2.5 lecture hours per week for 12 weeks
Tuition
$214.18 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Corequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Practical Nursing.

PNUR 124 Professional Practice 2

Effective date: May 2017

This course examines the legislation influencing PN practice with clients experiencing chronic illness and those in residential care settings. Specific professional issues such as responsibility, accountability, ethical practice, inter-professional practice and leadership relevant to the PN role in residential care will be explored.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
1
Format
1.5 lecture hours per week for 14 weeks
Tuition
$148.28 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Corequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Practical Nursing.

PNUR 125 Professional Communication 2

Effective date: May 2017

This course provides learners with an opportunity to develop professional communication skills with the older adult, and clients requiring end of life care. Interprofessional communication knowledge and skills are further developed.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
2.5 lecture hours per week for 14 weeks
Tuition
$247.13 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Corequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Practical Nursing.

PNUR 126 Variations in Health 2

Effective date: May 2017

This course focuses on pathophysiology as it relates to the aging process and selected chronic illnesses. The main focus is on the care of older adults experiencing a health challenge. Cultural diversity in healing practices will be explored as well as evidence informed research and practice.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3.5 lecture hours per week for 14 weeks
Tuition
$345.98 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Corequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Practical Nursing.

PNUR 127 Health Promotion 2

Effective date: May 2017

This course focuses on health promotion as it relates to the aging process including exploration of health promotion activities aimed at supporting clients to maintain their health. The concepts of health promotion, physical and mental wellness, normal aging changes and continued independence are examined.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
2.5 lecture hours per week for 14 weeks
Tuition
$247.13 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Corequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Practical Nursing.

PNUR 128 Integrated Nursing Practice 2

Effective date: May 2017

This course emphasizes the development of clinical decision making, nursing assessments, and interventions to promote the health of older adults. A variety of approaches (e.g., simulation) will help learners to integrate theory from Level 1 and 2 courses to provide safe, competent, and ethical nursing care with older adults.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
5
Format
7 lecture hours and 6 lab hours per week for 14 weeks
Tuition
$1,285.05 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Corequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Practical Nursing.

PNUR 129 Pharmacology 2

Effective date: May 2017

This course builds on Pharmacology 1 to increase learners' understanding of pharmacotherapeutics prescribed for illnesses clients experience across the lifespan. Topics include drug classifications and links with common diseases/illness based on a body system approach and drug resistance.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
2.5 lecture hours per week for 14 weeks
Tuition
$247.13 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Corequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Practical Nursing.

PNUR 134 Professional Practice 3

Effective date: May 2017

This course integrates the concepts from previous professional practice courses and introduces learners to practice in the community. The role of the Practical Nurse as leader is emphasized in interactions with clients and their families, and other health care providers.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
1
Format
2 lecture hours per week for 10 weeks
Tuition
$144.98 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Corequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Practical Nursing.

PNUR 135 Professional Communication 3

Effective date: May 2017

This course focuses on specific professional communication skills used with clients and care providers across the lifespan requiring care in the community.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
1
Format
2 lecture hours per week for 10 weeks
Tuition
$144.98 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Corequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Practical Nursing.

PNUR 136 Variations in Health 3

Effective date: May 2017

This course focuses on the continuum of care and the development of knowledge related to health challenges managed in the community setting. Pathophysiology and nursing care of clients requiring home health care, rehabilitation, and supportive services in the community will be explored.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4.5 lecture hours per week for 10 weeks
Tuition
$326.21 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Corequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Practical Nursing.

PNUR 137 Health Promotion 3

Effective date: May 2017

This course is focused on health promotion as it relates to the continuum of care across the lifespan. Health promotion in the context of mental illness, physical and developmental disabilities and maternal /child health is highlighted. Normal growth and development from conception to middle adulthood is addressed.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week for 10 weeks
Tuition
$289.96 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Corequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Practical Nursing.

PNUR 138 Integrated Nursing Practice 3

Effective date: May 2017

This course builds on the theory and practice from Level I and II.  Through a variety of approaches (e.g., simulation), learners will continue to develop knowledge and practice comprehensive nursing assessment, planning for, and interventions for clients experiencing multiple health challenges.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
4
Format
6 lecture hours and 6 lab hours per week for 10 weeks
Tuition
$869.88 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Corequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Practical Nursing.

PNUR 144 Professional Practice 4

Effective date: May 2017

This course addresses legislation influencing PN practice, specific professional practice issues and ethical practice pertinent to PN practice in acute care environments. Collaborative practice with other health care team members and specifically the working partnership with RN’s in the acute care setting will be examined. 

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
2 lecture hours per week for 12 weeks
Tuition
$171.34 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Corequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Practical Nursing.

PNUR 145 Professional Communication 4

Effective date: May 2017

The focus of this course is on the advancement of professional communication within the acute care setting caring for clients across the lifespan. The practice of collaboration with health care team members and clients will be further developed.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
2 lecture hours per week for 12 weeks
Tuition
$171.34 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Corequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Practical Nursing.

PNUR 146 Variations in Health 4

Effective date: May 2017

This course focuses on pathophysiology and nursing care of clients across the lifespan experiencing acute disease and illness. Implications of the acute exacerbation of chronic illness will be addressed. Cultural diversity in healing practices will be explored as well as evidenced informed research and practice.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4.5 lecture hours per week for 12 weeks
Tuition
$385.52 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Corequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Practical Nursing.

PNUR 147 Health Promotion 4

Effective date: May 2017

This course focuses on health promotion in the context of caring for clients experiencing an acute exacerbation of chronic illness or an acute episode of illness. Topics include preparing clients for discharge from care through teaching and learning of health promoting strategies.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
2 lecture hours per week for 12 weeks
Tuition
$171.34 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Corequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Practical Nursing.

PNUR 148 Integrated Nursing Practice 4

Effective date: May 2017

This course emphasizes the development of nursing skills aimed at promoting health and healing with individuals experiencing acute health challenges across the lifespan.  A variety of approaches (e.g., simulation) will help learners build on theory and practice from previous courses to integrate new knowledge and skills relevant to the acute care setting. 

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
5
Format
7 lecture hours and 8 lab hours per week for 12 weeks
Tuition
$1,285.05 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Corequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Practical Nursing.

PNUR 181 Consolidated Practice Exp 1

Effective date: May 2017

This first practice experience provides learners with an opportunity to integrate theory from Level 1 courses into practice with a focus on the healthy client. The role of the Practical Nurse, personal care skills, organization of care, focused assessment, beginning medication administration and professional communication are emphasized in this course.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
30 field practice hours per week for 3 weeks
Tuition
$790.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Practical Nursing.

PNUR 182 Consolidated Practice Exp 2

Effective date: May 2017

This practice experience provides learners with the opportunity to integrate theory from Level I and II courses into practice. Learners will work with aging clients and/or those with chronic illness in residential care settings.  Medication administration, nursing care, organization, comprehensive health assessment, wound care and introduction to leadership are emphasized in this course.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
25 field practice hours per week for 5 weeks
Tuition
$988.50 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Practical Nursing.

PNUR 183 Consolidated Practice Exp 3

Effective date: April 2013

This practice experience will introduce learners to community care settings and an opportunity to apply and adapt knowledge gained in Levels I, II, and III within a continuum of care for clients across the lifespan. Learners may gain experience through simulation and in a variety of community settings.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
25 field practice hours per week for 3 weeks
Tuition
$659 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Practical Nursing.

PNUR 184 Consolidated Practice Exp 4

Effective date: September 2013

This practice experience provides learners with the opportunity to integrate theory from all courses into the role of the Practical Nurse in the acute care setting. Learners will consolidate knowledge and skills such as: post operative care, surgical wound management, intravenous therapy, focused assessment, and clinical decision-making in acute care settings. 

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
25 field practice hours per week for 8 weeks
Tuition
$1,482.75 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Practical Nursing.

PNUR 185 Transition to Preceptorship

Effective date: November 2013

Transition to Preceptorship will prepare the learner for the final practice experience. Simulation experiences and self directed learning will provide the learner with increased competence and confidence in their final practice experience.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
30 lecture hours for 1 week
Tuition
$395.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Practical Nursing.

PNUR 186 Preceptorship

Effective date: November 2013

This final practice experience provides an opportunity for learners to demonstrate integration and consolidation of knowledge, skills, and abilities within the realities of the workplace, and become practice ready. 

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
30 lab hours per week for 6 weeks
Tuition
$1,383.90 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Practical Nursing.

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