Graduate Nurse Qualifying (GNQU)

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GNQU 1301  3 credits  
Fundamentals of Mental Health Nursing  

Students will recognize the effects of mental health challenges and will assess the bio-psychosocial, environmental, spiritual, cultural and economic influences that affect mental health. They will apply mental health nursing concepts based on the lived experience of the individual. Students will complete the self-paced modules online.

Level: UG

Attribute: HLTH

GNQU 1305  3 credits  
Mental Health Preceptorship  

Students will be working with a preceptor in a mental health care setting. They will apply knowledge and skills necessary for caring for mental health clients.

Level: UG

Prerequisite(s): GNQU 1301

Attribute: HLTH

GNQU 1309  3 credits  
Fundamentals of Maternal-Child Nursing  

Students will focus on competency-based theory and processes inherent in maternal/newborn nursing. They will learn to assess and plan care for Canadian childbearing families during pregnancy, labour, delivery, and early parenthood. Students will apply principles of health promotion, prevention, holistic assessment, primary health care, and the social determinants of health in their course work. Students will complete the self-paced modules on-line.

Level: UG

Attribute: HLTH

GNQU 1317  3 credits  
Maternal / Child Preceptorship  

Students will be working with a preceptor in a maternal child setting. They will apply knowledge and skills necessary for caring for clients in maternal child settings.

Level: UG

Prerequisite(s): GNQU 1309

Attribute: HLTH

GNQU 1321  3 credits  
Fundamentals of Pediatric Nursing  

Students will explore the role of the Canadian nurse in caring for children. They will study the effects of illness and treatment on the child and family within the contexts of the stages of growth and development. Students will complete the self-paced modules on-line.

Level: UG

Attribute: HLTH

GNQU 1327  3 credits  
Pediatric Preceptorship  

Students will be working with a preceptor in a pediatric setting. They will apply knowledge and skills necessary for caring for pediatric client.

Level: UG

Prerequisite(s): GNQU 1321

Attribute: HLTH

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