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HAP101 - Anatomy & Physiology
The study of the normal anatomy and physiology of the human body will provide students with a basis for health assessment, pharmacology, pathophysiology, microbiology and clinical practice. The class will introduce students to medical terminology, an important aspect of working in the health care system.
Three unifying themes: the interrelationships of body organ systems, homeostasis, and the complementarity of structure and function, will provide the basis of understanding the workings of the human body. The class will focus on organization of the body on a cellular/chemical basis and a systematic and holistic approach to simple alterations in body systems. Students will engage in class activities, online discussions, readings and computer animations as a basis for knowledge acquisition.
NUR101 - Nur101 Health and Healing I:wellness Across The Lifespan
This course will be comprised of three classroom hours and one hour of application of theory each week. Students will explore in class the concepts related to health and wellness, determinants of health, culture and diversity, teaching and learning, communication and caring for the self as client. Florence Nightingale?s theory will be used to ground the exploration of these concepts.
Students will focus on examining their own and family members? health and health promotion practices and explore their experiences in the weekly praxis session.
NUR102 - Development of Self As Nurse: Professionhood and Knowledge of Nursing I
This course is an introduction to nursing theory with emphasis on human science theories and multiple ways of knowing. This course is an introduction to human science nursing theories such as Roach, Watson, Parse, Leininger, Neuman, Rogers and Paterson & Zderad. Students will gain an understanding of how nursing theory, knowledge and professional practice standards inform nursing practice. Students will learn to navigate nursing databases and retrieve information to be utilized in scholarly writing, individual and group presentations and collaborative projects. Students will develop an awareness of multiple ways of knowing including aesthetic, personal, ethical, empirical and sociopolitical ways of knowing. Through critical reflection students will examine their own assumptions and values as they situate themselves within the profession of nursing.
NUR110 - Introductory Nursing Skills
This course gives the student the opportunity to apply theoretical concepts and practice skills that maintain and promote health and healing with individuals in nursing practice settings. Students will learn and safely demonstrate healing actions in the lab before entering into clinical placement. Resources will include text, on-line learning programs, demonstrations and peer practice sessions.
PSY113 - Introduction To Psychology (2 Semesters)
Psychology is the scientific study of human behaviour, emotion, and cognition. This course is the first of a two-part Introduction to Psychology series. It introduces psychology as both a natural and human science. This module emphasizes the methods, concepts, principles, and theories of psychology. The knowledge and skills acquired in this course ultimately allow students to successfully navigate personal, social, and professional life. Students are encouraged to draw from their own experience as the course progresses.