Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada

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MUSI 214: History and Instrumental Techniques for Guitar

CRN (14066) An overview of the guitar and its influence as amusical instrument in western music. Key figures, innovators, builders and performers will be studied in depth. Students will learn the basics of the instrument from its history to actual techniques on how to play. A guitar is required. Three credits.

 

NCLEX Prep Courses

In order to successfully pass the NCLEX-RN exam, it is essential to showcase a level of competence that surpasses the minimum standard. As such, we advise you to adopt a comprehensive approach to studying, encompassing a blend of content review, strategic techniques, and ample practice opportunities.

On your StFX Online account, you will find a variety of NCLEX preparatory options that you should consider before writing your Canadian NCLEX licensing exam:  StFX Online LMS

 

NURS-115 Health Teaching & Learning

In contrast to health protection and illness prevention, health promotion is a broad and holistic concept. This course explores the concept of health promotion; the nurse’s role in health promotion; the teaching-learning process; population health; social action and justice; and the socio-cultural, economic, and political factors that influence health and health behaviour.

 

NURS-135 Contemporary Issues in Canadian Nursing

The foundation for all subsequent nursing courses, this course explores the evolution of nursing as a profession, including its theoretical and philosophical bases. Topics include Orem’s self-care theory, legal and ethical issues, health care reform, the image of professional nursing, and changing health care priorities.

 

NURS-202 Community Mental Health Nursing II

Examines the theory of and concepts in mental illness, treatment regimens, and nursing interventions in a community setting. Students will apply mental health nursing principles to specific clinical disorders.

 

NURS-205 Community Health Nursing

This course explores the role of the community health nurse in the context of a changing health care system. Topics include population health, primary health care, community assessment, epidemiology and demography, environment and ecology, cultural competence, ethics, and community-as-partner.

NURS-231 Fundamentals of Research

Students learn the fundamentals of research and the application of evidence in nursing and health care. The research process and research methodologies are examined, with an emphasis on critically reading and interpreting research evidence, selecting best practice guidelines, and making evidence-informed decisions.

Collaborative approaches to research and knowledge translation strategies are introduced. Students also learn the role of the nurse within collaborative teams and are introduced to the concepts of leadership, management, models of care, health team member roles, and care coordination

 

NURS-232 Alterations in Health & Nursing Theraputics I

Students are introduced to the care of families in transition during the childbearing and childrearing years. Emphasis is on theories,concepts, and relational practice related to family, maternity, and pediatric nursing practice. Understanding ethical dilemmas and legal issues and the application of cultural competence and safety, and evidence-informed based practice for care of families at various points of transition is a focus. The course is divided into three modules: family nursing and family-centered care, maternal-newborn nursing of children and adolescents.

 

 

NURS-233 Care of Families in Transition: Childbearing & Childrearing Years

Students are introduced to the care of families in transition during the childbearing and childrearing years. Emphasis is on theories, concepts, and relational practice related to family, maternity, and pediatric nursing practice. Understanding ethical dilemmas and legal issues and the application of cultural competence and safety, and evidence-informed based practice for care of families at various points of transition is a focus. The course is divided into three modules: family nursing and family-centered care, maternal- newborn nursing of children and adolescents.

 

 

NURS-234 Introduction to Nursing Practice

This integrated practice experience focuses on the care of the families during the childbearing and childrearing years.

Principles of primary health care and the nursing process are applied. Students integrate psychomotor skills and techniques and mental health assessments. Students also apply professional and ethical practice, communication, relationship building skills, evidence-based practice and best practice guidelines, and critical thinking and judgment to work effectively with families, groups, various health care teams/members. Includes clinical applications.

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