Post-Graduate Nurse Practitioner Certificate
Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner
Master of Nursing - Nurse Practitioner
The College of Nursing offers Registered Nurses, who have already obtained a Master of Nursing Degree, an opportunity to pursue a Post-Graduate Nurse Practitioner Certificate, with a focus on advanced clinical practice. After successful completion of 27 credit units of study and a minimum of 720 practicum hours, students are eligible to write the national Canadian Nurses Association Nurse Practitioner Exam (CNPE).
The Post-Graduate Nurse Practitioner Certificate program is designed so students can complete it within five consecutive terms or part-time over three years. Courses are offered distributively using a blended learning model, where students can access courses in a classroom or through internet-based web conferencing; enabling distance students to actively participate in classroom discussions.
- NURS 880 Practicum I: Advanced Nursing Practice in Primary Health Care
- NURS 878 Practicum III: Advanced Nursing Practice with Vulnerable Populations
- NURS 879 Advanced Diagnostic Reasoning
- NURS 881 Pathophysiology Pharmacotherapy for Advanced Nursing Practice I
- NURS 886 Pathophysiology Pharmacotherapy for Advanced Nursing Practice II
- NURS 883 Theory for Advanced Practice Nursing Roles and Primary Health Care
- NURS 884 Advanced Health Assessment
- NURS 885 Nursing Therapeutics I: Individual to Community
- NURS 888 Practicum II: Nursing Therapeautics and Advanced Management
- NURS 990 Seminar
- PLUS GSR 9601 University Ethics (required in 1st term of program)
- Students are required to attend GSR 960 in Term 1. GSR courses are online and there is no tuition.