Course Code: EMGY 510
This course focuses on introducing students to the fundamental concepts of emergency nursing. Objectives will build on entry-to-practice knowledge to foster development of comprehensive nursing care for critically ill or injured clients across the lifespan. Major concepts explored in this course are: The Canadian Triage Assessment score; the physical and social aspects of the workplace environment; professional and therapeutic communication skills; and interprofessional practice. Legal and ethical government and regulatory standards, codes of conduct, and best practice guidelines are incorporated into all learning activities to build a strong understanding of the requirements for practice in this specialty area. To be successful with all learning objectives, each student is required to participate fully in all individual and collaborative learning activities.
PLEASE NOTE: Passing final grade for this course is 65%
Emergency Nurses Association. (2010). Sheehy's emergency nursing: Principles and practice (6th ed.) St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.
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