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Emergency Nursing - Introduction

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%

Required Text:

Emergency Nurses Association. (2010). Sheehy's emergency nursing: Principles and practice (6th ed.) St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.

Section: 909
CRN: 7619
Prerequisites: RN or RPN
Date: Jan 07 to Apr 16, 2020
Location: Online
Time: Online (final exam written in person at Humber North Campus or via proctor)

Contact Information:

The Faculty of Health Sciences & Wellness, Department of Continuing Education
Program Assistant
416.675.6622 ext. 4868

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