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Native Access Nursing Courses


Courses not offered this academic year (fall/winter terms) are indicated by the words "NOT OFFERED THIS YEAR" below the course description. Nevertheless, students should refer to the Timetable as a final check.

Nursing 1092      Field Experience for Native Nursing Students
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Nursing 1110 and 1130
Description: This course is designed to provide the opportunity to apply the theory and practice the skills learned in Nursing 1110 and N1130. The student may choose an Aboriginal health related setting in their home community or in Thunder Bay.
Notes: A two week non-credit required course.
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Nursing 1110      Communication for Native Students
Credit Weight: 0.5
Description: A practice-oriented course that examines selected aspects of communication theory related to professional nursing and cross- cultural communication. Students will be engaged in a variety of learning experiences including small group discussions, observation, role playing and simulation.
Offering: 3-0; 0-0
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Nursing 1120      Introduction to Human Biology for Native Nursing Students
Credit Weight: 1
Description: An introductory course that will examine the structure, function, and role of major body systems. The student will become familiar with biology terminology; apply scientific method for recording, observation, and reporting data; apply biological principles in relation to health disease - processes; and, be able to draw relationships between biology and the other health sciences.
Offering: 3-2; 3-2
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Nursing 1130      Professional Orientation for Native Nursing Students
Credit Weight: 0.5
Description: An introduction to the nursing profession including: history of nursing; history of Native nursing; Native health services and impact on health; roles and different levels of nurses. Guest speakers, including Native Elders and health professionals will present topics on: culture, values and cultural change; traditional approaches to health care; child rearing practices; and social and health problems arising from family disorientation.
Offering: 0-0; 3-0
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Nursing 1150      Study Skills/Logical Reasoning
Credit Weight: 0.5
Description: Formal instruction will cover such topics as time management; effective listening and note taking; how to research and write a term paper; memory learning; reading efficiently and summarizing textbooks; exam writing; giving seminars. Students will also complete a self-directed program on logical reasoning and reading comprehension that will improve problem-solving techniques.
Offering: 3-0; or 0-0
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Chemistry 1060      Introductory Chemistry
Description: Course description may be found on page 167 (Department of Chemistry).
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English 1807      Writing Skills for Students in the Native Nurses Entry Program
Credit Weight: 1
Description: Course description may be found on page 211 (Department of English).
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*Mathematics 1120      Mathematics for Nursing
Credit Weight: 1
Description: Course description may be found on page 192 (Department of Mathematical Sciences).
Notes: *Diploma course not acceptable for degree credit.
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