Professional Practice A (NURS 2102)

This theory course introduces the profession of Practical Nursing and the BC legislation that informs the practice. The history of nursing and specifically, the evolution of Practical Nursing within the Canadian health care system will be discussed. The philosophy and foundational concepts of the Provincial Practical Nursing Program are explored.

As well, the legislation influencing Practical Nursing practice with clients experiencing chronic illness and those in complex care settings is examined. Specific professional issues such as responsibility, accountability, ethical practice, and leadership relevant to the Practical Nursing role in complex care are explored. Critical thinking and decision making specific to the care of the chronically ill and inter-professional practice will also be addressed.

This class is part of the full-time Access to Practical Nursing Program.

Admission to the Access to Practical Nursing Program

NURS 2101 - Professional Communication A; NURS 2103 - Health Promotion A; NURS 2104 - Variations in Health A; NURS 2105 - Pharmacology A; NURS 2106 - Integrated Nursing Practice A

 course outline

* Note: The CRNs listed below could be restricted to specific program areas.

CRN Fee Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
BWY-B  - Rm. G221
MM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,

1230 - 1529
to 09-Dec-2019
Overton, Catherine

To register for this course, check the information for your program: