RN Courses Online
Registered Nursing courses online are designed to equip practicing registered nurses with the knowledge and skills that can enhance their practice as a professional nurses. This course is restricted to registered nurses working in the community who wish to upgrade skills in learning via online education without having to compromise their work.
Pre requisites: For Canadian Nurses: Registered under the general class with College of Nurses in your province, in good standing with your College of Nurses, proof of completion of a nursing diploma program in Canada or degree in nursing, and criminal reference check.
For US Nurses: Licensed as registered nurses by the American College of Nurses, in good standing with your College of Nurses, Nursing Diploma course transcripts, and completion of a diploma or associate degree program in nursing in the US.
Online nursing courses are competency-based designed specifically for post licensure registered diploma nurse in Canada and the licensed practicing nurse in the United States.
These courses support the learning needs of professional nurses as they strive to provide high-quality, evidence-based, and patient-centered care in an increasingly complex healthcare system. It builds on the RN’s skills and experience integrating professional development, critical thinking, quality improvement, and inter professional leadership skills.
Competency-Based Course Design: All learning activities in each course are based on and mapped to key nursing educational and professional standards including; Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) standards, The Essentials of Baccalaureate Education Essentials, for Professional Nursing Practice (AACN), College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) Standards, The Institute of Medicine (IOM) competencies.
These online courses are taken individually or in a cluster.
Each course duration is 8 weeks online.
Upon approval of registration requirement and payment log in access with be issued to take the course.
NURS 312 Cultural Issues of Nursing 4 credits
This course focuses on culture and its impact on health care delivery at the individual, community, and system levels. This course is designed to raise awareness, to inspire action, and to open discussion of cultural issues affecting professional nursing practice
NURS 313 Health Assessment for the RN 4 credits
Health assessment assists the nursing student in development of skills in history taking, assessment, as well as in physical examination and psychosocial assessment. The collection of data through these skills is the first step in the nurse process, the data are used as the basis of nursing diagnoses and the nursing process in providing interventions to promote health, prevent illness or manage illness and disease from various systems of the body.
NURS 314 Health Care Delivery Systems 4 credits
This course explores the determinants of health in the health care delivery system
- Differentiate the roles of the health care workforce members in the U.S and Canada. Health care system and Canadian health care system
- Analyze the evolution of the U.S and Canada health care system
- Analyze the development of a health care delivery system
- Analyze funding of health care in the United States and Canada
- Analyze the role ethics plays in the delivery of health care services
- Analyze the role of government in regulating health care
- Differentiate between the U.S. system and other countries' health care delivery systems
- Analyze the role of evidence-based practice in health care delivery
- Describe the ideal role of health care consumer in the health care delivery system
NURS 315 Community Health Promotion in Nursing 4credits
The course explores the concepts of health promotion and the application of health promotion concepts to nursing practice to enable the client to control and improve health outcomes. While focusing on the methodology critical to developing a plan of care for clients, students will learn the rationale and techniques for utilizing specific assessment tools, analysis of assessment data, selection of lifespan appropriate interventions, implementation of interventions, and measurement of resulting outcomes.
Content will be focused on cultural diversity, disparity in health care and social determinants that impact the client's plan of care and resulting approaches for promoting a healthier society. The use of technology and health promotion research will be explored and applied to nursing practice.
NURS 310 Nursing Informatics 4 Credits
This course is the foundation for the improvement of nursing practice and patient outcomes through the application of knowledge and understanding of the history, terminology, and impact of informatics to the promotion of nursing professionalism in patient care and safety.
NURS 316 Leadership and Management in Nursing 4 Credits
This course provides an in-depth study of leadership and management principles as they apply to professional nursing practice. Students will explore teamwork, communication, the change process, and evidence-based practice. This course will also cover health care quality, legal policies, ethics, finance, and technology as they apply to leadership and management in nursing
NURS 317 Pathophysiology in Nursing 4 Credits
This course provides a study of variations in physiologic functioning and alterations in physiologic response of body systems. The course addresses physiologic changes that will help identify alterations in body systems and their relationship to the patient's state of health. Topics include altered cell functioning, genetic disorders, risk factors, health promotion, and disease prevention.
NURS 318 Pharmacology in Nursing 4 Credits
This course provides a study of pharmacologic principles as they relate to nursing. Medications are addressed, by classification, through the integration of pathophysiological indications for use, the anticipated side effects, and the impact on the health of the individual. Specific instruction is provided regarding the safety of medication administration, principles of risk reduction, and patient/family teaching across the lifespan.
NURS 319 Professional Issues and Trends in Nursing 4 Credits
This course provides a transition for professional nurses as they begin their studies to achieve a baccalaureate of science in nursing degree. The course addresses qualities that professional nurses need to be leaders in the complex and ever-changing global health care environment. Topics include role transition, nursing history, ethical and legal issues, nursing theory, professional roles of the nurse, cultural considerations, violence in society, and advanced practice
NURS 320 Research & Evidence-based Practice in Nursing 4 Credits
The course explores evidence-based practice as a foundation for improved nursing practice and patient outcomes. Students will learn the history of evidence-based practice and the significant research methodologies that serve as its foundation. Students will explore the rationale for evidence-based practice and learn how to form research questions, hypotheses, and research methodologies. They will also learn about population sampling, data collection tools, and statistical analysis. Students will learn how to determine whether research is credible through the criticism of research articles, and they will be introduced to potential ethical concerns in the development of research and evidence-based practice. Emphasis will be placed on student-centered learning that will give students the opportunity to implement what they learn during the course into their nursing practice, regardless of specialty
Nursing Continued Education credits will be awarded upon completion of each course module.
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