RN in Vulcan advances practice in addictions and mental health
Aizenosa Idahosa shares how she's working towards her masters degree at UCalgary Nursing while working with older adults at long-term care facility
NURS 612 - Fall 2022
Understanding Comorbidity: Advanced Assessment, Screening, and Practice Implications
Selected theories and models of addiction and mental health relevant to advancing specialized practice and including advanced assessment, screening and implications for practice innovation and leadership.
NURS 614 - Winter 2023
Therapeutic Practices: Counseling, Treatment Planning, and Sustained Recovery
Selected therapeutic practices in addiction and mental health including but not limited to therapeutic relationships, therapeutic use of self, counseling (individual, group, family), motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy and contingency management and trauma informed care.
*Prerequisite(s): NURS 612
NURS 616 - Spring 2023
Specialized Practice Integration
Specialized practice seminar focused on integration of advanced knowledge, practice and ethics; active engagement in critical debriefing of complex case scenarios augmented with virtual simulation; and development of a practice demonstration proposal.
*Prerequisite(s): NURS 614
NURS 618 - Summer 2023
Specialized Practice Demonstration
Implementation and evaluation of a proposed practice demonstration with a final report and recommendations.
*Prerequisite(s): NURS 616