University of Calgary

NURS 285 - The Discipline & Profession of Nursing I - Fall 2022

The study of concepts foundational to the profession and discipline of nursing. Exploration of concepts of complexity, transition, social justice, ethic of caring, health promotion and principles of population health. Emphasis on understanding the social commitments and contributions made by nursing within its professional scope of practice. Includes an overview of the Canadian health care system.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • Nursing 287, 288 and 289.


This course will be offered next in Winter 2023.
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