CPNP 101 Nursing Theory I
Hours: 40 Credits: 3.0

This course will provide the student with an introduction to various nursing theories. Utilizing the Allen/ McGill nursing process framework the student will develop an understanding of holistic nursing care. Prerequisite: None

CPNP 102 Anatomy and Physiology/ Microbiology
Hours: 80 Credits: 6.0

This course will focus on the normal structure and function of the body according to body systems. The role of microorganisms in health and illness are explored. Prerequisite: None

CPNP 104 Growth and Development
Hours: 40 Credits: 3.0

Students will examine major theories of human development across the lifespan. This course is an introduction to the stages of normal human development, including physical, cognitive, social and emotional aspects, from conception to death.
Prerequisite: Yr 1 Semesters I-V exception ENGL 110

CPNP 103 Health & Wellness
Hours: 40 Credits: 3.0

The physical, social, mental, environmental, and spiritual aspects of personal health and wellness will be explored, within the context of the Canadian Health Care System. Prerequisite: Yr 1 Semesters I-V exception ENGL 110

CPNP 105 Nursing Lab I
Hours: 50 Credits: 4.0

In the nursing skills lab, utilizing the underlying theoretical principles, students will develop psychomotor nursing skills to provide safe competent care. The topics covered will include medical and surgical asepsis, client and personal safety.
Prerequisite: None

CPNP 107 Adult Health Assessment
Hours: 50 Credits: 4.0

The application of the knowledge of anatomy, physiology and microbiology applied to the skill of completing a holistic adult health assessment. Prerequisite: Yr 1 Semesters I-V exception ENGL 110, Corequisite: Anatomy, Physiology and Microbiology

CPNP 108 Clinical Experience: Continuing Care
Hours: 226 Credits: 6.0

Students will have experience in continuing care where they can assist clients with activities of daily living, implementing basic nursing knowledge, safety principles, and adult health assessment. Prerequisite: Yr 1 Semesters I-V exception ENGL 110

CPNP 109 Mental Health Nursing
Hours: 40 Credits: 3.0

Students will be introduced to psychiatric and mental health problems. Nursing assessment, planning, interventions and evaluation will be explored applying the Allen/McGill Nursing Model. Students will investigate opportunities for client teaching and community resource availability. Prerequisite: Yr 1 Semesters I-V exception ENGL 110

ENGL 110 Fundamentals of English Composition
Hours: 40 Credits: 3.0

ENGL 110 focuses on essay writing at the post-secondary level. Students will examine examples of good writing, do short summaries, participate in critical exchanges in an individual and group setting, and complete several short writing assignments covering a spectrum of styles and purposes. Prerequisite: None

CPNP 110 Pathophysiology
Hours: 40 Credits: 3.0

Students will develop a systemic understanding of common health care problems with a focus on the physiological alterations occurring with disease processes. Prerequisite: Yr 1 Semesters I & 2, Co-requisite: Nursing theory II, Nursing Lab II, Pharmacology

PSYC 110 Basic Concepts of Psychology
Hours: 40 Credits: 3.0

In this course, the student will understand the basic
psychological principles, theories, applications and methodologies. Topics include the psychological study of human behavior, personality development, biological psychology, social psychology and abnormal psychology. Prerequisite: Yr 1 Semesters I-VII exception ENGL 110

CPNP 112 Nursing Theory II
Hours: 40 Credits: 3.0

Students will be involved in the application of the Allen /McGill Nursing Model to clients requiring medical and surgical interventions. Prerequisite: Yr 1 Semesters 1 and 2 exception ENGL 110, Co-requisite: Pathophysiology, Nursing Lab II, Pharmacology

ADPR 113 Team Building / Conflict Resolution
Hours: 40 Credits: 3.0

This course will focus on how to work cooperatively and communicate effectively with others in successful teams. The student will study group dynamics, explore strategies for forming teams, establishing team goals, using effective team behaviours, and acquiring team leadership. Students will also study various conflict management models. Prerequisite: Yr 1 Semesters I-VII exception ENGL 110

CPNP 113 Nursing Lab II
Hours: 50 Credits: 4.0

Students will develop nursing skills to provide safe competent care for patients requiring medical and surgical interventions.
Prerequisite: Yr 1 Semesters I and 2 exception ENGL 110, Co-requisite Pathophysiology, Nursing Theory II, Pharmacology

CPNP 117 Pharmacology
Hours: 40 Credits: 3.0

The pharmaco-dynamics of medications, the rationale for their use, and the expected results of the therapy are discussed, along with the development of the critical thinking skills to assess the need for and response to medication. Prerequisite: Yr 1 Semesters I and 2 exception ENGL 110, Co-requisite: Pathophysiology, Nursing Theory II, Nursing Lab II

CPNP 118 Nursing Theory III
Hours: 40 Credits: 3.0

Students will be exploring the application of the Allen /McGill Nursing Model with clients as they practice their critical thinking skills in assessment, planning, carrying out of interventions and evaluations in medication administration. Prerequisite: Yr 1 Semesters I-IV exception ENGL 110, Co-requisite Nursing Lab III

CPNP 119 Nursing Lab III
Hours: 50 Credits: 4.0

Students will, in a nursing lab, develop psychomotor nursing skills to provide safe, competent care, and safe medication administration utilizing theory based on the fundamental guidelines. Prerequisite: Yr 1 Semesters I-IV exception ENGL 110, Co-requisite: Nursing Theory III

CPNP 206 Professional Communication
Hours: 40 Credits: 3.0

Students will probe the communication process and professional communication skills. Communicating with clients with special needs, reporting, documenting, and teaching techniques will be discussed. Prerequisite: None

CPNP 213 Professional Ethics
Hours: 40 Credits: 3.0

This course of study permits the student to develop an understanding of what constitutes Professional Ethics. The course is a combination of theory, self-reflection and practical application. Prerequisite: Yr 1 Semesters I-VII exception ENGL 110

CPNP 214 Pediatric Nursing
Hours: 40 Credits: 3.0

Students will be introduced to pediatric health issues. Nursing assessment, planning, interventions and evaluation will be explored applying the Allen/McGill Nursing Model. Students will investigate opportunities for client teaching and community resource availability. Prerequisite: Year 1 (Semesters I-VI), exception ENG & PSYCH

CPNP 215 Maternity Nursing
Hours: 40 Credits: 3.0

Students will be introduced to family-centered needs in the childbearing family. Nursing assessment, planning, interventions and evaluation will be explored applying the Allen/McGill Nursing Model. Students will investigate opportunities for client teaching and community resource availability. Prerequisite: Year 1 (Semesters I-VII), exception ENG & PSYCH

CPNP 216 Community Health Nursing
Hours: 40 Credits: 3.0

Students will concentrate on nursing roles in different settings in the community. Prevention, primary care, influences on health, and nursing strategies will be discussed. Prerequisite: Yr 1 Semesters I-VII exception ENGL 110

CPNP 222 Clinical Experience: Acute Care
Hours: 242 Credits: 6.0

Students will have experience in an acute care setting where they can apply the nursing knowledge, including the application of critical thinking in nursing assessment, planning, carrying out of nursing interventions and evaluation of care, and medication administration for medical and /or surgical clients. Prerequisite: Year 1 (Semesters I-VII), Year 2 (Semesters I-II) Exception ENG & PSYCH

CPNP 223 Nursing Transitions
Hours: 40 Credits: 3.0

Students will explore the transition to the role as a graduate Practical Nurse. Issues such as continuing education, team skills, and leadership in the healthcare setting and community will be addressed. Prerequisite: Yr 1 Semesters I-VII, Yr 2 Semester I exceptions ENGL 110 & PSYC 110

225 Transition to Graduate Role
Hours: 254 Credits: 7.0

This clinical experience will be focused on transition to the graduate role. The practical nurse student will be using nursing and scientific knowledge and critical thinking skills acquired from first and second year courses. Under the supervision of professional health care personnel, the student is given an opportunity to function at a pre-graduate level focusing on graduate nursing practice in accordance with CLPNA scope of practice and agency policy. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Year 1 Semesters I-VIII (excluding ENGL110) and Successful completion of Year 2 Semesters I – VIII (excluding PSYC110)