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UVic Master of Nursing

  1. 1. <ul><li>WELCOME </li></ul><ul><li>to the </li></ul><ul><li>UVic School of Nursing </li></ul><ul><li>Graduate Program </li></ul><ul><li>Information session </li></ul>
  2. 2. PROGRAMS OF STUDY <ul><li>The School of Nursing offers two graduate programs: PhD in Nursing and Master of Nursing (MN). </li></ul>
  3. 3. PhD Program <ul><li>The goal of the doctoral program in nursing is to prepare nurse scholars: </li></ul><ul><li>To provide a new contribution to disciplinary knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>To demonstrate a critical understanding of works of scholars in the field </li></ul><ul><li>To demonstrate original thinking and research </li></ul>
  4. 4. Master of Nursing Advanced Nursing Practice <ul><li>All students graduating from the MN program, graduate with an MN or Master of Nursing. </li></ul><ul><li>All MN students take the same core courses and then additional course work to meet the requirements for Advanced Practice Leadership, Nurse Practitioner, or Nurse Educator options. </li></ul><ul><li>All options include practice courses and require a thesis or project completion. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Master of Nursing Advanced Practice Nursing <ul><li>Core Courses (September 2009) </li></ul><ul><li>NURA 506 Philosophical knowledge and advanced practice nursing </li></ul><ul><li>NURA 507 Theoretical knowledge and advanced practice nursing </li></ul><ul><li>NURA 508 Methodological knowledge and advanced practice nursing </li></ul>
  6. 6. Advanced Practice Leadership <ul><li>Graduates of the program will be prepared to fill advance practice roles such as clinical nurse specialist and clinical leadership in a wide range of settings including: </li></ul><ul><li>Acute care </li></ul><ul><li>Long term care </li></ul><ul><li>Home care </li></ul><ul><li>Community care </li></ul>
  7. 7. Nurse Practitioner <ul><li>Graduates of the program will be prepared to work as Family Nurse Practitioners. </li></ul><ul><li>Graduates provide primary health care for people across the life span in a wide range of primary health care settings. </li></ul><ul><li>Upon program completion graduates are eligible to write CRNBC examinations leading to licensure as a Nurse Practitioner in British Columbia. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Nurse Educator <ul><li>Graduates of the program will be prepared for Nurse Educator roles in intersectoral settings. </li></ul><ul><li>Graduates will have an enriched capacity to work across the health care delivery sector and academic settings with the skills to develop and to critique nursing practice/nursing education. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Program Delivery <ul><li>Currently the PhD program is an on-campus program. </li></ul><ul><li>In the MN program (APL, NP and NE) course delivery is offered online with required onsite components including an onsite orientation. </li></ul><ul><li>Travel to clinical placements may be required. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Program Completion <ul><li>These programs admit part-time students; however preference is given to full-time applicants. </li></ul><ul><li>Continuous registration in three terms per year is highly recommended to complete program requirements within the five year time limit. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Application Process <ul><li>Applications are available on the School of Nursing website after September 15 of each year. </li></ul><ul><li>www.nursing.uvic.ca </li></ul><ul><li>All applications are to be submitted directly to the Graduate admissions office by December 1, for Masters students and January 15, for doctoral students. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Contact Information <ul><li>Program/Advising Information : </li></ul><ul><li>Marjorie McIntyre, Associate Director, Graduate Education </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: 250-472-5283 </li></ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Application/Advising Information : </li></ul><ul><li>Joan Gillie, Coordinator, Student Affairs </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: 250-721-7961 </li></ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul>