In this course, you will explore and gain knowledge and skills related to professional nursing practice in Ontario and Canada. Specifically, you will explore the regulatory processes, organizational infrastructures of nursing in Ontario, the ethical foundations of nursing and professional accountabilities through the lens of the College of Nurses of Ontario entry to practice competencies.
Registered Nurse (RN) roles/responsibilities, current issues/trends in health care, and health care delivery in Ontario and Canada is a key focus of this course. The roles and influences of RNs related to health care policy, political process, leadership, Truth and Reconciliation with Indigenous peoples across Canada, and creating/sustaining change in order to foster client and societal health are addressed. Textbook required.
Residents of Ontario may be eligible for funding under the Nursing Program Transformation Initiative. All applicants must complete the IEN Eligibility form before registering for this course.