Holistic Nursing Online


Online Courses For RN's 

Online Courses for RN's 

Online nursing courses for Registered Nurses - RN's are designed to equip practicing registered nurses only with the knowledge and skills that can enhance their practice as professional nurses. Working registered nurses can enroll in these flexible online courses without having to compromise their work.

Pre requisites: Course is restricted to Canadian Nurses registered under the general class with College of Nurses in your province, in good standing with your College of Nurses, proof of completion of a nursing diploma program course transcript in Canada or degree in nursing.

For US Nurses: Licensed as registered nurses by the American College of Nurses, in good standing with your College of Nurses, Nursing Diploma course transcripts, and completion of a diploma or a degree program in nursing .  

RN Online nursing courses are competency-based designed specifically for post licensure registered diploma nurse for the degree nurse in Canada and the licensed practicing nurse in the United States. 

These courses support the learning needs of professional nurses as they strive to provide high-quality, evidence-based, and patient-centered care in an increasingly complex health care system. It builds on the RN’s skills and experience integrating professional development, critical thinking, quality improvement, and inter professional leadership skills.

Competency-Based Course Design: All learning activities in each course are based on and mapped to key nursing educational and professional standards including; Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) standards, The Essentials of Baccalaureate Education Essentials, for Professional Nursing Practice (AACN), College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) Standards, The Institute of Medicine (IOM) competencies,

Each RN Online Course duration is 8 weeks, each courses are taken individually or in a cluster.

Course credits will be granted upon completion and passing of each online course module.

NURS 312    Cultural Issues in Nursing                                                              4 credits

This course focuses on culture and its impact on health care delivery at the individual, community, and system levels. This course is designed to raise awareness, to inspire action, and to open discussion of cultural issues affecting professional nursing practice

Pre requisite:  see above

NURS 311 Maths and Drug Calculations in Nursing                                            4 credits

This online course focuses on principles of medication admninistraion, methods of caculation, oral, enteral, parenteral, medication administration, insulin, infusion, intravenous therapy.  Crital care, pediatric, oncology, and labour and delivery calculation will be included.

This course can be taken on its own, see Pre requisite above

NURS 313    Health Assessment for the Registered Nurse       4 credits        

 Health assessment assists the nursing student in development of skills in history taking, assessment, as well as in physical examination and psychosocial assessment. The collection of data through these skills is the first step in the nurse process, the data are used as the basis of nursing diagnoses and the nursing process in providing interventions to promote health, prevent illness or manage illness and disease from various systems of the body.

 Pre requisite see above


 NURS 314    Health Care Delivery Systems in Nursing       4 credits   

This course explores the determinants of health in the health care delivery system

  • Differentiate the roles of the health care workforce members in the U.S. health care system and Canadian health care system
  • Analyze the evolution of the U.S. health care system
  • Analyze the development of a health care delivery system
  • Analyze funding of health care in the United States and Canada
  • Analyze the role ethics plays in the delivery of health care services
  • Analyze the role of government in regulating health care
  • Differentiate between the U.S. system and other countries' health care delivery systems
  • Analyze the role of evidence-based practice in health care delivery
  • Describe the ideal role of health care consumer in the health care delivery system

 Pre requisite: see above

NURS 315      Community Health Promotion in Nursing         4 credits                 

The course explores the concepts of health promotion and the application of health promotion concepts to nursing practice to enable the client to control and improve health outcomes. While focusing on the methodology critical to developing a plan of care for clients, students will learn the rationale and techniques for utilizing specific assessment tools, analysis of assessment data, selection of lifespan appropriate interventions, implementation of interventions, and measurement of resulting outcomes.

Content will be focused on cultural diversity, disparity in health care and social determinants that impact the client's plan of care and resulting approaches for promoting a healthier society. The use of technology and health promotion research will  be explored and applied to nursing practice.

 Pre requisite see above

  NURS 310     Nursing Informatics                     4 Credits

This course is the foundation for the improvement of nursing practice and patient outcomes through the application of knowledge and understanding of the history, terminology, and impact of informatics to the promotion of nursing professionalism in patient care and safety

Pre requisite: see above

NURS 316      Leadership and Management in Nursing                   4 Credits

This course provides an in-depth study of leadership and management principles as they apply to professional nursing practice. Students will explore teamwork, communication, the change process, and evidence-based practice. This course will also cover health care quality, legal policies, ethics, finance, and technology as they apply to leadership and management in nursing

 Pre requisite: see above

NURS 317     Pathophysiology  In Nursing          4 Credits

This course provides a study of variations in physiologic functioning and alterations in physiologic response of body systems. The course addresses physiologic changes that will help identify alterations in body systems and their relationship to the patient's state of health. Topics include altered cell functioning, genetic disorders, risk factors, health promotion, and disease prevention.

 Prerequisite: see above

NURS 318       Pharmacology  in Nursing            4 Credits                  

This course provides a study of pharmacologic principles as they relate to nursing. Medications are addressed, by classification, through the integration of pathophysiological indications for use, the anticipated side effects, and the impact on the health of the individual. Specific instruction is provided regarding the safety of medication administration, principles of risk reduction, and patient/family teaching across the lifespan.

Pre requisite: see above

NURS 319     Professional Issues and Trends in Nursing          4 Credits

This course provides a transition for professional nurses as they begin their studies to achieve a baccalaureate of science in nursing degree. The course addresses qualities that professional nurses need to be leaders in the complex and ever-changing global health care environment. Topics include role transition, nursing history, ethical and legal issues, nursing theory, professional roles of the nurse, cultural considerations, violence in society, and advanced practice

 Pre requisite: see above

NURS 320   Understanding Research & Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing    4 Credits

The course explores evidence-based practice as a foundation for improved nursing practice and patient outcomes. Students will learn the history of evidence-based practice and the significant research methodologies that serve as its foundation. Students will explore the rationale for evidence-based practice and learn how to form research questions, hypotheses, and research methodologies. They will also learn about population sampling, data collection tools, and statistical analysis. Students will learn how to determine whether research is credible through the criticism of research articles, and they will be introduced to potential ethical concerns in the development of research and evidence-based practice. Emphasis will be placed on student-centered learning that will give students the opportunity to implement what they learn during the course into their nursing practice, regardless of specialty.

Pre requisite : see above

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