Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing

Professional Development Courses

The Centre for Professional Development provides a variety of innovative programs, courses and institutes to advance your skills, enhance your knowledge, and move your career forward in an exciting, clinical leadership role.

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October 25, 2014

Review of Health Assessment Across the Lifespan

This one-day course will review health assessment using a systems approach and will include how to do a head to toe assessment. Participants will practice focused health assessments in a simulation laboratory. This course will provide a refresher on health assessment for practicing registered nurses or nurse practitioner students or nurse practitioners who wish to review and build upon their health assessment skills.


November 12-14, 2014

Pain Interprofessional Curriculum Design Workshop

A unique interactive opportunity for academic faculty and teams to understand and apply the essential strategies and components in the design, implementation, evaluation and sustainability of an interprofessional pain curriculum for health professional students.


December 4 & 5, 2014

The Foundations and Scholarship of Clinical Teaching

This two-day course for clinical instructors and nurse educators will focus on the scholarship and theoretical understandings related to clinical teaching and learning. We welcome nurses who are either experienced, novice or aspiring clinical teachers of undergraduate nursing students.


February 2015

Institute on Advancing Pain Assessment and Management Across the Life Span

This highly specialized institute will have broad applicability for practitioners working in a variety of practice settings and with diverse populations.


Winter 2015

End of Life Care in Critical Care Nursing – A Simulation Course on Communicating with Families

This one day innovative simulation course will focus on developing expertise in communication with families including concepts on communication, decision making and mitigating conflict; as well as strategies for facilitating discussion with family.


Fall 2015

National Institute on Nursing Informatics

This 3-day institute will focus on key issues and challenges related to informatics in practice, administration, research and education. The program will be of particular interest to nurses currently working in informatics; nurse leaders who wish to broaden their knowledge and understanding of health informatics; nurse educators who are responsible for the integration of informatics into entry level nursing; as well as nurses considering a future career in informatics.

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