Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing

List of All Current Courses

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Exam Prep Courses | Grad Level Courses


August 19-20, 2016

NP-Primary Health Care: Nurse Practitioner Exam Prep Course

This intensive two day course will prepare participants to be successful in writing the Canadian Nurse Practitioner Examination (CNPE) Specialty Certificate: Primary Health Care (Family All Ages) exam.


September 5 – November 14, 2016

Advanced Ostomy Care and Management

This is a 10 week self-directed online course for healthcare professionals interested in enhancing their knowledge and skill in the application of best practices for ostomy and peristomal skin care. It is applicable to individuals working in acute, long-term care & community settings. This comprehensive course will assist you to critically analyze complex ostomy care problems and apply unique management techniques required to provide quality care and support to people and families who are living with ostomies.


September 10-11, 2016

Excelling in the Care of the Elderly

The acquisition of expert knowledge and the provision of skillful care of the elderly has become an essential component of nurse practitioner practice in both acute and primary care. The two day course will increase your confidence and improve the depth and breadth of your knowledge in this critical area of practice.


September 14, 2016

Using and Optimizing Data to Improve Quality and Safety in Nursing

Health care organizations are increasingly reliant on data to drive policy, evaluation and decision making in their efforts to achieve higher levels of quality care delivery. The aims of this meeting are to review the current state of evidence demonstrating the impact of nursing on quality and safety outcomes; identify the utility and limitations of current sources; methods to translate data and evidence into useful management tools; and to consider future directions.


September 16-17, 2016

NP-Adult: Nurse Practitioner Exam Prep Course

This intensive two day course will prepare participants to be successful in writing the exam in order to qualify to be a Nurse Practitioner–Adult in the Province of Ontario.


September 16-17, 2016

NP-Paediatrics: Nurse Practitioner Exam Prep Course

This intensive two day course will prepare participants to be successful in writing the exam in order to qualify to be a Nurse Practitioner–Paediatric in the Province of Ontario.


September 23, 2016

Get Your Message Across: A Course on Effective Communication and Presentation Skills

This one-day interactive workshop is designed to build confidence and effectiveness in professional communication and presentation skills. Develop your knowledge and skill in the design, delivery and evaluation of presentations that exhibit a credible and clear professional message.


Nov 5, 2016

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.


December 1-2, 2016

The Foundations and Scholarship of Clinical Teaching

This two-day workshop for clinical instructors and nurse educators focuses on theoretical and practical dimensions of clinical teaching from a transformational learning perspective. Key elements of transformative learning theory serve as the foundation for reflective discussion and activities. Participants will have opportunity for interaction and networking with other nurses interested in clinical teaching.


December 2016/January 2017

NCLEX-RN Exam Prep Course – Designed for Canadian Writers

This intensive two-day NCLEX-RN™ preparation course is designed to build confidence, review relevant content, and provide strategies to prepare candidates for the NCLEX-RN exam.


Fall 2016

PeriAnaesthesia Review Course

The course will review essential competencies in the care of this unique patient population at each phase of their journey through the perianaesthetic experience.


Winter 2017

National Institute on Nursing Informatics

The National Institute on Nursing Informatics is a unique educational opportunity for nurses interested in learning more about advances in Canadian nursing and health informatics. The 2½ day onsite institute will focus on key issues and challenges related to informatics in practice, administration, research and education.


Winter 2017

Institute on Advancing Chronic Pain Assessment and Management

Pain as a prevalent and universal symptom has major impact on individuals of all ages, their family and society. This course will focus on contemporary pain assessment and management practices and related diagnostic reasoning and management based on theoretical models, best evidence and current treatment guidelines.


Spring 2017

Managing Urgent/Emergent Clinical Problems in Adults: A Course for Nurse Practitioners

This intensive course will focus on the management of urgent/emergent clinical problems that may be encountered by Nurse Practitioners working in acute care and other settings where clients present with urgent presentations. An interactive and case based approach will be utilized to review acute clinical problems with an emphasis on critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills.


Spring 2017

Managing Urgent/Emergent Clinical Problems for Children: A Course for Nurse Practitioners

This intensive course will focus on the management of urgent/emergent clinical problems that may be encountered by Nurse Practitioners working in any setting where paediatric patients present with acute conditions. Topics include: acute change in level of consciousness, heart failure, acute kidney injury, dyspnea, limb pain, abdominal pain, wound/ostomy management, hypotension, management of fluids and electrolytes, and acute pain management.


Spring 2017

Advanced Health Assessment and Clinical Reasoning in Primary Health Care: A Review for Nurse Practitioners

This 6-week online course for NPs offers a focused review of advanced nursing practice utilizing the Canadian Nurse Practitioner Core Competency Framework (Canadian Nurses Association, 2010) as the underlying framework. A particular emphasis will be placed on the advanced clinical reasoning and decision‐making skills required to accurately assess and diagnose clients typically seen in a primary health care setting across the lifespan.

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