Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing

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Review of Health Assessment Across the Lifespan

April 13, 2019
Delivery Format: In-Class

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.


Chronic Disease and Symptom Optimization in the Care of the Older Adult: A Course for Nurse Practitioners and Advanced Practice Nurses

April 13 – 14, 2019
Delivery Format: In-Class or Via Live webcast

This two day course, designed by nurse practitioners specialized in the field of geriatric care, is a companion course to Excelling in the Care of the Older Adult. You will further enhance your skill and knowledge in geriatric care, through an in depth focus on special topics such as end of life care, deprescribing, and controlled drug and substance use.


Nurse Practitioner as Most Responsible Provider

April 27, 2019
Delivery Format: In-Class or Via Live webcast

This interactive one day course will focus on the current state and role of the Nurse Practitioner (NP) as Most Responsible Provider (MRP). NP leaders from varied settings will address the challenges and opportunities in the implementation the MRP role and strategies for sustainability and evaluation.


NCLEX-RN Exam Prep Course – Designed for Canadian Writers

May 2-3, 2019
Delivery Format: In-Class or Via Live webcast

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.


The Foundations and Scholarship of Clinical Teaching

June 3-4, 2019
Delivery Format: In-Class or Via Live webcast

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.


Pressure Injuries and Complex Surgical Wounds: An Advanced Practice Course

June 14-15, 2019
Delivery Format: In-Class

Based on the latest standards of care, this course will focus on the diagnosis and treatment of pressure injuries and surgical wounds. Nurse Practitioners, Advanced Practice Nurses, and Registered Nurses working with clients at risk or who have pressure injuries will learn advanced technical skills in wound management as well as gain an understanding of the latest technologies in wound healing.


NP-Primary Health Care: Nurse Practitioner Exam Prep Course

August 2019
2 day course
Delivery Format: In-Class or Via Live webcast

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.


OSCE Simulations for Nurse Practitioners – A Preparatory Course

September 7, 2019
Delivery Format: Hybrid: Online and 1 day in-class

This course will assist Nurse Practitioners to prepare and build confidence for participation in an OSCE (Objective Standardized Comprehensive Evaluation). Participants will learn how to effectively demonstrate and communicate their ability to conduct a focused history and physical examination, make a diagnosis, and communicate a therapeutic plan of care.


Advanced Skills for Progressive and Life-Limiting Illness Conversations

Fall 2019
1 day course
Delivery Format: In-Class

This workshop will focus on developing advanced skills for facilitating conversations associated with progressive and advanced disease transitions. Emphasis will be placed on principles of effective communication and shared decision making, mitigating conflict and managing high emotional states, and strategies for sharing bad news and conducting serious illness conversations. The workshop will address both the perspective of the client and family, and the health care professional.


Excelling in the Care of the Older Adult: A Course for Nurse Practitioners and Advanced Practice Nurses

Fall 2019
2 day course
Delivery Format: In-Class or Via Live webcast

Expert knowledge and the provision of skilful care for the older adult have become essential components of practice in both acute and primary care. This two day course, designed by nurse practitioners specialized in the field of geriatric care, will increase your confidence and improve the depth and breadth of your knowledge in geriatric care.


Wound Management for Nurse Practitioners and Advanced Practice Nurses: A Best Practice Boot Camp on Lower Extremity Ulcers

Fall 2019
2 day course
Delivery Format: In-Class

This interactive two day course will provide Nurse Practitioners and Advanced Practice Nurses with up-to-date practices in wound management, focusing on the management of lower extremity ulcers and diabetic foot ulcers. The course will equip NPs and APNs with the knowledge and skill to effectively assess, diagnose and manage lower extremity wounds. Interactive simulation lab sessions will focus on physical assessment, diagnostic reasoning, selection and use of wound treatments; and advanced wound management techniques.


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

Fall 2019
1 day course
Delivery Format: In-Class

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.


Conquering Challenging Workplace Conversations

Fall 2019
1 day course
Delivery Format: In-Class

This one-day interactive workshop is designed to build the skill and confidence of healthcare leaders to effectively manage critical workplace conversations. The workshop will provide participants with knowledge, tools and strategies for understanding how conflict begins, when and how to have a difficult conversation, managing group dynamics, and how to control nerves and anxieties in uncomfortable circumstances.


Wound Management for Nurse Practitioners and Advanced Practice Nurses: A Best Practice Boot Camp on Lower Extremity Ulcers

Fall 2019
2 day course
Delivery Format: In-Class

This interactive two day course will provide Nurse Practitioners and Advanced Practice Nurses with up-to-date practices in wound management, focusing on the management of lower extremity ulcers and diabetic foot ulcers. The course will equip NPs and APNs with the knowledge and skill to effectively assess, diagnose and manage lower extremity wounds. Interactive simulation lab sessions will focus on physical assessment, diagnostic reasoning, selection and use of wound treatments; and advanced wound management techniques.


National Institute on Nursing Informatics

Winter 2020
2 day course
Delivery Format: In-Class or Via Live webcast

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 2 day onsite institute will focus on key issues and challenges related to informatics in practice, administration, research and education.


PeriAnaesthesia Review Course

Winter 2020
1 day course
Delivery Format: In-Class or Via Live webcast

This one day course will cover essential competencies in the care of the perianesthesia patient. The Canadian Nurses Association’s (CNA) Blueprint for Perianesthesia Nursing Practice is the framework used for the content review. The course will include best practices and current evidence related to assessment, care planning and management across all phases of the perianesthesia experience (pre-operative, intra-operative and post-operative).


Writing for Publication: A Course for Novice Authors

Spring 2020
1 day course
Delivery Format: In-Class

Writing for publication is an essential skill to support the dissemination of knowledge and innovation in nursing practice, research and education. This one day course will provide the novice nurse writer with the essential knowledge and tools to author a publication.

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