Graduate Nurse Qualifying (GNQU)
This is a list of the Graduate Nurse Qualifying (GNQU) courses available at KPU.
Enrolment in some sections of these courses is restricted to students in particular programs. See the Course Planner - kpu.ca/registration/timetables - for current information about individual courses.
For information about transfer of credit amongst institutions in B.C. and to see how individual courses transfer, go to the BC Transfer Guide bctransferguide.ca
Fundamentals of Mental Health Nursing
Students will recognize the effects of mental health challenges and will assess the bio-psychosocial, environmental, spiritual, cultural and economic influences that affect mental health. They will apply mental health nursing concepts based on the lived experience of the individual. Students will complete the self-paced modules online.
Mental Health Preceptorship
Students will be working with a preceptor in a mental health care setting. They will apply knowledge and skills necessary for caring for mental health clients.
Prerequisites: GNQU 1301
Fundamentals of Maternal-Child Nursing
Students will focus on competency-based theory and processes inherent in maternal/newborn nursing. They will learn to assess and plan care for Canadian childbearing families during pregnancy, labour, delivery, and early parenthood. Students will apply principles of health promotion, prevention, holistic assessment, primary health care, and the social determinants of health in their course work. Students will complete the self-paced modules on-line.
Maternal / Child Preceptorship
Students will be working with a preceptor in a maternal child setting. They will apply knowledge and skills necessary for caring for clients in maternal child settings.
Prerequisites: GNQU 1309
Fundamentals of Pediatric Nursing
Students will explore the role of the Canadian nurse in caring for children. They will study the effects of illness and treatment on the child and family within the contexts of the stages of growth and development. Students will complete the self-paced modules on-line.
Students will be working with a preceptor in a pediatric setting. They will apply knowledge and skills necessary for caring for pediatric client.
Prerequisites: GNQU 1321