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Graduate Nurse With English As An Additional Language (GNEA)

This is a list of the Graduate Nurse With English As An Additional Language (GNEA) 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

GNEA 11042.5 Credits

Pharmacology

Students will learn the fundamental principles of pharmacology and will explore the use in their occupational roles, including relevant legislation, drug action, routes of administration, principles of medication administration, and calculation of dosages for drugs used for common health problems in Canada. They will become familiar with the generic and trade names of drugs prescribed for common health challenges.

Co-requisites: GNEA 1106 and GNEA 1108

GNEA 11075 Credits
(Formerly GNEA 1106)

Nursing Experience 1: Medicine

Students will integrate knowledge of Canadian nursing standards and nursing competencies in an adult acute care unit. They will research patient information, critically analyze the information, formulate plans of care, set appropriate priorities, and provide nursing care for two patients. Students will develop professional caring relationships with patients and effective working relationships with peers and the health care team. They will participate in post conferences to discuss self, theory and practice.

Prerequisites: Current CPR Level C, TB screen, Immunizations consistent with requirements of clinical agencies, Criminal Records Search within 6 months prior to enrolling in GNEA 1107

Co-requisites: GNEA 1104 and GNEA 1108

GNEA 11088.5 Credits

Nursing Theory 1

Students will explore the fundamental concepts of nursing in the Canadian setting. They will have opportunities to acquire new psychomotor skills and to practice previously learned psychomotor skills consistent with the scope of registered nursing practice in acute, sub-acute, and long-term care settings in Canada.

Co-requisites: GNEA 1104 and GNEA 1107

GNEA 12041 Credits

Canadian Culture and the Health Care Environment

Students will examine social epidemiology, health seeking behaviour, and the health care delivery system in Canada. They will explore public and professional values and expectations related to health care.

Prerequisites: GNEA 1108 and GNEA 1104 and GNEA 1107

Co-requisites: GNEA 1208 and GNEA 1207 and GNEA 1217

GNEA 12075 Credits
(Formerly GNEA 1206)

Nursing Experience II: Surgery

Students will apply nursing theory and practice nursing skills in an adult acute-care unit. They will research patient information, critically analyze the information, formulate plans of care, set appropriate priorities, and provide nursing care for up to four patients. Students will develop professional caring relationships with patients and effective working relationships with peers and the health care team. They will participate in post conferences to discuss self, theory and practice.

Prerequisites: GNEA 1104 and [GNEA 1106 or GNEA 1107] and GNEA 1108

Co-requisites: GNEA 1204 and GNEA 1208

GNEA 12086 Credits

Nursing Theory II

Students will examine ethical, legal, and professional issues and standards of nursing practice in depth. They will apply their knowledge of anatomy and physiology to the principles of illness and injury. Students will apply these principles to medical and surgical health issues in a simulated situation.

Prerequisites: GNEA 1104 and [GNEA 1106 or GNEA 1107] and GNEA 1108

Co-requisites: GNEA 1204 and GNEA 1207 and GNEA 1217

GNEA 12175 Credits
(Formerly GNEA 1216)

Nursing Experience 3: Practicum

Students will integrate knowledge and skills in the care of adults in acute hospital settings. They will gradually assume responsibility for an increased patient assignment and will function with increasing independence.

Prerequisites: GNEA 1104 and [GNEA 1106 or GNEA 1107] and GNEA 1108 and [GNEA 1206 or GNEA 1207]

Co-requisites: GNEA 1204 and GNEA 1208

GNEA 13084 Credits

Nursing Theory 3

Students will review theory required for the nursing registration examination with an emphasis on maternal, child and family, and mental health nursing. They will be introduced to the basic concepts of community health.

Prerequisites: GNEA 1204 and [GNEA 1206 or GNEA 1207] and GNEA 1208 and [GNEA 1216 or GNEA 1217]

Co-requisites: GNEA 1316 and GNEA 1318

GNEA 13163 Credits

Nursing Experience 4

Students will integrate their learning from all facets of the Graduate Nurse English as Additional Language (GNEAL program, while working in an acute care setting. They will develop increased competence and leadership skills as a practicing nurse in preparation for their role as a Registered Nurse.

Co-requisites: GNEA 1308 and GNEA 1318

GNEA 13184.5 Credits

Nursing Theory 4

Students will integrate nursing knowledge in preparation for the Canadian Registration Nurse Exam. They will explore and apply theory related to Community Health.

Prerequisites: GNEA 1204 and [GNEA 1206 or GNEA 1207] and GNEA 1208 and [GNEA 1216 or GNEA 1217]

Co-requisites: GNEA 1308 and GNEA 1316

Last Updated: 14-Jun-2016