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This practice experience will introduce learners to community care settings and an opportunity to apply and adapt knowledge gained in Level A within a continuum of care for clients across the lifespan. Learners may gain experience through simulation and in a variety of community and residential care agencies and settings

Credits:
2.0

This practice experience provides learners with the opportunity to integrate theory from all courses into the role of the Practical Nurse in the acute care setting and other practice areas as appropriate.  Learners will focus on clients with exacerbations of chronic illness and/or acute illness across the lifespan and will consolidate knowledge...

Credits:
6.0

Transition to Preceptorship will prepare the learner for the final practice experience.  simulation experiences and self-directed learning will provide the learner with increased competence and confidence in their final practice experience

Credits:
1.0

This this final practice experience provides an opportunity for learners to demonstrate integration and consolidation of knowledge, skills, and abilities within the realities of the workplace, and become practice ready. 

Note: This experience may occur through a variety of practice experience models, including the preceptorship model,...

Credits:
6.0

This course is an introduction to the study of Political Science. We will study political concepts such as power, democracy and “politics” itself. We will trace history of political science and study the contributions of political philosophers from the ancient Greeks to the modern era. We will examine the political spectrum and the range of...

Credits:
3.0

In this course, we will study the Canadian political landscape and system. We will examine structures of the system including the Constitution, the electoral system, and Legislative procedures. As well, we will study the current Canadian political landscape including parties, recent election results and ongoing political issues. (3,0,0)

Credits:
3.0

An introduction to the study of international politics. We will examine the existing international political system through the study of such topics as alliance systems, diplomacy, international norms and methods of negotiation. We will analyze many security issues in the world today including warfare, arms buildup and control, weapons of mass...

Credits:
3.0

This course continues the examination of international relations. We will discuss the international economic system, global economic development, currencies and trade. As well, we will study many international relations issues including population growth, environmental problems such as ozone depletion and global warming, disparities of wealth...

Credits:
3.0

Creating a well-organized, comprehensive portfolio is an in-depth process. Students will be granted credit for past and current personal knowledge, skills, and abilities. As part of the learning process, students must document/present these experiences and tailor them toward a specific purpose.

Credits:
4

Today, there are no shortages of opportunities for skilled salespeople. In good times or bad, companies never stop looking for sales representatives that can help them meet their financial goals. If you’ve always dreamed of becoming successful in sales, this course is exactly what you need. You’ll learn how to turn prospects into buyers, how to...

Times:
  • Online at www.ed2go.com/nwcc

In this six-week course, an experienced Project Management Professional will help you master the essentials of project management. You'll become an indispensable member of your project team by discovering and mastering the critical concepts you need to plan, implement, control and close any type of project. If you're organized, perceptive,...

Times:
  • Self-paced

This course surveys models and theories relevant to the various sub-areas of psychology by examining the research psychologists have done and are doing. Specific topics this semester include perspectives and methods, biology of behaviour, human development, sensation, perception, consciousness, and conditioning and learning. The classes include...

Credits:
3.0

Continuation of PSYC 101. The classes include lectures, structured experiences, discussions and audiovisual presentations aimed at familiarizing the students with current psychological views. The specific topics this semester are: memory, cognition, motivation, emotion, stress, personality, psychopathology, therapy and social psychology. (3,0,0...

Credits:
3.0

If you would like to gain some insight into your own history and want to know more about what your life will be like as you grow through the adult years, the study of life-span development will be of interest to you. This is the first half of a two-semester second year elective course in psychology. Following an introduction to methods and...

Credits:
3.0

In this term the topics included are adolescence, early, middle and late adulthood. Each of these topics is viewed from a physical, cognitive and psychosocial point of view. The focus is on the normal process of growing but potential developmental problems will be reviewed. Classes consist of lectures, discussions, audiovisual presentations and...

Credits:
3.0

This course introduces students to the psychology of gender, gender differences and differences in the experiences and behaviours of males and females.

Credits:
3.0

This course surveys topics related to the effects of drugs on behaviour and chemical addiction. Specific topics will include neurological effects of drugs, the causes and circumstances of addiction and the prevention and treatment of addiction. Classes of drugs studied will include alcohol, marijuana, stimulants, opiates, tranquilizer, nicotine...

Credits:
3.0

This course introduces students to the psychology of health. Topics include health related behaviours like eating habits, smoking and drug use, the effects of stressful events on health, various methods of coping with stress, the impact of chronic illness on the family, and the role of social support systems. In addition, issues such as the...

Credits:
3.0

The most influential psychotherapies will be introduced with particular emphasis on behavioural and cognitive interventions. Issues of evidence based counseling, multicultural counseling, and legal-ethical obligations will also be introduced.

Credits:
3.0

An introduction to basic research methods in psychology or the social sciences. Emphasis will be on the procedures and underlying logic of scientific inquiry. Topics include hypothesis testing, behavioural or psychological measurement, experimental and quasi-experimental designs, survey research, the relative advantages and limitations of...

Credits:
3.0

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