Nursing (Primary Healthcare Nurse Practitioner) from Queen's University consists of coursework, clinical placements, integrated practicum, and systematic review. At you will be taught primarily through small in-person graduate seminars, clinical placements, and self-directed learning online. You will engage in a critical examination of theory and research, with application of your knowledge and skills related to pathophysiology, health assessment, diagnostics, therapeutics and the primary health care nurse practitioner role. You will engage early and continuously in clinical practice and research, and complete the program in 2 years. Successful completion of the program allows you to apply to complete the Canadian family/all-ages nurse practitioner licensure examination.
Current graduates from this program are eligible to apply for Extended Class registration as a Nurse Practitioner in Ontario.
Situated in an academic environment that embodies scholarship, graduates are well prepared for careers as leaders in clinical practice and education.
- Roles and Responsibilities
- Therapeutics - Primary Health Care
- Qualitative Methodology and Methods
- Theoretical Bases of Nursing Research
- Pathophysiology for Nurse Practitioners
- Advanced Health and Diagnosis
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesPublic Health Nursing Health Sciences View 251 other Masters in Health Sciences in Canada
- Undergraduate university degree in nursing from an accredited university with a minimum overall average equivalent to B (calculated over the core courses of the program).
- Two academic letters of reference (e.g. course professors in undergraduate program);
- Undergraduate courses in research methodology and statistics;
- Active registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario (International students cannot apply to this program unless they have active registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario in Canada)
- One clinical reference (eg. your manager or supervisor)
- Equivalent of two years of relevant full-time practice as a Registered Nurse within the past five years (minimum of 3640 hours).
- Completion of personal essay questions
- Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
- Copy of Curriculum Vitae (Resume)
International12927 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12927 CAD per year during 24 months.
National5773 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5773 CAD per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Kingston
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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