Applicants to the MN program are advised that revisions have been proposed to the MN practicum, MN Nurse Practitioner, and Post MN Nurse Practitioner Graduate Diploma Options.
These changes include one additional course in the practicum option, and changes to courses in the other options. The website will be updated with the revised program information in mid Winter 2016 once final approvals have been obtained. The changes will be in effect for students who begin their studies in September 2016.
The Practicum option of Memorial University's Master of Nursing (MN) program offers a unique and practical learning opportunity for students, many of whom are employed as nurse educators, staff nurses, and nurse managers.
Students draw from real situations to identify issues, which form the basis of their practicum projects.
Throughout the program students develop a thorough knowledge base needed to implement and evaluate evidence-based practice. During their course work and practicum prjects, they learn to integrate and synthesize philosophical perspectives, theories, research and skills.
The Master of Nursing (MN) program prepares nurses at an advanced level to provide leadership in nursing.
The MN program is based on the belief that advanced practice in nursing requires graduate level preparation that provides students with the opportunity to both broaden and deepen their knowledge and competencies in nursing.
The advanced practioner uses critical thinking, has a well-developed knowledge base, and demonstrates advanced skills in an area of nursing. Advanced nursing practice skills are developed through the testing of selected nursing interventions, implementation of research findings, and the analysis and critique of theoretical work.
Graduates of the program will be able to:
The curriculum fosters the interrelatedness of knowledge and practice, and includes:
Read about eligibility criteria