NUNP 541

Advanced Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning Practice

Units: 1.5

An opportunity for 150 hours of practice experience through the application of theoretical knowledge required by advanced practice nurses, to assess individuals across the lifespan, families and communities. The focus is on the development of students' knowledge, skills and abilities related to the application of core nurse practitioner (NP) competencies of client care, quality improvement and research, leadership, and education. There will be two required onsite components in this course.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of NUNP 541, NUNP 533.
  • A student must pass both theory and practice corequisites to advance to the next set of corequisite theory and practice courses. If a student fails one corequisite course they may be required to complete both corequisites again the next time they are offered.
  • Students will be required to demonstrate knowledge and skills obtained in NUNP 531 and NUNP 532 upon enrolment in NUNP 540 and NUNP 541 if 12 months or more has lapsed between their completing these courses and enrolling in NUNP 540 and NUNP 541.



Grading: INC, COM, N, F.

Graduate course in the Nursing, Advanced Practice: Nurse Practitioner Option program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Fall 2018 Spring 2019 Summer 2019

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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