NURS 520

Nursing Disciplinary Knowledge

Units: 1.5

Formerly: NURS 506

Explores philosophical discourses in the study of nursing, and introduces a philosophical framework that includes ontological, epistemological, and ethical knowledge for critique and expansion, including Indigenous perspectives. Emphasis is placed on paradigms of belief that inform and support innovation and creativity for human flourishing in advanced practice nursing.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of NURS 520, NURS 506, NURA 511, NURA 512.
  • NURS 520 is foundational to the MN program for all students and must be taken at the beginning of the program.

Graduate course in the Nursing 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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