NURS 520

Philosophy for Advanced Practice Nursing

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.

Graduate course in the Nursing program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

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

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