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You will increase your knowledge of the therapeutic relationship using a variety of print and internet resources. You will study an overview of the therapeutic relationship and examine the process of communication and related therapeutic communication techniques. You will also explore responsive and action dimensions used in the therapeutic relationship.

Prerequisites: LPN, RN, or RPN


This course currently has no offerings.


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You will increase your knowledge of the Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) approach to counselling. The course will present an overview of the model, basic assumptions of cognitive behavioural therapy and examine key concepts. You will review the therapeutic process, the nurse’s role and application of the cognitive behavioural model.

Prerequisites: LPN/RN or RPN


This course currently has no offerings.

You will learn the physical, sensory, perceptual, cognitive, social, and personality stages of human growth and development from conception to death.

Additional costs: Text(s) and required materials
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 13, 2016 - November 3, 2016
Tue, Wed, Thu - 9:00-11:29 am
Registration deadline: September 6, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$525.00ReginaCRN: 201602-91
September 12, 2016 - February 24, 2017
Registration deadline: September 16, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$525.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201602-340
September 12, 2016 - December 9, 2016
Registration deadline: September 23, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$525.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201602-532
January 9, 2017 - April 28, 2017
Registration deadline: January 20, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$525.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201603-741
January 9, 2017 - June 23, 2017
Registration deadline: January 13, 2017
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$525.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201603-390
The course will focus on helping you increase your understanding of the diagnostic criteria, etiology, symptoms and interventions for mood disorders. You will use a variety of print and Internet resources to assist you in working with persons with mood disorders.

Prerequisites: LPN, RN or RPN


This course currently has no offerings.

You will enhance your knowledge of how to provide a more thorough psychosocial assessment in psychiatric-mental health nursing. Using a variety of print and Internet resources, you will review communication techniques and further develop your understanding of the assessment of a wide range of areas in mental status assessment (including affect, behaviour, cognitive functions, thought processes and culture, and spirituality).

Prerequisites: LPN, RN or RPN


Additional costs: Text(s)/manual
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 6, 2016 - October 31, 2016
Registration deadline: August 26, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$329.00OnlineCRN: 201602-808
January 9, 2017 - March 3, 2017
Registration deadline: December 23, 2016
Registration opens June 1, 2016
$329.00OnlineCRN: 201603-913
You will study psychotropic agents used in a variety of disorders. You will study major medication groups (including antidepressant agents, mood stabilizers, anxiety and sedative-hypnotic agents, antipsychotic agents and antiparkinsonian agents).

Prerequisites: LPN, RN or RPN


This course currently has no offerings.

The course will focus on increasing your understanding of the diagnostic criteria, etiology, symptoms and intervention for schizophrenia. You will use a variety of print and Internet resources to assist you in working with persons with schizophrenia and their families.

Prerequisites: LPN, RN or RPN


This course currently has no offerings.

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