You will examine how nursing has changed since you last worked as a
nurse. You will learn about new roles nurses have acquired, the role nurses play in the research process, the use of research in clinical decision making and the importance of continuing professional development in nursing. You will increase your knowledge of legal and ethical issues facing nurses today. You will review communications techniques and learn about conflict management and resolution. You will also increase your knowledge of leadership and inter-professional practice and the systems approach to patient safety.
Saskatchewan Polytechnic serves 27,000 distinct students through applied learning opportunities at campuses in Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon, and through extensive distance education opportunities. Programs serve every economic and public service sector. As a polytechnic, the organization provides the depth of learning appropriate to employer and student need, including certificate, diploma and degree programs, and apprenticeship training. Saskatchewan Polytechnic engages in applied research, drawing on faculty expertise to support innovation by employers, and providing students the opportunity to develop critical thinking skills.