Sessional Instructor - Faculty of Nursing (Summer 2018)
University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, PE, Canada
11d ago

The Faculty of Nursing, University of Prince Edward Island has a sessional teaching opportunity in NURS 6150 : Advanced Health Assessment, for Summer 2018 semester (May 15, 2018 August 17, 2018).

This position is subject to budgetary approval.

NURS 6150 - Advanced Health Assessment :

With a focus on detailed history taking, interpretation, synthesis, diagnostic differentiation and formulation, and documentation of clinical findings, this course enhances and refines the student’s clinical, theoretical, and scientific knowledge base related to health assessment.

Aspects of diagnostic reasoning will be investigated, critically reviewed, and applied to clinical case studies across the lifespan.

  • Elements of advanced client assessment including physical and mental status; psychosocial, family, community, cultural, and diversity factors;
  • the implications of social determinants of health; and risk appraisal will be addressed in terms of their impact upon a client’s health status.

    Approaches to effective written and verbal communication of findings and diagnostic reasoning will feature prominently in this course.

    Lecture : 3 hours per week

    Qualifications :

    Applicants must have a Master’s Degree in Nursing with endorsement of Primary Health Care NP or Family / All Ages certification.

    Doctoral preparation is preferred. Practicing Nurse Practitioners, with at least 3 years’ experience, are welcome to apply.

    Previous experience in teaching is an asset.

    Preference will be given to qualified candidates with seniority on the UPEI Sessional Roster, and to those with experience in teaching university level courses.

    Application Instructions :

    Curriculum vitae and names of three referees should be sent to :

    Faculty of Nursing

    University of Prince Edward Island

    550 University Avenue

    Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3

    Email : gjiwani upei.ca

    In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

    UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

    Closing date for applications is March 8, 2018

    UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.

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