Nursing 1010 Foundations of Nursing I (Fall 2019)

This course is an introduction to the discipline of nursing. Students are introduced to the philosophy of primary health care and the framework for nursing at UPEI. Clinical experiences occur in community settings with well elderly clients. Students learn beginning skills in communication, assessment and psychomotor techniques through active involvement in classroom discussions, labs, and tutorials.

Course Instructor: 
List of Reserve Material: 

Gallant, M., Beaulieu, M., & Carnevale, F. (2002). Partnership: An analysis of the concept within the nurse-client relationship. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 40(2), 149-157.

Lindberg, J. B., Hunter, M. L., & Kruszewski, A. Z. (1998). Introduction to nursing: Concepts, issues and opportunities (pp. 91-111123-126). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott.

MacDonald, G. (1994). Time of challenge and change: History of the Prince Edward Island School of Nursing (pp 2-28). Charlottetown : Author.

Munro, M., Gallant, M., MacKinnon et al.(2000). The Prince Edward Island conceptual model of nursing: A nursing perspective of primary health careCanadian Journal of Nursing Research, 32 (1), 39-55.

Stewart, M. J. (2000). Framework based on primary health care principles. In M. Stewart (Ed.), Community nursing: Promoting Canadians’ health (pp. 58-70). Toronto: Saunders.

Zilm, G. (2009). The smart way: An introduction to writing for nurses (3rd ed.; Chapter 1(1-20), Chapter 2(26-42)). Philadelphia, PA: Mosby.



Pender, N. J., Murdaugh, C. L., & Parsons, M. A. (2006). Health promotion in nursing practice (pp. 50-55). (5th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc.

Pender, N. J., Murdaugh, C. L., & Parsons, M. A. (2006). Health promotion in nursing practice (5th ed.; pp. 126-136). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc. 

Parsons, R.D. (1995). The skills of helping. (pp. 133-144). Toronto: Allyn-Bacon.

Wright, L. & Leahey, M. (2013). Nurses and families: A guide to family assessment and intervention (6th ed.; pp. 51-150). Philadelphia, PA: F. A. Davis Company.


Materials Available from the Service Desk

Publication date: 2004, c2003.
  • Saskatchewan Association of Health Organizations.
  • Birdsong Communications Ltd.
  • RESERVES-HOURLY (Available)