Surgical Care - General Surgery
The NP possesses a Master's degree in nursing from an approved Nurse Practitioner program in accordance to the College of Nurses of Ontario. The NP demonstrates a comprehensive knowledge base in a General Surgery area exhibiting a high degree of clinical competence in caring for Surgical patient groups with acute and specialized healthcare needs.
The NP scope of practice incorporates the skills and knowledge from the disciplines of nursing and medicine. Working in collaboration with a physician or group of physicians, the NP manages, directs and provides comprehensive care for a select patient population in a collaborative interdisciplinary team environment. The NP provides comprehensive patient care using advanced assessment skills and a sound knowledge of clinical therapeutics and provides indirect patient care services to support patient care, promote professional education, and advance knowledge through research and scholarly activities.
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