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NSPN 7250 - Fetal Health Surveillance

Nursing Specialty Perinatal Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

Course Details

Introduces fetal health assessment and electronic fetal monitoring. This one-day workshop delivered at BCIT is a prerequisite for Clinical 2. For more information, contact the Program Assistant.


75% in NSPN 7200





Fall 2016

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2016 term.

CRN 35583

Nov 08 1 Day

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Nov 08 Tue 08:00 - 16:00 BBY SW3 Rm. 2715


Reina Van Lagen

Course Outline




  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Department approval required. Please contact the program assistant at 604-451-7102. There is one textbook and one package of course handouts to be purchased from the bookstore. Students must read the entire textbook prior to class and bring both text and reading package to class. A course information email will be sent to students 2 to 3 weeks prior to class.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Understand the underlying physiology for each method of assessment.
  • Explain how the technologies work.
  • Understand the method of systematic assessment.
  • Identify the normal, atypical and abnormal findings.
  • Determine the appropriate interventions for atypical and abnormal findings.
  • Develop an understanding of the important principles of verbal communication and written documentation.
  • Define ongoing maintenance of competence.
  • Successfully complete 2 multiple choice quizzes.

Effective as of Winter 2012

Related Programs

NSPN 7250 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Perinatal Nursing Specialty (Perinatal - Perioperative Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Advanced Certificate
  2. Perinatal Nursing Specialty (Standard Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Advanced Certificate
  3. Specialty Nursing (Perinatal - Perioperative Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  4. Specialty Nursing (Perinatal - Standard Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing


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