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NSPN 7740 - Introduction to Sexual Health Rehabilitation 1

Nursing Specialty Perinatal Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

Course Details

This is course one of a two part introductory course of human sexuality in the context of a health care practice and sexual health rehabilitation. Two stand-alone 3-credit courses are available, of which Course #1 is a required prerequisite for Course #2. This course will cover the interplay between physiological, psychological and social contexts of sexuality and sexual function as well as exploring the health care professional’s personal values and beliefs around sexuality. Sexual issues stemming from medical, surgical and psychiatric illnesses will be introduced, with a focus on chronic illness and disability.

Prerequisite(s)

Registered Nurses & Allied Health Registrants must have a diploma or degree in a health profession or discipline, which may include (Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Medical interns or residents, Physicians, Kinesthesiologists, Massage therapists, Midwives, Occupational therapists, Physiotherapists, Psychologists, Social Workers). Undergraduate students may take the course with permission from BCIT.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$757.13

Spring/Summer 2014

Below are three offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2014 term.

CRN 61931

Mon Apr 07 - Fri Jun 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 07 - Jun 27 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$227.75

Notes

  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. This section is for industry sponsored students. Please contact the program assistant at 604-451-7102.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 61930

Mon Apr 14 - Fri Jul 04 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 14 - Jul 04 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$757.13

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 62893

Mon Apr 14 - Fri Jul 04 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 14 - Jul 04 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

Unknown

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This section is for sponsored students. Please contact the program assistant at 604-451-7102

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Examine his/her values and beliefs around sexuality and the myths and misconceptions in society.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of sexual response and biophysical models.
  • Describe typical changes to sexuality throughout the life cycle.
  • Analyze issues in sexual health care in the context of personal, cultural and societal beliefs and behaviours.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Professional boundaries and ethics in this area of patient care.
  • Utilize the PLISSIT model of intervention in promoting sexual health.
  • Introduction to the applicability of the Sexual Health Framework.
  • Identify how and when to refer to appropriate resouces.
  • Analyze ongoing learning needs through journaling, discussion group work, modules, and instructor feedback.

Related Programs

NSPN 7740 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

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

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