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Advanced Concepts in Neonatal Nursing NSNE 7940

Nursing Specialty Neonatal Course

Course details

This course builds upon the concepts presented in NSNE 7100, 7200, 7300, 7900, and 7911. This course is offered over twelve weeks of guided independent study. A case-study format will be used to address the care of infants experiencing life-threatening health challenges, including aspiration, persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn, sepsis, multiorgan dysfunction, abdominal wall defects, hydrops, congenital diaphragmatic hernia, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy and extremely low birth weight. Treatment modalities such as venous and arterial access, various modes of invasive respiratory support, pharmacological support, and blood products are examined using a developmentally supportive and family-centered care approach.

Prerequisite(s)

  • 75% in NSNE 7911
  • RN practicing licensure in a provincial/territorial college of Registered Nurses

Credits

3.0

Cost

$274.98 - $894.86 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below are two offerings of NSNE 7940 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 41397

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Fri Mar 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 41397
  • $894.86
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 24 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Anita Tumeh

Course outline

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Cost

$894.86

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  4. Approval is required for this online theory course. Contact the Program Head at celiades1@bcit.ca. Course delivery is online. Contact the BCIT Bookstore to order the course textbook.
Status

In Progress

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

CRN 41457

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Fri Mar 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 41457
  • $274.98
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 24 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Anita Tumeh

Course outline

View

Cost

$274.98

Important information
  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This course section is for students who require a course extension to complete their course from the previous term. Re-registration is a one-time option only.
Status

In Progress

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

Learning Outcomes

As licensed health care practitioners, all learners will practice in accordance with professional standards of practice throughout the course. In this course, you will have opportunities to use the processes of critical thinking, systematic inquiry, communication, collaboration, leadership, and professionalism.

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

  • Identify the life-threatening health challenges that can lead to multiorgan dysfunction syndrome in infants.
  • Determine appropriate methods of invasive respiratory support.
  • Identify appropriate treatment options when caring for infants with life-threatening health challenges.
  • Apply the principles of developmentally supportive and family-centred care within the context of caring for infants with life-threatening health challenges.
  • Identify and examine pharmacological and non-pharmacological agents commonly used to treat critically ill infants.
  • Demonstrate safe and competent nursing care of infants experiencing life-threatening health challenges and various modes of invasive respiratory support.
  • Demonstrate accurate and timely documentation of nursing care.
  • Practice in accordance with Professional Standards for Registered Nurses.

Effective as of Winter 2022

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