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Clinical Preceptorship in Neonatal Nursing NSNE 7900

Nursing Specialty Neonatal Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

​ This two-week clinical course provides the opportunity to engage in clinical learning that is tailored to the student’s individual needs. Using a preceptorship model in an NICU, students will have an opportunity to build upon prior clinical experiences of caring for infants with common health challenges. The following key areas of practice will be used to guide clinical learning: Comprehensive Assessment, Clinical Judgement and Decision- Making, Integration of Theory to Practice, Reflective Practice, Collaboration, Professionalism, and Communication .


  • S in NSNE 7300
  • RN practicing licensure in a provincial/territorial college of Registered Nurses





Course offerings

Fall 2023

Below is one offering of NSNE 7900 for the Fall 2023 term.

CRN 31844


Tue Sep 05 - Fri Nov 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 31844
  • $926.12
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 05 - Nov 24 N/A N/A Other

Annie Silveira

Course outline




Important information
  1. Clinical lab format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This clinical course provides the opportunity to engage in clinical learning that is tailored to the student’s individual needs. Your 72 clinical hours (6 x 12 hour shifts) will take place over a period within the term. Students must be available for clinical placement at any time within the term dates. Current NRP and CPR is required. Contact the Program Assistant at for the application. Please note: Clinical courses are non-refundable.

In Progress

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Learning Outcomes

As a healthcare practitioner, you are expected to follow professional standards of practice throughout all SN programs and courses. In this course, you will have opportunities to use the processes of critical thinking, systematic inquiry, communication, collaboration, leadership, professionalism, and clinical decision-making. Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Demonstrate safe and competent nursing care in the seven Key Areas of Practice: comprehensive assessment, clinical judgement and decision making, integration of theory to practice, reflective practice, collaboration, professionalism, and communication.
  • Consistently perform a comprehensive assessment of an infant in the acute setting independently.
  • Consistently demonstrate clinical decision-making skills using the Situated Clinical Decision Making Framework to plan care for infants and their families independently.
  • Develop and utilize systematic inquiry in order to make clinical judgments within the context of caring for infants experiencing health challenges.
  • Develop and use critical thinking skills to reflect on your own practice and learning.
  • Effectively plan individualized nursing care for infants and their families, integrating theoretical knowledge in the practice areas of growth and development: medication administration, thermal management, nutrition, infection control, pathophysiology, and developmentally supportive and family-centered care independently.
  • Develop and use collaborative interpersonal communication skills to establish partnerships with infants, families, and the health care team.
  • Demonstrate accurate and timely documentation of nursing care.
  • Practice in accordance with the BCCNM Professional and Practice Standards for Registered Nurses.
  • Recognize learning needs and develop action plans for achieving success in personal development using reflective practice.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2023

Related Programs

Clinical Preceptorship in Neonatal Nursing (NSNE 7900) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Neonatal Nursing Specialty
    Advanced Certificate Part-time
  2. Specialty Nursing (Neonatal)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time


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