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Contraceptive Management in Reproductive Health for BCCNM Certification NSPN 7720

Nursing Specialty Perinatal Part-time Studies Course

Course details

​This 6 week online self-paced, course is for Registered Nurses (RNs) and Registered Midwives (RMs) who are seeking competencies for Contraceptive Management Certified Practice. Students will be provided with the minimum requirements for safe assessment, provision and management of Combined Hormonal Contraception (CHC) and Progestin only Hormonal Contraception. (POC). It is recommended that learners spend an average of 4 – 6 hours per week of study time. Students will become competent in the certified practice realm of Contraceptive Management (CM) as mandated by the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives Registered Nurses (BCCNM)). Registered Nurses: Upon completion of the course nurses will write an Exit Evaluation and if successful, will apply to be placed on the BCCNM Certified Practices Register and be eligible to use the certified practice designation. Registered Midwives: Upon completion of the course, midwives will write an Exit Evaluation and if successful, will apply to be placed on the BCCNM Specialized Skill Register. BCCNM/NNPBC-approved CM Decision Support Tools (DSTs) are supported by the World Health Organization & US CDC Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use. For full information on BCCNM certified practice please visit www.bccnm.ca/RN/CertifiedPractice/Pages/Default.aspx

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

2.0

Cost

$186.41 - $599.68 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below are six offerings of NSPN 7720 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 37479

Duration

Mon Oct 24 - Sun Dec 04 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 37479
  • $599.68
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 24 - Dec 04 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Nicole Pasquino

Course outline

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Cost

$599.68

Important information
  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.
  3. There is one textbook to be purchased from the Bookstore - www.bcitbookstore.ca/distance/.
Status

CRN 39403

Duration

Mon Oct 24 - Sun Dec 04 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 39403
  • $186.41
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 24 - Dec 04 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Nicole Pasquino

Course outline

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Cost

$186.41

Important information
  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  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. This re-registration section is for students requiring an extension to complete their course from the previous term. Re-registration is a one time only option. Students must have approval from instructor, then contact Program Assistant for approval to register at zoe_lei@bcit.ca.
Status

CRN 48114

Duration

Mon Oct 24 - Sun Dec 04 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 48114
  • $304.48
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 24 - Dec 04 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Nicole Pasquino

Course outline

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Cost

$304.48

Important information
  1. Available for exam challenge only.
  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. This challenge course is for students who have special approval from BCCNM and have not been registered in BC before. Please contact the Program Coordinator, Nicole Pasquino at npasquino@bcit.ca for approval to register.
Status

CRN 36966

Duration

Mon Sep 12 - Sun Oct 23 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 36966
  • $599.68
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Oct 23 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Nicole Pasquino

Course outline

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Cost

$599.68

Important information
  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.
  3. There is one textbook to be purchased from the Bookstore - www.bcitbookstore.ca/distance/.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 39298

Duration

Mon Sep 12 - Sun Oct 23 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 39298
  • $186.41
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Oct 23 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Nicole Pasquino

Course outline

View

Cost

$186.41

Important information
  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  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. This re-registration section is for students who were unable to complete in the previous term. Re-registration is a one-time option. Students must contact Nicole Pasquino at npasquino@bcit.ca for approval.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 45460

Duration

Mon Sep 12 - Sun Oct 23 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 45460
  • $304.48
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Oct 23 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Nicole Pasquino

Course outline

View

Cost

$304.48

Important information
  1. Available for exam challenge only.
  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. This challenge course is for students who have special approval from BCCNM and have not been registered in BC before. Please contact the Program Coordinator, Nicole Pasquino at npasquino@bcit.ca for approval to register.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings 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, learners will have opportunities to use the processes of critical thinking, systematic inquiry, communication, collaboration, leadership and professionalism. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of current relevant legislation that allows Certified Registered Nurses and Registered Midwives to provide contraception management.
  • Develop a comprehensive sexual health assessment framework with a primary focus on socio­economic determinants of health.
  • Apply the knowledge of reproductive health to the practice of contraceptive management.
  • Assess, analyze and refer clients with sexually transmitted infections to the appropriate Primary Health Care Provider.
  • Identify types of contraceptive methods including indications, contraindications and mechanism of action.
  • Analyze issues related to reproductive health and contraceptive management using systematic inquiry and critical reflection.
  • Provide sexual health promotion, counselling and client education through collaborative relationships with Certified Registered Nurses, Clinicians and Primary Health Care Providers.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of administrative strategies for contraceptive management.

Effective as of Fall 2019

Related Programs

Contraceptive Management in Reproductive Health for BCCNM Certification (NSPN 7720) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Pediatric Nursing Specialty (Standard Option)
    Advanced Certificate Part-time
  2. Perinatal Nursing Specialty (Standard Option)
    Advanced Certificate Part-time
  3. Specialty Nursing (Pediatric - Standard Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time
  4. Specialty Nursing (Perinatal - Standard Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time

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