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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

Credits

2.0

Cost

$182.69 - $587.85 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2022

Below are three offerings of NSPN 7720 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 59658

Duration

Mon May 16 - Sun Jun 26 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 59658
  • $587.85
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 16 - Jun 26 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Nicole Pasquino

Course outline

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Cost

$587.85

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. This course is online learning with one textbook to be purchased from the bookstore. Students will receive a course information email approximately one month prior to course start.
Status

In Progress

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

CRN 59962

Duration

Mon May 16 - Sun Jun 26 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 59962
  • $182.69
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 16 - Jun 26 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Nicole Pasquino

Course outline

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Cost

$182.69

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 is a re-registration section for students who were unable to complete in the previous term. This is a one time only option. Students must have email approval from instructor then forward to the Program Assistant at zoe_lei@bcit.ca for registration approval.
Status

In Progress

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

CRN 66259

Duration

Mon May 16 - Sun Jun 26 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 66259
  • $298.44
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 16 - Jun 26 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Nicole Pasquino

Course outline

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Cost

$298.44

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 BCCNP and have not been registered in BC before. Please contact the Program Coordinator for more information and approval at npasquino@bcit.ca.
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, 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/Distance & Online Learning
  2. Perinatal Nursing Specialty (Standard Option)
    Advanced Certificate Part-time/Distance & Online Learning
  3. Specialty Nursing (Pediatric - Standard Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time/Distance & Online Learning
  4. Specialty Nursing (Perinatal - Standard Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time/Distance & Online Learning

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