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Emergency Nursing Theory 1 NSER 7110

Nursing Specialty Emergency Part-time Studies Course

Course details

Introduces emergency nursing and focuses on client perspectives of care in emergency settings. Provides opportunities to explore the concept of partnership with clients, families, and health care professionals in a time limited, changing environment. Introduces emergency skills such as assessment, urgency determination, and diagnostic reasoning. Provides opportunities to work through common, less complex emergency client presentations in the form of case studies, identifying concepts key to emergency nursing. Emphasizes examination of pathophysiology, assessment and decision-making. Students are given opportunities to work both individually and collaboratively, and will be expected to participate in group activities throughout this course.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

4.0

Cost

$587.85 - $1,190.05 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2022

Below are three offerings of NSER 7110 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 66901

Duration

Mon Jun 06 - Mon Aug 22 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 66901
  • $1166.65
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 06 - Aug 22 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Jackie Kaese

Course outline

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Cost

$1166.65

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. This section is for UBCO students in the ED stream. Program approval is required. Please contact the program at mheskia@bcit.ca
Status

CRN 58330

Duration

Mon Apr 04 - Fri Jun 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 58330
  • $1166.65
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 04 - Jun 24 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Tatiana Rubalcava Vargas

Course outline

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Cost

$1166.65

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. Please contact the Program Assistant at mheskia@bcit.ca for approval. On-line course, textbooks can be purchased from the BCIT bookstore.
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 59023

Duration

Mon Apr 04 - Fri Jun 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 59023
  • $587.85
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 04 - Jun 24 N/A N/A Distance
Instructor

Tatiana Rubalcava Vargas

Course outline

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Cost

$587.85

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. Program approval is required for registration into this challenge section. Please contact program head at mheskia@bcit.ca
Status

In Progress

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

Fall 2022

Below are two offerings of NSER 7110 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 36426

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Nov 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 36426
  • $1190.05
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Nov 25 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$1190.05

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. Please contact the program assistant at mheskia@bcit.ca for approval to register. 75% in NSCC 7150 is a prerequisite to this course. Please ensure you have successfully completed NSCC 7150 prior to registering for NSER 7110. Online course, textbooks can be purchased from the BCIT bookstore.
Status

Sneak Preview

This section is only available for registration starting Wed May 25, 2022 at 9:00 am (PDT)

CRN 36506

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Nov 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 36506
  • $599.68
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Nov 25 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$599.68

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 section is for experienced ER nurses and requires program approval prior to registration. Please contact the program assistant at mheskia@bcit.ca.
Status

Sneak Preview

This section is only available for registration starting Wed May 25, 2022 at 9:00 am (PDT)

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 an understanding of the social, political, and historical context of ED practice environments.
  • Evaluate ethical dimensions of emergency nursing practice using a principle-based ethical framework as a guide.
  • Reflect on your personal values and beliefs related to caring for non-urgent and marginalized patients in the emergency department.
  • Relate the influence an emergency care environment has on the communication, collaboration, and partnership relationships for the nurse, patient, family, and health care team.
  • Explain the importance of understanding the phenomenological or “lived experience” of patients and their families and how this impacts emergency nursing care.
  • Apply the components of the systematic emergency nursing assessment framework to a variety of common acute and chronic patient presentations.
  • Apply the concepts of the oxygen supply and demand framework to a variety of common and chronic patient presentations.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the level of urgency and prioritization of care for emergency patients.
  • Apply knowledge of the anatomy and pathophysiology of major body systems to clinical findings in common emergency presentations.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of appropriate pharmacological interventions for non-complex emergency patient presentations.
  • Describe how to foster a collaborative partnership among nurses, patients, families, and other health care professionals within the context of an emergency setting.
  • Use clinical reasoning to identify and manage actual and potential health-related problems for non-complex adult emergency patients.
  • Interpret a variety of arterial blood gas (ABG) results and cardiac rhythms and determine the clinical significance and underlying pathophysiology of these findings.

Effective as of Fall 2019

Related Programs

Emergency Nursing Theory 1 (NSER 7110) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Emergency Nursing Specialty (Combined Emergency/Critical Care Option)
    Advanced Certificate Part-time/Distance & Online Learning
  2. Emergency Nursing Specialty (Pediatric Emergency Option)
    Advanced Certificate Part-time/Distance & Online Learning
  3. Emergency Nursing Specialty (Standard Option)
    Advanced Certificate Part-time/Distance & Online Learning
  4. Nursing
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Full-time
  5. Pediatric Emergency Nursing Specialty
    Advanced Certificate Part-time/Distance & Online Learning
  6. Specialty Nursing (Emergency - Combined Emergency/Critical Care Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time/Distance & Online Learning
  7. Specialty Nursing (Emergency - Standard Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time/Distance & Online Learning

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