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Emergency Nursing Theory 1 NSER 7110

Nursing Specialty Emergency 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

$599.68 - $1,190.05 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below are two offerings of NSER 7110 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 76297

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Fri Mar 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 76297
  • $1190.05
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 24 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Fairouz Jiwa

Course outline

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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. Required textbooks can be purchased from the BCIT bookstore.
Status

CRN 76335

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Fri Mar 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 76335
  • $599.68
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 24 N/A N/A Distance
Instructor

Fairouz Jiwa

Course outline

View

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

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

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