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Emergency Nursing Theory 2 NSER 7210

Nursing Specialty Emergency Part-time Studies Course

Course details

This course builds on concepts presented in Theory 1 such as critical thinking, assessment, and level of urgency. Students are given opportunities to work individually and collaboratively through complex emergency patient presentations, identifying concepts key to emergency nursing. Pathophysiology, assessment, and decision making related to shock, pediatrics, mental health, substance use, acute coronary syndrome, and cardiac arrest will be explored. Students 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 two offerings of NSER 7210 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 58331

Duration

Mon Apr 04 - Fri Jun 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 58331
  • $1166.65
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 04 - Jun 24 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Ian Fingler

Course outline

View

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 course is for practising registered nurses. On-line format, textbooks can be purchased from the BCIT bookstore. For approval please contact the program assistant 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.

CRN 59009

Duration

Mon Apr 04 - Fri Jun 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 59009
  • $587.85
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 04 - Jun 24 N/A N/A Distance
Instructor

Ian Fingler

Course outline

View

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. Department approval required for registration into this challenge section. Please contact the program assistant 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 7210 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 36429

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Nov 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 36429
  • $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. This course is for practising registered nurses. On-line format, textbooks can be purchased from the BCIT bookstore. For approval to register 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)

CRN 38524

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Nov 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 38524
  • $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. Program approval required for registration into this challenge section. Please contact the Program Head or Program Assistant at 604-451-7094.
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:

  • Relate theories of determinants of health to assessment of patients presenting with substance misuse, domestic violence, child abuse, and acute mental illness.
  • Apply health promotion and harm reduction strategies to patients presenting with a history of substance misuse and domestic violence.
  • Reflect on your personal values and beliefs related to caring for emergency patients presenting with a history of substance misuse, mental illness, child abuse, and domestic violence.
  • Describe how to effectively support and communicate with other team members, patients, and families during complex situations.
  • Explain the importance of understanding the phenomenological or “lived experience” of patients from special populations and their families impacts emergency nursing care.
  • Apply the components of the systematic emergency nursing assessment framework to a variety of emergent and complex patient presentations.
  • Apply the concepts of oxygen supply and demand framework to a variety of emergent and complex patient presentations.
  • Determine the level of urgency and prioritize care for complex emergency presentations.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of appropriate pharmacological interventions for complex emergency patient presentations.
  • Apply knowledge of anatomy and the underlying pathophysiology to complex emergency presentations, including: special populations (pediatric, geriatric, mental health), various shock types, and respiratory, cardiac, and neurological emergencies.
  • Interpret a variety of 12-lead ECGs and determine the clinical significance and underlying pathophysiology of the findings.
  • Outline the indications for, steps of, and pharmacological considerations for Rapid Sequence Intubation (RSI).
  • Apply the components of the Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) treatment algorithms to applicable patient presentations.
  • Contrast the contexts of urban and rural ED practice environments.
  • Outline the components of the emergency mental health assessment and expected management of a variety of mental health emergencies.
  • Use clinical reasoning to identify and manage actual and potential health-related problems for emergent and complex emergency patients.

Effective as of Fall 2019

Related Programs

Emergency Nursing Theory 2 (NSER 7210) 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. Specialty Nursing (Emergency - Combined Emergency/Critical Care Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time/Distance & Online Learning
  5. Specialty Nursing (Emergency - Standard Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time/Distance & Online Learning

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