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Emergency Nursing Theory 3 NSER 7410

Nursing Specialty Emergency Part-time Studies Course

Course details

An introduction to the care of critically ill patients, this course focuses on the knowledge, values, and beliefs central to the practice of nursing patients who experience life-threatening injuries. Throughout this course, students explore key concepts related to resuscitation including primary assessment and interventions and mechanism of injury. In addition, there is a strong focus on the needs of special populations. Pathophysiology, urgency determination, clinical reasoning, and patient assessment continue to be a focus for learning.

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 7410 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 59439

Duration

Mon Apr 04 - Fri Jun 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 59439
  • $1166.65
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 04 - Jun 24 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Ian Fingler

Course outline

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Cost

$1166.65

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. Online Course
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 64904

Duration

Mon Apr 04 - Fri Jun 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 64904
  • $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. Program approval required for course challenge please contact mheskia@bcit.ca
Status

In Progress and Full

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

Fall 2022

Below are two offerings of NSER 7410 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 36454

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Nov 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 36454
  • $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. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. Online Course, please contact the program assistant at 604-451-7094 if bridging in from the critical care program.
Status

Sneak Preview

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

CRN 36855

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Nov 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 36855
  • $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 requires program approval prior to registration. Please contact 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 the larger context of emergency settings to the social and political context of global issues including disasters, mass casualty situations, and epidemics.
  • Explain pre-hospital and intra-hospital decision making and the impact on emergency nursing and patient outcomes.
  • Apply key trauma concepts (mechanism of injury, trimodal distribution of death, the golden hour, and the trauma triad of death) to emergency care of trauma victims.
  • Describe how to effectively support and communicate during family witnessed resuscitation.
  • Explain the importance of understanding the phenomenological or “lived experience” of critically ill or injured patients and/or their families in crisis situations.
  • Apply the components of the systematic advanced emergency nursing assessment framework to a variety of critically ill and injured patient presentations.
  • Apply the concepts of oxygen supply and demand framework to a variety of critically ill and injured patient presentations.
  • Determine the level of urgency and prioritize care for complex emergency presentations in the context of trauma care.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of appropriate pharmacological interventions for critically ill or injured emergency patient presentations
  • Apply knowledge of anatomy and underlying pathophysiology to critically ill and injured patient presentations, including special populations such as pediatric and pregnant trauma victims.
  • Outline the general principles and management of advanced hemodynamic monitoring systems.
  • Interpret advanced hemodynamic and mechanical ventilation assessment data and apply it to the management of critically ill and injured patients.
  • Outline the general principles and management of mechanical ventilation systems.
  • Explain basic principles of forensic nursing science in the context of emergency care.
  • Describe basic principles of organ donation in the emergency department.
  • Use clinical reasoning to identify and manage actual and potential health-related problems in patients requiring resuscitation.

Effective as of Fall 2019

Related Programs

Emergency Nursing Theory 3 (NSER 7410) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

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