Skip to main content

FEPA – Focused Education Preparation Advancing Frontline RNS NSSC 0305

Nursing Specialty Course

Course details

BCIT's Fast Track Education for Front Line Registered Nurses and other Health Care Providers is a course designed to 'level up' your knowledge to assist, in a team approach, with acute overflow in hospitals. It is specifically targeted at RNs and other health care providers caring for patients requiring telemetry monitoring, high acuity care and critical care including mechanical ventilation. This is a self-directed course, so you can work through the content at your own pace.​

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

0.0

Cost

$184.30

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of NSSC 0305 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 90848

Duration

Start any time

  • 52 weeks
  • CRN 90848
  • $184.30
Continuous Entry, Distance or Online

This is an online learning course. Start any time. You have 52 weeks from the date you register to complete this course.

Instructor

Amy Kary

Course outline

View

Cost

$184.30

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
Status

Learning Outcomes

This course has three different pathways you may choose to travel depending on your needs. Upon completion of all pathways students will be able to:

  • Outline the components the Oxygen Supply and Demand framework.
  • Outline the components of a Comprehensive Assessment.
  • Interpret and analyze a variety of arterial blood gas (ABG) results.
  • Outline the components of hemodynamic monitoring systems.
  • Describe the basic management of patients requiring hemodynamic monitoring and troubleshooting common associated problems.
  • Outline normal myocardial electrophysiology and conduction.
  • Identify the components of a normal electrocardiogram complex.
  • Perform systematic analysis of sinus, atrial, and ventricular rhythms.
  • Define preload, afterload and contractility.
  • Outline the effect of various cardiac rhythms on hemodynamics.
  • Identify basic nursing interventions for sinus, atrial, and ventricular rhythms.
  • Outline basic normal respiratory anatomy and physiology.
  • Describe the basic management of patients requiring non-invasive ventilation and troubleshooting common associated problems, for:
    • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP).
    • Biphasic Positive Airway Pressure (BiPAP).
    • Non-Invasive Positive Pressure Ventilation (NIPPV).
  • ​Outline the basic management of patients requiring invasive ventilation and troubleshooting common associated problems.
  • Describe common modes of mechanical ventilation.
  • Define hypovolemic, cardiogenic, and septic shock.
  • Outline key anticipated interventions for patients experiencing hypovolemic, cardiogenic, and septic shock.
  • Describe the potential impacts of COVID-19 on the respiratory and cardiovascular system.

Effective as of Fall 2022

Subscribe

Interested in being notified about future offerings of FEPA – Focused Education Preparation Advancing Frontline RNS (NSSC 0305)? If so, fill out the information below and we'll notify you by email when courses for each new term are displayed here.

  • Privacy Notice: The information you provide will be used to respond your request for BCIT course information and is collected under Section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). For more information about BCIT’s privacy practices contact: Associate Director, Privacy, Information Access & Policy Management, British Columbia Institute of Technology, 3700 Willingdon Ave. Burnaby, BC V5A 3H2, email: privacy@bcit.ca.