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High Acuity Specialty Nursing Clinical 1 NSHA 7300

Nursing Specialty High Acuity Part-time Studies Course

Course details

The purpose of this 125-hour clinical course is to provide students with opportunities to develop proficiency at a beginner’s level in caring for high acuity patients in a variety of settings. Through application of previous high acuity theory course content (e.g., oxygen supply and demand), students are engaged in critical thinking while performing comprehensive assessments and determining appropriate clinical/ethical decisions. Students learn to further their ability to develop and maintain engaged relationships with patients and families in crisis. Students must have recent acute care experience to enroll in this course.

Prerequisite(s)

  • NSHA 7201 (75% in each evaluation component is required)

Credits

5.0

Cost

$1,438.98 - $1,496.80 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2022

Below is one offering of NSHA 7300 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 57036

Duration

Mon Apr 04 - Fri Jun 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 57036
  • $1438.98
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 04 - Jun 24 N/A N/A Other
Instructor

Jean Dehaan

Course outline

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Cost

$1438.98

Important information
  1. Clinical lab format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This is a clinical section. Students need to contact the Bookstore in order to obtain course materials for this course/section. Please contact the Program Head at 604-432-8911 for approval to register. Please note: Clinical courses are non-refundable. Please contact the Program Assistant for withdrawal information.
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 is one offering of NSHA 7300 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 34024

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Sun Nov 27 (4 weeks)

  • 4 weeks
  • CRN 34024
  • $1496.80
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Nov 27 N/A N/A Other
Instructor

Jean Dehaan

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$1496.80

Important information
  1. Clinical lab format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This is a clinical section. Please contact the Program Head at 604-453-4075 for further information.
Status

Learning Outcomes

Course learning outcomes:

  • Use clinical decision-making knowledge to make appropriate clinical–ethical decisions in the provision of care for the high acuity patient.
  • Perform comprehensive assessments on high acuity patients and clearly articulate and document assessment findings in a systematic manner.
  • Apply theoretical concepts related to oxygen supply and demand to form conclusions and explain relevant interventions for high acuity patients.
  • Collaborate with the healthcare team to provide patient and family-centred care to optimize patient outcomes.
  • Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge to provide safe, competent, and ethical nursing care for patients experiencing alterations in oxygen supply and demand due to acute illnesses.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and novice ability in providing nursing care for a rapidly deteriorating patient.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and novice ability in specialized high acuity skills (for example, dysrhythmia interpretation, arterial blood gas analysis, invasive hemodynamic monitoring and non-invasive pressure ventilation).
  • Advocate for safe, competent, and ethical care for high acuity patients.

Effective as of Fall 2020

Related Programs

High Acuity Specialty Nursing Clinical 1 (NSHA 7300) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. High Acuity Nursing Specialty
    Advanced Certificate Part-time/Distance & Online Learning
  2. Specialty Nursing (High Acuity)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time/Distance & Online Learning

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