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High Acuity Specialty Nursing Clinical 1 NSHA 7300

Nursing Specialty High Acuity Course

International Fees

International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

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

Domestic fees

$1,510.79 - $1,571.46 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of NSHA 7300 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 57036

Duration

Mon May 06 - Wed Jun 05 (4 weeks)

  • 4 weeks
  • CRN 57036
  • Domestic fees $1510.79
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 06 - Jun 05 N/A N/A Other
Instructor

Jean Dehaan

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$1510.79

Important information
  1. Clinical lab format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. 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 2024

Below is one offering of NSHA 7300 for the Fall 2024 term.

CRN 34024

Duration

Tue Sep 03 - Sun Nov 24 (4 weeks)

  • 4 weeks
  • CRN 34024
  • Domestic fees $1571.46
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 03 - Nov 24 N/A N/A Other
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$1571.46

Important information
  1. Clinical lab format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. This is a clinical section. Please contact the Program Head at 604-453-4075 for further information.
Status

Learning Outcomes

As a healthcare practitioner, you are expected to follow professional standards of practice throughout all SN programs and courses. In this course, you will have opportunities to use the processes of critical thinking, systematic inquiry, communication, collaboration, leadership, professionalism, and clinical decision-making. Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • 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 Spring/Summer 2023

Related Programs

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

  • Indicates programs accepting international students.
  • Indicates programs with a co-op option.

School of Health Sciences

  1. High Acuity Nursing Specialty
    Advanced Certificate Part-time
  2. Specialty Nursing (High Acuity)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time

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