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High Acuity Specialty Nursing Independent Study NSHA 7400

Nursing Specialty High Acuity Part-time Studies Course

Course details

This course is designed to give students an opportunity to pursue a particular area of interest within the High Acuity Nursing Specialty. This course is intended to build on the theory and clinical experience from the first 4 courses in the High Acuity program (NSHA 7100, NSCC 7150, NSHA 7201, and NSHA 7300). The learning outcomes provided are supplemented by the student-specific learning goals. These learning goals are developed in collaboration and support with the High Acuity faculty.






Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below is one offering of NSHA 7400 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 34571


Fri Nov 04 - Fri Nov 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 34571
  • $1190.05
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Nov 04 - Nov 25 N/A N/A Online

Jean Dehaan

Course outline




Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This is a Guided Learning section. Please contact the Program Head at 604-453-4075 for approval to register.

Learning Outcomes

As licensed health care practitioners, all learners will adhere to the professional standards of practice throughout the course. NSHA 7400 provides the opportunity for learners to use the processes of critical thinking, systematic inquiry, communication, collaboration, leadership and professionalism. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Consistently demonstrate clinical decision-making to manage factors that negatively affect Oxygen Supply and Demand balance.
  • Collaborate with the interdisciplinary team to prioritize appropriate care, and advocate for the high acuity patient.
  • Apply knowledge of High Acuity nursing practice to evaluate and plan advanced interventions for high acuity patients.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2021

Related Programs

High Acuity Specialty Nursing Independent Study (NSHA 7400) is offered as a part of the following programs:

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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