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High Acuity Specialty Nursing Independent Study NSHA 7400

Nursing Specialty High Acuity 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

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of NSHA 7400 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 72929


Wed Jan 04 - Fri Mar 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 72929
  • $1190.05
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 24 N/A N/A Online

Jean Dehaan

Course outline




Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This is an independent study. Please contact the Program Head at 604-432-8911 for approval to register.

In Progress

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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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