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Course details

This course builds on the concepts presented in NSNE 7100, 7200, 7300, 7900 and 7911. This combination theory and clinical course delivers twelve weeks of guided independent study, a workshop, and 40 hours of clinical practice. A case-study format will be used to address the care of infants experiencing life-threatening health challenges, including aspiration, persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn, sepsis, multiorgan dysfunction, abdominal wall defects, hydrops, congenital diaphragmatic hernia, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, and extremely low birth weight. Treatment modalities such as venous and arterial access, various modes of invasive respiratory support, pharmacological support, and blood products are examined using a developmentally supportive and family-centered care approach.

Prerequisite(s)

  • 75% in NSNE 7911
  • RN practicing licensure in a provincial/territorial college of Registered Nurses. A combination of education and experience may be sufficient to waive the prerequisite with the approval of the Program Head.

Credits

4.0

Cost

$375.09 - $1,201.61 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below are three offerings of NSNE 7920 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 44632

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Fri Mar 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 44632
  • $1201.61
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 24 N/A N/A Other
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

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Cost

$1201.61

Important information
  1. Clinical lab format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  4. Please note: Clinical courses are non-refundable. Please contact the Program Assistant for withdrawal information. Combination Theory and Clinical course. Clinical hours to take place within term dates. Theory portion is online delivery. Departmental approval is required. Contact the Program Head at celiades1@bcit.ca
Status

CRN 44679

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Fri Mar 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 44679
  • $375.09
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 24 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

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Cost

$375.09

Important information
  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This course section is for students who require a course extension to complete their course from the previous term. Re-registration is a one-time option only.
Status

CRN 77787

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Fri Mar 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 77787
  • $611.24
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 24 N/A N/A Other
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

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Cost

$611.24

Important information
  1. Available for exam challenge only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Approval is required for registration in this Challenge section. Please contact the Program Head at celiades1@bcit.ca.
Status

Registration Options

Online registration for this course offering is not available. However, you can still register by phone.

Learning Outcomes

As licensed health care practitioners, all learners will practice in accordance with professional standards of practice throughout the course. In this course, you will have opportunities to use the processes of critical thinking, systematic inquiry, communication, collaboration, leadership, and professionalism.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the life-threatening health challenges that can lead to multiorgan dysfunction syndrome in infants.
  • Determine appropriate methods of invasive respiratory support.
  • Identify appropriate treatment options when caring for infants with life-threatening health challenges.
  • Apply the principles of developmentally supportive and family-centred care within the context of caring for infants with life-threatening health challenges.
  • Identify and examine pharmacological and non-pharmacological agents commonly used to treat critically ill infants.
  • Demonstrate safe and competent nursing care of infants experiencing life-threatening health challenges and various modes of invasive respiratory support.
  • Demonstrate accurate and timely documentation of nursing care.
  • Practice in accordance with Professional Standards for Registered Nurses.

Effective as of Winter 2022

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