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Neonatal Acute Care NSNE 7920

Nursing Specialty Neonatal Part-time Studies Course

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

Credits

4.0

Cost

$363.53 - $1,190.05 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below are three offerings of NSNE 7920 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 32336

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Nov 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 32336
  • $1190.05
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Nov 25 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Carly Eliades

Course outline

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Cost

$1190.05

Important information
  1. Internet delivery 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. NSNE 7920 is a combination theory and clinical course that includes a workshop and 40 hours of clinical practice. Students must be available for clinical their placement at any time within the term dates. Contact the Program Head at celiades1@bcit.ca for an application and approval to register. Please note: Clinical courses are non-refundable.
Status

CRN 32653

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Nov 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 32653
  • $363.53
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Nov 25 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

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Cost

$363.53

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

CRN 38650

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Nov 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 38650
  • $599.68
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Nov 25 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

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Cost

$599.68

Important information
  1. Available for exam challenge only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Approval is required to register in this CHALLENGE section. Contact the Program Head at celiades@bcit.ca
Status

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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