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Neonatal Clinical 1 NSNE 7300

Nursing Specialty Neonatal Part-time Studies Course

Course details

​This clinical course introduces learners to the care of infants experiencing common health challenges. This three-week clinical course takes place in a NICU and focuses on the following key areas of practice: Comprehensive Assessment, Clinical Judgement and Decision-Making, Integration of Theory to Practice, Reflective Practice, Collaboration, Professionalism, and Communication.

Prerequisite(s)

  • 75% in NSNE 7200 and S in NSPN 7450
  • RN practicing licensure in a provincial/territorial college of Registered Nurses

Credits

4.0

Cost

$1,201.61

Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below is one offering of NSNE 7300 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 31841

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Nov 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 31841
  • $1201.61
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Nov 25 N/A N/A Other
Instructor

Annie Silveira

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. This three week clinical course (10 x 12 hour shifts) takes place in a NICU at scheduled times within the term dates. Students must be available for clinical placement at any time within the term dates. Current NRP and CPR is required. Contact the Program Assistant sandra_mcivor@bcit.ca for the Clinical Application for this course. Please note: Clinical courses are non-refundable.
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, learners will have opportunities to use the processes of critical thinking, systematic inquiry, communication, collaboration, leadership, and professionalism. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate safe and competent nursing care in the seven Key Areas of Practice: comprehensive assessment, clinical judgement and decision making, integration of theory to practice, reflective practice, collaboration, professionalism, and communication.
  • Consistently perform a comprehensive assessment of an infant in the acute setting under the supervision of the clinical instructor/preceptor.
  • Consistently demonstrate clinical decision-making skills using the Situated Clinical Decision Making Framework to plan care for infants and their families under the supervision of the clinical instructor/preceptor.
  • Develop and utilize systematic inquiry in order to make clinical judgments within the context of caring for infants experiencing health challenges.
  • Develop and use critical thinking skills to reflect on your own practice and learning.
  • Effectively plan individualized nursing care for infants and their families, integrating theoretical knowledge in the practice areas of growth and development: medication administration, thermal management, nutrition, infection control, pathophysiology, and developmentally supportive and family-centered care under the supervision of the clinical instructor/preceptor.
  • Develop and use collaborative interpersonal communication skills to establish partnerships with infants, families, and the health care team.
  • Demonstrate accurate and timely documentation of nursing care.
  • Practice in accordance with the BCCNM Professional and Practice Standards for Registered Nurses.
  • Recognize learning needs and develop action plans for achieving success in personal development using reflective practice.

Effective as of Winter 2021

Related Programs

Neonatal Clinical 1 (NSNE 7300) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Neonatal Nursing Specialty
    Advanced Certificate Part-time/Distance & Online Learning
  2. Specialty Nursing (Neonatal)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time/Distance & Online Learning

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