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Nephrology Nursing Clinical 2: Nursing Care of the Person on Dialysis NSNN 7500

Nursing Specialty Nephrology Course

Course details

Prepares for a beginning level of hemodialysis nursing in a hemodialysis facility through a four-week clinical experience. Requires written and practical assignments over the 12-week term. May require attendance in greater Vancouver to complete this component.

Prerequisite(s)

  • 75% in NSNN 7400
  • Successful completion of NSNN 7300 is also required for non-sponsored students.

Credits

5.0

Cost

$475.46 - $1,508.63 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below are three offerings of NSNN 7500 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 19714

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Fri Mar 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 19714
  • $1508.63
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

$1508.63

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. Departmental approval is required for this course. Please contact the Program Head at 604-451-7104 for approval. This is a CLINICAL course section. Contact the bookstore in order to obtain course materials. This course is delivered in an online format. On the first day of class, log in to www.bcit.ca/learn/ to access your course.
Status

CRN 48845

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Fri Mar 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 48845
  • $747.28
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 24 N/A N/A Distance
Instructor

Gurpreet Bains

Course outline

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Cost

$747.28

Important information
  1. Available for exam challenge 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. Departmental approval is required for this course. Please contact the Program Head at 604-451-7104 for approval.
Status

CRN 86607

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Fri Mar 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 86607
  • $475.46
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 24 N/A N/A Other
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

View

Cost

$475.46

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. PLEASE NOTE: CLINICAL COURSES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. 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. This course is delivered in an online format. On the first day of class, log in to www.bcit.ca/learn/ to access your course. Program approval is required for this section; please contact the Program Head at 604-451-7104.
Status

Learning Outcomes

As licensed health care practitioners, all learners will practice in accordance with professional standards of practice throughout the course. Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Discuss effective strategies that facilitate working collaboratively with clients on hemodialysis to promote health.
  • Utilize a phenomenological approach in order to interpret a client and their family’s experience of hemodialysis.
  • Program a hemodialysis machine according to the client’s prescription.
  • Apply the clinical decision-making process to assess a client’s health status in a clinical setting pre-, intra- and post-dialysis.
  • Assess a client’s vascular accesses for patency.
  • Use effective communication techniques that promote efficient multidisciplinary team partnerships and collaboration.
  • Utilize principles of aseptic technique and venipuncture in initiating, managing, and discontinuing hemodialysis.
  • Identify and describe the pharmacology of agents commonly used specifically in hemodialysis.
  • Perform the basic hemodialysis procedure using individualized dialysis prescriptions.
  • Identify and interpret common laboratory, radiological and diagnostic investigations and monitoring results correlated to hemodialysis.
  • Identify and manage common complications of hemodialysis.
  • Describe the rationale and applicable conditions for sodium profiling.
  • Apply clinical decision-making skills to respond to and manage changes in a client’s health pre-, intra- and post-dialysis.
  • Assess the clinical data and consult with the nephrology team about the adequacy of dialysis.
  • Describe possible strategies to improve the efficacy of hemodialysis.
  • Perform a comprehensive assessment of a hemodialysis client.

Effective as of Fall 2019

Related Programs

Nephrology Nursing Clinical 2: Nursing Care of the Person on Dialysis (NSNN 7500) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Nephrology Nursing Specialty
    Advanced Certificate Part-time
  2. Specialty Nursing (Nephrology)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time

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