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Nephrology Nursing Theory 2: Introduction to Dialysis Nursing NSNN 7400

Nursing Specialty Nephrology Course

Course details

Focuses on the experience of the individual on dialysis. Provides an understanding of the principles of hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis, the complications of dialysis and the lived experience of various individuals to develop the nursing role in the management of dialysis.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

Cost

$274.98 - $894.86 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below are three offerings of NSNN 7400 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 19712

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Fri Mar 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 19712
  • $894.86
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

$894.86

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. This is a Guided Learning course section. Students must purchase course materials from the BCIT Bookstore. 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. Please call the Program Head at 604-451-7104 for approval.
Status

CRN 19715

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Fri Mar 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 19715
  • $274.98
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 24 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

View

Cost

$274.98

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 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. Please contact the Program Head at 604-451-7104 for approval to enroll in this section.
Status

CRN 42618

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Fri Mar 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 42618
  • $452.08
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 24 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

View

Cost

$452.08

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. This course section is for students who wish to CHALLENGE their course.
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:

  • Reflect on various approaches to health care in a dialysis setting and the building of patient-nurse relationships using the principles of transition theory.
  • Utilize critical thinking and systematic inquiry skills to create a comprehensive assessment tool for a renal client experiencing common health challenges.
  • Describe the principles of hemodialysis and the underlying physiological impacts.
  • Describe the principles of peritoneal dialysis and the underlying physiological impacts.
  • Identify psychological and social impacts of dialysis as it varies over the life span and with individuals.
  • Explain the efficacy of dialysis using clinical data.
  • Interpret clinical data to recognize complications of dialysis.
  • Apply knowledge of dialysis to develop care plans for renal patients.
  • Create a personal action plan together with a renal patient, using the principles of adult education and self-care management.

Effective as of Fall 2019

Related Programs

Nephrology Nursing Theory 2: Introduction to Dialysis Nursing (NSNN 7400) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

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

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