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Nephrology Nursing Theory 2: Introduction to Dialysis Nursing NSNN 7400

Nursing Specialty Nephrology Part-time Studies 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

Fall 2022

Below are three offerings of NSNN 7400 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 31850

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Nov 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 31850
  • $894.86
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

$894.86

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This course section is a guided learning section. Students need to contact the Bookstore in order to obtain course materials. Course delivery is an online format. On the first day of class, log in to www.bcit.ca/learn to access your course. Please contact the Program head at 604-451-7104 for approval.
Status

CRN 31851

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Nov 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 31851
  • $274.98
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Nov 25 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. This re-registration 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. Contact the Program Head at 604-451-7104 for approval to register.
Status

CRN 32335

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Nov 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 32335
  • $452.08
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Nov 25 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. This course section is for students who wish to CHALLENGE the course. Departmental approval is required prior to registration. Please contact Program Head at 604-451-7104 for approval. Course delivery is an online format.
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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