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Pediatric Critical Care Theory 2 NSPE 7270

Nursing Specialty Pediatric Part-time Studies Course

Course details

Pediatric Critical Care Theory 2 continues to build on the concepts introduced in Pediatric Critical Care Nursing Theory 1. In the previous course students worked through advanced, complex chronic and acute pediatric critical care patient presentations, while considering children’s growth and development stages and the unique physiology of the different pediatric age groups. In this course students will continue to develop a deeper level of understanding of pediatric pathophysiology, assessment, critical thinking and decision making related to a variety of health challenges experienced by the critically ill child or adolescent. In addition, students will build on the comprehensive assessment strategies and approaches to optimize oxygen supply and demand balance learned in NSPE 7260 to care for the increasingly critically ill child facing serious a health crisis (e.g., acute kidney injury, respiratory failure, cardiac assessment and introduction to ECG interpretation, cardiac arrest and acute gastrointestinal illness). Students will continue to be challenged to make clinical decisions and plan care for selected critically ill individuals. The core concepts of family-centred care, relational practice and inter-professional practice, professionalism, communication, collaboration and partnership are threaded throughout this pediatric critical care course.

Prerequisite(s)

75% in NSPE 7260

Credits

4.0

Cost

$356.33 - $1,166.65 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2022

Below are three offerings of NSPE 7270 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 65309

Duration

Mon Apr 04 - Fri Jun 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 65309
  • $1166.65
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 04 - Jun 24 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Audrey Barnwell

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Cost

$1166.65

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 NET online learning section. Students need to contact the Bookstore in order to obtain course materials for this course/section. 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 Head approval is required for this section; call 604-412-7548.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 65310

Duration

Mon Apr 04 - Fri Jun 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 65310
  • $587.86
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 04 - Jun 24 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Tara Hodgson

Course outline

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Cost

$587.86

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. This is a CHALLENGE section. Please contact the Program Head at 604-412-7548 for approval to register. Students may need to contact the Bookstore in order to obtain course materials for this course/section.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 65389

Duration

Mon Apr 04 - Fri Jun 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 65389
  • $356.33
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 04 - Jun 24 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Tara Hodgson

Course outline

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Cost

$356.33

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 RE-REGISTRATION section. This course section if for students who require an 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 int to www.bcit.ca/learn/ to access your course.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

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 the course, the student will be able to:

  • Integrate principles of normal growth and development in the care of critically ill pediatric patients experiencing various health challenges.
  • Identify the theoretical concepts of mechanical ventilation and the relationship to supporting and balancing oxygen supply and demand in critically ill pediatric patients.
  • Examine and describe pharmacologic agents commonly used to treat various high-risk health challenges to inform clinical decision making for critically ill pediatric patients.
  • Describe and demonstrate techniques for safe medication administration in pediatric critical care settings for pediatric patients experiencing various health challenges (e.g., acute kidney injury, respiratory failure, cardiac assessment and acute gastrointestinal illness).
  • Use knowledge of unique pediatric anatomy and pathophysiology, clinical presentation and comprehensive renal assessment to critically analyze data, form and prioritize conclusions and plan immediate nursing care to optimize oxygen supply and demand for a pediatric patient experiencing the following; acute kidney injury, acute respiratory failure, acute gastrointestinal illness, acute cardiac illness and cardiac arrest.
  • Demonstrate ability to systematically analyze, interpret and manage basic cardiac dysrhythmias.
  • Interpret multiple sources of information to inform clinical decision making and comprehensively assess the status of the critically ill pediatric patient experiencing various health challenges.
  • Develop communication and collaboration skills in order to establish and maintain partnerships with a multidisciplinary team, families, and pediatric patients with various health challenges.

Effective as of Fall 2019

Related Programs

Pediatric Critical Care Theory 2 (NSPE 7270) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

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

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