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Pediatric Critical Care Theory 3 NSPE 7280

Nursing Specialty Pediatric Course

Course details

Pediatric Critical Care Nursing Theory 3 continues to build on the concepts introduced in the first two theory courses and introduces students to more complex health concerns. Students will continue to advance their 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 strategies to optimize oxygen supply and demand balance to care for the critically ill child facing serious a health crisis (e.g., trauma, neurological injury, burns, septic shock, congenital cardiac defects, cancer and end of life care). Students will continue to be challenged to make clinical decisions and plan care for selected critically ill individuals. As in all the pediatric critical care courses the concepts of family-centred care, relational practice and inter-professional practice, professionalism, communication, collaboration and partnership are threaded throughout.

Prerequisite(s)

  • S in NSPE 7310
  • 6 months clinical experience in a PICU.

Credits

4.0

Cost

$363.53 - $1,190.05 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below are three offerings of NSPE 7280 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 86420

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Wed Mar 22 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 86420
  • $599.68
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 22 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Tara Hodgson

Course outline

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Cost

$599.68

Important information
  1. Available for exam challenge only.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. This is a CHALLENGE section. Departmental approval is required for this; please contact the Program Head at 604-412-7548.
Status

In Progress

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

CRN 86421

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Wed Mar 22 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 86421
  • $1190.05
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 22 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Michelle Dunphy

Course outline

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Cost

$1190.05

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. This is an internet-based NET section. Students must contact the Bookstore to order course materials for this course. 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

In Progress

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

CRN 86480

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Fri Mar 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 86480
  • $363.53
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 24 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Tara Hodgson

Course outline

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Cost

$363.53

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 a RE-REGISTRATION section for students who did not complete the regular course in the previous term and need a one-time extension to complete. 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

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. 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 (e.g., trauma, neurological injury, burns, septic shock, congenital cardiac defects, cancer and end of life care).
  • Examine 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 administration of medication commonly used to treat various high-risk health challenges in pediatric critical care settings for pediatric patients experiencing a variety health challenges (e.g., trauma, neurological injury, burns, septic shock, congenital cardiac defects, cancer and end of life care).
  • Identify the theoretical concepts of advanced mechanical ventilation techniques and the relationship to supporting and balancing oxygen supply and demand in critically ill pediatric patients.
  • Use knowledge of unique pediatric anatomy and pathophysiology, clinical presentation and comprehensive neurological 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; traumatic brain injury, traumatic burn injury, sepsis and septic shock, with congenital heart defects and oncological health challenges.
  • Apply principles of ICP assessment and management to the care of a critically ill pediatric patient experiencing traumatic brain injury.
  • Apply the concepts of family centered care and relational practice within the context of end of life care in the pediatric critical care setting.
  • Use communication and collaboration skills in order to establish and maintain partnerships with an inter- professional team, families, and pediatric patients with serious illnesses.

Effective as of Fall 2019

Related Programs

Pediatric Critical Care Theory 3 (NSPE 7280) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

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

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