An elective course in the Pediatric Nursing Specialty Program, this course is intended to provide students with additional clinical practice. The course learning intentions, learning activities, and evaluation strategies are established once the student and the course tutor have determined what a student’s learning needs are. The course may be used to provide novice pediatric nurses with additional time to focus on the basics, or it may be used to provide clinical practice in an area not addressed in the required clinical courses.
Below is one offering of NSPE 7900 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.
Mon Apr 04 - Fri Jun 24 (12 weeks)
- 12 weeks
- CRN 28542
Class meeting times
|Apr 04 - Jun 24||N/A||N/A||Other|
- Clinical lab format.
- Departmental approval needed
- Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
Contact the Program Head at 604-412-7548 for approval to register. Students need to contact the Bookstore in order to obtain course materials. Please note: Clinical courses are non-refundable. Please contact the Program Assistant for withdrawal information.
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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 this course, students should be able to:
- Perform comprehensive assessments on pediatric patients in a systematic manner in relation to a selected area of pediatric nursing practice.
- Document and articulate assessment findings and patient and nursing concerns in a systematic and comprehensive manner.
- Provide competent nursing care to pediatric patients and their families that acknowledges and encourages collaboration with the patient, their families and other health care providers.
- Provide safe, competent, and ethical nursing care for pediatric patients with experiencing anticipatory pain or situational pain.
- Initiate peripheral IV therapy, manage complex infusions, manage complications of central lines, and administer IV direct medications to pediatric patients.
- Assess learning needs of pediatric patients/families and provide instructions to help them learn the required knowledge and skills to manage illness and health.
- Safely prepare, administer and monitor medications for pediatric patients.
Effective as of Fall 2019
Pediatric Preceptorship (NSPE 7900) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Health Sciences
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