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Pediatric Theory 1 NSPE 7100

Nursing Specialty Pediatric Part-time Studies Course

Course details

An introduction to the nursing specialty of pediatric nursing, this course focuses on characteristics of children and families which influence how they interpret and respond to life events and to their environments, and shapes how nurses respond to and interact with them. The overall intent of this course is to provide opportunity for you to increase your understanding of pediatric nursing practice as you consider some critical issues related to children and childhood, factors that influence children’s health, pediatric assessment and delivery of health care to children. Along with a focus on developmental assessment we will also look at medication safety, nutrition, prevention of infectious diseases within the context of these developmental stages. This course introduces you to the concept of oxygen supply and demand and the significance of this knowledge for the provision on optimal care. Finally this course also introduces the process of comprehensive pediatric assessment as a means of understanding the patients experience and the meaning they attach to these experiences.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

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 NSPE 7100 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 31824

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Nov 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 31824
  • $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. 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 course section is an internet-based learning section. Students need to contact the Bookstore in order to obtain course materials for this section. Course delivery is an online format. On the first day of class, log in to www.bcit.ca/learn to access your course.
Status

CRN 31825

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Nov 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 31825
  • $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. 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 Re-registration course section is for students who require a course extension to complete their regular course from the previous term. Re-registration is a one-time only option.
Status

CRN 32391

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Nov 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 32391
  • $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. 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. Department approval is required for registration into this course. Contact the Program Head at 604-412-7548.
Status

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 this course, students should be able to:

  • Reflect on and clarify values, beliefs, and assumptions about children, families, and nursing in the development of a personal philosophy of pediatric nursing.
  • Explain the anatomic and physiological growth and development of children at various stages.
  • Critically examine theories of growth and development and other perspectives on children and childhood, analyzing their relevance to and influence upon the practice of pediatric nursing.
  • Explore key influences on and characteristics of partnership relationships with children and their families.
  • Explore and identify the influence of the physical, social, political, and economic environments on the health and well-being of infants, children, and young people.
  • Examine the components and processes of a comprehensive pediatric assessment to identify the complexities of children’s health.
  • Demonstrate increased understanding of key issues related to the prevention of infection and children’s health in the hospital and community settings.
  • Understand the need for nutritional assessment and promotion with pediatric patients and their family.
  • Identify the oxygen supply and demand framework and the interrelationships among the determinants.
  • Identify medication administration safety risks and proper medication administration techniques.
  • Demonstrate mathematical ability in safe mediation dosage calculations.

Effective as of Fall 2019

Related Programs

Pediatric Theory 1 (NSPE 7100) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

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

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