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Perinatal Nursing Theory 1 - Healthy Childbearing Experiences & The Newborn NSPN 7100

Nursing Specialty Perinatal Part-time Studies Course

Course details

Healthy Childbearing Experiences and The Newborn, is the combined introductory theory course of the Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing Specialty Programs. This course explores a number of concepts that are foundational to the practice of both perinatal and neonatal nursing, and healthy childbearing experiences. Within the context of building partnerships, learners are exposed to holistic caring for childbearing women, their fetuses and newborns, and their families.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$269.52 - $877.25 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2022

Below are three offerings of NSPN 7100 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 25902

Duration

Mon Apr 04 - Fri Jun 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 25902
  • $877.25
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 04 - Jun 24 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Dorothy Zielke

Course outline

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Cost

$877.25

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 online course with one textbook to be purchased from the bookstore. Students will receive a course information email approximately 1 month prior to term start.
Status

In Progress

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

CRN 25903

Duration

Mon Apr 04 - Fri Jun 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 25903
  • $269.52
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 04 - Jun 24 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Dorothy Zielke

Course outline

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Cost

$269.52

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 requiring an extension to complete their course from the previous term. Re-registration is a one time only option. Students must have approval from instructor, then contact Program Assistant for approval to register at zoe_lei@bcit.ca.
Status

In Progress

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

CRN 26724

Duration

Mon Apr 04 - Fri Jun 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 26724
  • $443.15
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 04 - Jun 24 N/A N/A Distance
Instructor

Siwon Kim

Course outline

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Cost

$443.15

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 section is an online exam challenge for nurses with a higher level BSN course. There is one textbook that the student may purchase. Students will receive a course information email approximately 1 month prior to term start. Please contact the Program Head at fjetha1@bcit.ca for approval to register.
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 this course, students should be able to:

  • Distinguish the difference between fetal growth and development and how each is assessed during pregnancy.
  • Describe variations to fetal growth and development and how they may impact the fetus’s transition to extrauterine life.
  • Describe the rationale for and components of antenatal assessments, screening, and care in the promotion of healthy maternal and neonatal outcomes.
  • Discuss the impact of social context including choice of care provider on the pregnancy experience.
  • Describe the normal process of labour including the cardinal movements, 5Ps, stages, phases, and how these concepts are related to each other.
  • Summarize the hormonal physiology of labour and birth and the impact of stress and uncertainty on the birthing experience.
  • Discuss the role of the nurse as a member of the interdisciplinary team in providing care to women across the childbearing continuum.
  • Identify variances in antenatal, intrapartum, and postpartum assessment data.
  • Describe the normal physiologic transition of the fetus to extrauterine life.
  • Summarize the interaction between infant behaviours and infant communication, and the implications for nursing practice.
  • Describe the role of the nurse as a member of the interdisciplinary team in providing developmentally supportive care for vulnerable neonates.
  • Explain the neonatal and maternal benefits of breastfeeding.
  • Summarize the role of the nurse in promoting, protecting, and supporting breastfeeding.
  • Analyze the effect of nursing attitudes and beliefs surrounding infant feeding and how they affect patient care.
  • Summarize the essential components of postpartum care and discharge teaching for childbearing women and their families.

Effective as of Fall 2019

Related Programs

Perinatal Nursing Theory 1 - Healthy Childbearing Experiences & The Newborn (NSPN 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 (Standard Option)
    Advanced Certificate Part-time/Distance & Online Learning
  3. Perinatal Nursing Specialty (Perinatal - Perioperative Option)
    Advanced Certificate Part-time/Distance & Online Learning
  4. Perinatal Nursing Specialty (Standard Option)
    Advanced Certificate Part-time/Distance & Online Learning
  5. Specialty Nursing (Pediatric - Standard Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time/Distance & Online Learning
  6. Specialty Nursing (Perinatal - Perioperative Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time/Distance & Online Learning
  7. Specialty Nursing (Perinatal - Standard Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time/Distance & Online Learning

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