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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.

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 four offerings of NSPN 7100 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 31818

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Nov 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 31818
  • $274.98
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Nov 25 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Dorothy Zielke

Course outline

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Cost

$274.98

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 the instructor and then contact the Program Assistant at zoe_lei@bcit.ca for registration approval.
Status

CRN 31977

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Nov 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 31977
  • $452.08
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Nov 25 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Siwon Kim

Course outline

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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 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

CRN 31816

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Nov 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 31816
  • $894.86
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Nov 25 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Dorothy Zielke

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 is an NSPN 7100 and NSNE 7100 combined/shared course. It is a prerequisite for NSPN 7200 and NSNE 7200. There’s one textbook to be purchased from the Bookstore - www.bcitbookstore.ca/distance/.
Status

Full

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 49482

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Nov 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 49482
  • $894.86
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Nov 25 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Jen Niethammer

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 is an NSPN 7100 and NSNE 7100 combined/shared course. It is a prerequisite for NSPN 7200 and NSNE 7200. There’s one textbook to be purchased from the Bookstore - www.bcitbookstore.ca/distance/.
Status

Full

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings 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
  3. Perinatal Nursing Specialty (Perinatal - Perioperative Option)
    Advanced Certificate Part-time
  4. Perinatal Nursing Specialty (Standard Option)
    Advanced Certificate Part-time
  5. Specialty Nursing (Pediatric - Standard Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time
  6. Specialty Nursing (Perinatal - Perioperative Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time
  7. Specialty Nursing (Perinatal - Standard Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time

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