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Perinatal Theory 2 Childbearing Women NSPN 7200

Nursing Specialty Perinatal Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

NSPN 7200 is one of three theory courses in the Perinatal Nursing Specialty Program. This course builds on the concepts presented in NSPN 7100: Healthy Childbearing Experiences. Social determinants of health, cultural safety, and trauma informed care provide the foundation for this course, which explores some of the more common perinatal health challenges. Multifaceted case studies assist learners to consider the diverse population of women and families they will care for. Health challenges include; preterm labour, hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, multiple gestation/assisted human reproduction, post-term pregnancy/perinatal loss, gestational diabetes, and substance use/mental health in pregnancy. Comprehensive assessment and clinical decision-making are emphasized throughout the course.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$293.29 - $925.57 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below are two offerings of NSPN 7200 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 19663

Duration

Wed Jan 03 - Fri Mar 22 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 19663
  • Domestic fees $925.57
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 03 - Mar 22 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Kathleen Safiq

Course outline

View

Domestic fees

$925.57

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  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. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  5. This course is not offered to undergraduate nursing students. This course is online with one textbook to be purchased at the bookstore (Theory 1 and Theory 2 share a textbook).*Please note there is a NEW edition of the Lowdermilk et al. (2024) textbook. Students will receive a course information email approximately 1 month prior to term start. Students must send a copy of their in-class FHS certificate (online manual certificate is NOT accepted) or date they are booked for FHS to the Program Assistant at elaine_innes@bcit.ca for approval to register.
Status

In Progress

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

CRN 41148

Duration

Wed Jan 03 - Fri Mar 22 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 41148
  • Domestic fees $293.29
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 03 - Mar 22 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Kathleen Safiq

Course outline

View

Domestic fees

$293.29

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. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  5. This course is not offered to undergraduate nursing students. This re-registration section is for students who require an extension to complete their course from the previous term. Re-registration is a one-time-only option. Students must have written approval from their instructor and forward it to the Perinatal Program Assistant at elaine_innes@bcit.ca for registration approval.
Status

In Progress

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

Spring/Summer 2024

Below are two offerings of NSPN 7200 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 25904

Duration

Tue Apr 02 - Fri Jun 21 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 25904
  • Domestic fees $925.57
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 02 - Jun 21 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Kathleen Safiq

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$925.57

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  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. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  5. This course is not offered to undergraduate nursing students. This course is online with one textbook to be purchased at the bookstore (Theory 1 and Theory 2 share a textbook).*Please note there is a NEW edition of the Lowdermilk et al. (2024) textbook. Students will receive a course information email approximately 1 month prior to term start. Students must send a copy of their in-class FHS certificate (online manual certificate is NOT accepted) or date they are booked for FHS to the Program Assistant at elaine_innes@bcit.ca for approval to register.
Status

CRN 25905

Duration

Tue Apr 02 - Fri Jun 21 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 25905
  • Domestic fees $293.29
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 02 - Jun 21 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Kathleen Safiq

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$293.29

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. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  5. This course is not offered to undergraduate nursing students. This re-registration section is for students who require an extension to complete their course from the previous term. Re-registration is a one-time-only option. Students must have written approval from their instructor and forward it to the Perinatal Program Assistant at elaine_innes@bcit.ca for registration approval.
Status

Learning Outcomes

As a healthcare practitioner, you are expected to follow professional standards of practice throughout all SN programs and courses. In this course, you will have opportunities to use the processes of critical thinking, systematic inquiry, communication, collaboration, leadership, professionalism, and clinical decision-making. Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Explain how the social determinants of health relate to perinatal outcomes.
  • Outline the components of a comprehensive perinatal assessment.
  • Demonstrate application of the situated clinical decision making framework to perinatal clinical scenarios.
  • Summarize culturally safe and trauma informed care practices in the context of perinatal care.
  • Define each of the presented perinatal health challenges with accompanying risk factors.
  • Describe the impact of each of the presented perinatal health challenges on fetal well-being.
  • Describe the impact of each of the presented perinatal health challenges on the maternal pregnancy and childbearing experience.
  • Discuss the role of the perinatal nurse as a member of the interprofessional team in providing comprehensive care to women experiencing a perinatal health challenge.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2023

Related Programs

Perinatal Theory 2 Childbearing Women (NSPN 7200) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Perinatal Nursing Specialty (Perinatal - Perioperative Option)
    Advanced Certificate Part-time
  2. Perinatal Nursing Specialty (Standard Option)
    Advanced Certificate Part-time
  3. Specialty Nursing (Perinatal - Perioperative Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time
  4. Specialty Nursing (Perinatal - Standard Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time

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