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Perioperative Theory 1: Developing Perioperative Partnerships NSPO 7100

Nursing Specialty Perioperative Course

International Fees

International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

In this course, we start out by considering what makes perioperative nursing distinctive from other areas of nursing. We discuss what caring looks like in the perioperative area, and how it is enacted by perioperative nurses. You will learn about the complementary scrub and circulating nursing roles, and their related activities. You will have the opportunity to consider how professional scope of practice will guide your nursing activities in this setting. We then move to patient-centered care by looking at strategies for how the nurse can seek to understand the patient’s individual perioperative experience using framing concepts of vulnerability and dignity. You’ll consider how to provide ethical perioperative care based in relational practice, and how to advocate for patients and families. We will relate the concept of health to perioperative patients, and reflect on how the perioperative nurse promotes health. You will learn about environmental and cultural factors unique to the perioperative setting, and how these factors affect team function, patient care, and the patient’s lived experience. You will be introduced to the importance of self-care in this setting. We will look at how partnership is enacted in this specialty area. You will consider communication and interprofessional collaboration as they relate to perioperative patients and teams. We take an in-depth look at the CIHC National Interprofessional Competency Framework to help you think about how perioperative teams can work together effectively to promote safe patient care and a culture of safety. The modules that focus on clinical decision-making and the Situated Clinical Decision-making Framework are important to help you develop your perioperative nursing foundational knowledge. You will consider case study applications of the Framework in preparation for future perioperative theory and clinical learning. We conclude the course with how you can prepare for the transition from your current area of nursing practice to perioperative nursing.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$293.29 - $944.28 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below are four offerings of NSPO 7100 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 25900

Duration

Tue Apr 02 - Fri Jun 21 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 25900
  • Domestic fees $925.57
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 02 - Jun 21 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Sheena Thursby

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$925.57

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. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. This is online guided learning with one textbook to be purchased from the bookstore; all other course materials are online
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 25901

Duration

Tue Apr 02 - Fri Jun 21 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 25901
  • Domestic fees $293.29
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 02 - Jun 21 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Sheena Thursby

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 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  5. This course section is for students who require an extension to complete their course from the previous term. Re-registration is a one-time only option. Please contact the program assistant at 604-432-8875.
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 28602

Duration

Tue Apr 02 - Fri Jun 21 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 28602
  • Domestic fees $473.94
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 02 - Jun 21 N/A N/A Distance
Instructor

Sheena Thursby

Course outline

View

Domestic fees

$473.94

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. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  5. This section is for students who wish to CHALLENGE the course. Departmental Approval reguired. Contact the Program Assistant at 604-432-8875. Students need to contact the Bookstore in order to obtain course materials for this section.
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 60658

Duration

Tue Apr 02 - Fri Jun 21 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 60658
  • Domestic fees $925.57
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 02 - Jun 21 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Sheena Thursby

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 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  5. This course is online guided learning with one textbook to be purchased through the bookstore, all other course materials are online. This is an overflow course, so requires approval. We will try our best accommodate your registration. Please contact the program assistant for the 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.

Fall 2024

Below are three offerings of NSPO 7100 for the Fall 2024 term.

CRN 31854

Duration

Tue Sep 03 - Fri Nov 22 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 31854
  • Domestic fees $944.28
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 03 - Nov 22 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Sheena Thursby

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$944.28

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. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. This is online guided learning with course materials to be purchased from the Bookstore.
Status

CRN 31855

Duration

Tue Sep 03 - Fri Nov 22 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 31855
  • Domestic fees $299.35
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 03 - Nov 22 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Sheena Thursby

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$299.35

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 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  5. This section is for students who require an extention in order to complete their course from the previous term. Re-registration is a one-time only option. Contact the Program Assistant at sstrong4@bcit.ca for approval to register.
Status

CRN 32118

Duration

Tue Sep 03 - Fri Nov 22 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 32118
  • Domestic fees $483.61
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 03 - Nov 22 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Sheena Thursby

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$483.61

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. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  5. This is a challenge section for experienced perioperative nurses. Contact the Program Assistant at sstrong4@bcit.ca for approval to register.
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:

  • Describe perioperative nursing practice and roles.
  • Identify strategies the perioperative nurse can use to understand the patient’s experience of anesthesia and surgery.
  • Articulate strategies used by perioperative nurses to enact patient-centered care and advocacy with patients and families.
  • Explain how the concepts of health, illness, vulnerability and dignity apply to the patient’s experiences of anesthesia and surgery.
  • Identify strategies to enact and support interprofessional collaboration and partnership between perioperative team members.
  • Identify strategies that perioperative nurses can use to manage risks and hazards, promote patient safety and protect patient dignity in the perioperative setting.
  • Explain how perioperative nurses use ways of knowing (case, patient and person) to provide safe and ethical patient-centered care.
  • Demonstrate reflective critical thinking skills through application of the Situated Clinical Decision-making Framework.
  • Discuss how perioperative nurses can enact beginning collaborative leadership skills.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2023

Related Programs

Perioperative Theory 1: Developing Perioperative Partnerships (NSPO 7100) is offered as a part of the following programs:

  • Indicates programs accepting international students.
  • Indicates programs with a co-op option.

School of Health Sciences

  1. Nursing
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Full-time
  2. Perioperative Nursing Specialty
    Advanced Certificate Part-time
  3. Specialty Nursing (Perioperative)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time

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