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Viral Hepatitis NSOH 7700

Nursing Specialty Occupational Health Part-time Studies Course

Course details

This course is intended for nurses and a wide range of other health care professionals who want to increase their knowledge about viral hepatitis in order to improve prevention and care services. Course topics will include: (1) The epidemiology and prevention of Hepatitis A, B and C. (2) Anatomy, physiology and pathology of the normal and abnormal liver. (3) Client assessment: health history and physical exam. (4) Treatment and management of viral hepatitis. (5) Hepatitis B and C as chronic illnesses. (6) Social stigma and the management of viral hepatitis. (7) Harm reduction and special populations. (8) The impact of education level and health literacy on viral hepatitis prevention, care and treatment.

Prerequisite(s)

  • Basic health services knowledge.

Credits

2.0

Cost

$587.85 - $599.68 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2022

Below is one offering of NSOH 7700 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 60579

Duration

Mon Apr 04 - Fri May 27 (8 weeks)

  • 8 weeks
  • CRN 60579
  • $587.85
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 04 - May 27 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Sandra Mitchell

Course outline

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Cost

$587.85

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. Course is eight weeks in length. Please note: the Advanced Certificate in Occupational Health Nursing program is closed.
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 2022

Below is one offering of NSOH 7700 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 38016

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Oct 28 (8 weeks)

  • 8 weeks
  • CRN 38016
  • $599.68
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Oct 28 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Sandra Mitchell

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$599.68

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. Course is eight weeks in length. Delivery is online. Please note the Advanced Certificate in Occupational Health Nursing program has closed as of the Fall 2019 term.
Status

Learning Outcomes

As licensed health care practitioners, all learners will practice in accordance with professional standards of practice throughout the course. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain why viral hepatitis is a significant health risk.
  • Describe prevention and harm reduction initiatives in viral hepatitis.
  • Describe the care, management and treatment for those infected with, and affected by, viral hepatitis.
  • List the benefits of integrated hepatitis prevention and care at an individual and community level.

Effective as of Fall 2019

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