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NSER 7110 - Emergency Nursing Theory 1

Nursing Specialty Emergency Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

Course Details

Introduces emergency nursing and focuses on client perspectives of care in emergency settings. Provides opportunities to explore the concept of partnership with clients, families, and health care professionals in a time limited, changing environment. Introduces emergency skills such as assessment, urgency determination, and diagnostic reasoning. Provides opportunities to work through common, less complex emergency client presentations in the form of case studies, identifying concepts key to emergency nursing. Emphasizes examination of pathophysiology, assessment and decision-making.

Prerequisite(s)

NSCC 7150

Credits

4.0

Cost

$565.10 - $1,121.44 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2019

Below are two offerings of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 36426

Tue Sep 03 - Fri Nov 22 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 03 - Nov 22 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$1,121.44

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Please contact the program assistant at 604-451-7094 for approval to register. 75% in NSCC 7150 is a prerequisite to this course. Please ensure you have successfully completed NSCC 7150 prior to registering for NSER 7110. Online course, textbooks can be purchased from the BCIT bookstore.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

CRN 36506

Tue Sep 03 - Fri Nov 22 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
      Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$565.10

Notes

  1. Available for exam challenge only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This challenge section is for experienced ER nurses and requires program approval prior to registration. Please contact the program assistant at 604-451-7094
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the social, political, and historical context of ED practice environments.
  • Evaluate ethical dimensions of emergency nursing practice using a principle-based ethical framework as a guide.
  • Reflect on your personal values and beliefs related to caring for non-urgent and marginalized patients in the emergency department.
  • Relate the influence an emergency care environment has on the communication, collaboration, and partnership relationships for the nurse, patient, family, and health care team.
  • Explain the importance of understanding the phenomenological or “lived experience” of patients and their families and how this impacts emergency nursing care.
  • Apply the components of the systematic emergency nursing assessment framework to a variety of common acute and chronic patient presentations.
  • Apply the concepts of the oxygen supply and demand framework to a variety of common and chronic patient presentations.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the level of urgency and prioritization of care for emergency patients.
  • Apply knowledge of the anatomy and pathophysiology of major body systems to clinical findings in common emergency presentations.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of appropriate pharmacological interventions for non-complex emergency patient presentations.
  • Describe how to foster a collaborative partnership among nurses, patients, families, and other health care professionals within the context of an emergency setting.
  • Use clinical reasoning to identify and manage actual and potential health-related problems for non-complex adult emergency patients.
  • Interpret a variety of arterial blood gas (ABG) results and cardiac rhythms and determine the clinical significance and underlying pathophysiology of these findings.

Effective as of Fall 2019

Related Programs

NSER 7110 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Emergency Nursing Specialty (Combined Emergency/Critical Care Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Advanced Certificate
  2. Emergency Nursing Specialty (Pediatric Emergency Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Advanced Certificate
  3. Emergency Nursing Specialty (Standard Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Advanced Certificate
  4. Nursing
       Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  5. Pediatric Emergency Nursing Specialty
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Advanced Certificate
  6. Pediatric Nursing Specialty (Pediatric Emergency Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Advanced Certificate
  7. Specialty Nursing (Emergency - Combined Emergency/Critical Care Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  8. Specialty Nursing (Emergency - Standard Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing

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