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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

$553.78 - $1,099.38 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2018

Below are three offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 65545

Mon Jun 04 - Fri Aug 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 04 - Aug 24 Online

Instructor

Ian Fingler

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,099.21

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Prerequisite for health authority CTFs. Please contact the program assistant at 604-451-7094
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

CRN 58330

Mon Apr 09 - Fri Jun 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 29 Online

Instructor

Joanne Macaluso

Course Outline

Cost

$1,099.21

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Please contact the Program Assistant at 604-451-7094 for approval. On-line D2L course, textbooks can be purchased from the BCIT bookstore. 75% in NSCC 7150 is a prerequisite to this course. Please ensure you have successfully completed NSCC 7150 prior to registering for NSER 7110.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

In Progress

CRN 59023

Mon Apr 09 - Fri Jun 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 29 Distance

Instructor

Ian Fingler

Course Outline

Cost

$553.78

Notes

  1. Available for exam challenge only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Program approval is required for registration into this challenge section. Please contact program head at 604-456-8021
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

In Progress

Fall 2018

Below are two offerings of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 36426

Tue Sep 04 - Fri Nov 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 04 - Nov 23 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,099.38

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.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, May 30 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

CRN 36506

Tue Sep 04 - Fri Nov 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
      Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$553.95

Notes

  1. Available for exam challenge only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This challenge section 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.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, May 30 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

Learning Outcomes

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 Spring/Summer 2017

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

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Spring/Summer 2018

Books for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

Acls Study Guide
Author Barbara J Aehlert RN BSPA
Publisher Elsevier Canada
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-32340-114-2
Price $50.50
Required

Pathophysiology: The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children
Author Kathryn L. McCance RN PhD, Sue E. Huether RN PhD
Publisher Elsevier Canada
Copyright 1919
Binding Hardback
ISBN 978-0-32358-347-3
Price $190.95
Required

Fall 2018

No information on books is currently available for Fall 2018 offerings of this course.

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