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NSER 7110 - Emergency Nursing Theory 1

Nursing Specialty Emergency Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

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. Students are given opportunities to work both individually and collaboratively, and will be expected to participate in group activities throughout this course.

Prerequisite(s)

NSCC 7150

Credits

4.0

Cost

$587.85 - $1,166.65 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2021

Below are two offerings of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 36426

Tue Sep 07 - Fri Nov 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Nov 26 Online

Instructor

Joanne Macaluso

Course Outline

Cost

$1,166.65

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Please contact the program assistant at mheskia@bcit.ca 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 course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 36506

Tue Sep 07 - Fri Nov 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Nov 26 Online

Instructor

Joanne Macaluso

Course Outline

Cost

$587.85

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 mheskia@bcit.ca.
  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

Winter 2022

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 76297

Tue Jan 04 - Fri Mar 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 25 Online

Instructor

Joanne Macaluso

Course Outline

Cost

$1,166.65

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Please contact the program assistant at mheskia@bcit.ca 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. Required 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 76335

Tue Jan 04 - Fri Mar 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 25 Distance

Instructor

Joanne Macaluso

Course Outline

Cost

$587.85

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 mheskia@bcit.ca
  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
    Full-time   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  5. Pediatric Emergency Nursing Specialty
    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

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