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NSER 7800 - Emergency Nursing and Mental Health

Nursing Specialty Emergency Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

Course Details

This practice-based course has been developed for nurses caring for patients experiencing mental health challenges or patients experiencing physical illness/injury with a concomitant mental health component. This course is suitable for all nurses working in rural, community, or tertiary hospital emergency departments as well as community settings. The following information provides a brief description of our course.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$843.27 - $859.96 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 44118

Mon Jan 06 - Fri Mar 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Mar 27 Distance

Instructor

Joanne Macaluso

Course Outline

Cost

$843.27

Notes

  1. Guided learning format.
  2. This is an elective course whithin the ER curriculum that may be suitable for some students and can also be taken on its own as continuing ed.
  3. 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.

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Spring/Summer 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2020 term.

CRN 29284

Mon Apr 06 - Fri Jun 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 06 - Jun 26 Distance

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$859.96

Notes

  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.

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:

  • Participants will utilize a mental health framework for the assessment of patients experiencing mental health challenges.
  • Participants will demonstrate safe care for patients with a variety of mental health challenges.
  • Participants will describe the effects of anti-psychotic, anti-depressant, and anti-manic medications.
  • Participants will critically analyze the impact of mental health challenges on patients and their families.
  • Participants will describe the ways in which mental health discourse impacts patients and the health care they receive.
  • Participants will describe current theories explaining mental health challenges.
  • Participants will reflect in writing about current practices in the care of people experiencing mental health challenges.

Effective as of Fall 2019

Related Programs

NSER 7800 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Specialty Nursing (Emergency - Standard Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing

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