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NSNE 7300 - Neonatal Clinical 1

Nursing Specialty Neonatal Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

Course Details

This clinical course introduces learners to the care of infants experiencing common health challenges. This three-week clinical course takes place in a NICU and focuses on the following key areas of practice: assessment and care planning, medication administration, thermal management, nutrition, infection control, and developmentally supportive and family-centered care.


NSNE 7100 and NSNE 7200





Winter 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 19644

Mon Jan 07 - Fri Mar 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 29 Other


Annie Silveira

Course Outline




  1. Clinical lab format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This is a 3 week clinical course that takes place during the 12 week course term dates. Department approval required. Please contact the Program Head/Clinical Coordinator at 604-451-6387 for application and approval to register.
  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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

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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, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate safe and competent nursing care in the six key areas of practice: assessment, medication administration, thermal management, nutrition, infection control, and developmentally supportive family-centered care.
  • Develop and use interpersonal skills to establish partnerships with infants, families, and the health care team.
  • Develop and use critical thinking skills to reflect on your own practice and learning.
  • Plan individualized nursing care for infants and their families, integrating knowledge of growth and development, pathophysiology, and developmentally supportive and family-centered care under the supervision of the clinical instructor/preceptor.
  • Demonstrate clinical decision-making skills to plan care for infants and their families under the supervision of the clinical instructor/preceptor.
  • Demonstrate accurate and timely documentation of nursing care.
  • Practice in accordance with Professional Standards for Registered Nurses.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2017

Related Programs

NSNE 7300 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Neonatal Nursing Specialty
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Advanced Certificate
  2. Specialty Nursing (Neonatal)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing


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Registration is currently open for the Winter 2019 term.

The sneak preview for the Spring/Summer 2019 term starts Fri, Feb 15 at 8:30 am (PST).

Students may register for Spring/Summer 2019 term courses online, by phone, mail or in-person starting Wed, Feb 20 at 9:00 am (PST).

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