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NSNE 7900 - Clinical Preceptorship in Neonatal Nursing

Nursing Specialty Neonatal Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

Course Details

This two-week clinical course provides the opportunity to engage in clinical learning that is tailored to the student’s individual needs. Using a preceptorship model in an NICU, students will have an opportunity to build upon prior clinical experiences of caring for infants with common health challenges. The following key areas of practice will be used to guide clinical learning: assessment and care planning, medication administration, thermal management, nutrition, infection control, and developmentally supportive and family-centered care.


NSNE 7100 and NSNE 7200 and NSNE 7300





Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 25940

Mon Apr 09 - Wed Aug 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Aug 29 Other


Annie Silveira

Course Outline




  1. Clinical lab format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Contact the Program Head for approval to register in this clinical course. 604-451-7080 Toll-free 1-800-663-6542 ext 7080 or e-mail There are no course materials to order.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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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.
  • Demonstrate growth in planning 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 preceptor.
  • Demonstrate growth in clinical decision-making skills in planning care for infants and their families under the supervision of the clinical 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 7900 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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