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NSNE 7911 - Neonatal Respiratory Care

Nursing Specialty Neonatal Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

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Course Details

This course builds upon the concepts presented in NSNE 7100, 7200, 7300, and 7900. This combination theory and clinical course delivers twelve weeks of guided independent study, a one-day workshop, and 40 hours of clinical practice. A case-study format is used to address high-risk respiratory health challenges of infants. Concepts of respiratory distress syndrome and bronchopulmonary dysplasia will be examined throughout the course. Non-invasive and invasive ventilation modalities will be explored using a developmentally supportive and family-centered care approach.

Prerequisite(s)

NSNE 7100 and NSNE 7200 and NSNE 7300 and NSNE 7900 and NSPN 7450 and RN practicing licensure in a provincial/territorial college of Registered Nurses.

Credits

4.0

Cost

$578.71 - $1,146.16 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2021

Below are three offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 50705

Tue Apr 06 - Fri Jun 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 06 - Jun 25 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Ali Lee

Course Outline

Cost

$1,146.16

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This clinical course provides the opportunity to engage in clinical learning that is tailored to the student’s individual needs. The 40 clinical hours and a one-day workshop will take place within the term dates. Current NRP and CPR is required. Students must be available for clinical placement at any time within the term dates. Contact the Program Assistant at sandra_mcivor@bcit.ca for the clinical application package. “Please note: Clinical courses are non-refundable. Please contact the Program Assistant for withdrawal information.”
  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.

In Progress

CRN 50706

Tue Apr 06 - Fri Jun 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 06 - Jun 25 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Ali Lee

Course Outline

Cost

$360.68

Notes

  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This course section is for students who require an extension to complete their course from the previous term. Re-registration is a one time option only.
  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.

In Progress

CRN 62095

Tue Apr 06 - Fri Jun 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 06 - Jun 25 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Ali Lee

Course Outline

Cost

$578.71

Notes

  1. Available for exam challenge only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Department approval required for registration in to this CHALLENGE section. Contact the Neonatal Program Head at asilveira3@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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

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, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the high-risk respiratory health challenges that increase infant vulnerability.
  • Identify non-invasive and invasive modes of respiratory support.
  • Identify and examine pharmacological and non-pharmacological agents used to treat high-risk respiratory health challenges.
  • Interpret and analyze infant blood gas results in relation to case studies and modalities of respiratory support.
  • Apply developmentally supportive and family-centered care within the context of caring for infants with high-risk respiratory health challenges.
  • Demonstrate safe and competent nursing care of infants receiving non-invasive and invasive modes of respiratory support.
  • Demonstrate accurate and timely documentation of nursing care.
  • Practice in accordance with Professional Standards for Registered Nurses.

Effective as of Fall 2019

Related Programs

NSNE 7911 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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