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NSNE 7920 - Neonatal Acute Care

Nursing Specialty Neonatal Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

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Course Details

This course builds on the concepts presented in NSNE 7100, 7200, 7300, 7900 and 7911. This combination theory and clinical course delivers twelve weeks of guided independent study, a workshop, and 40 hours of clinical practice. A case-study format will be used to address the care of infants experiencing life-threatening health challenges, including aspiration, persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn, sepsis, multiorgan dysfunction, abdominal wall defects, hydrops, congenital diaphragmatic hernia, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, and extremely low birth weight. Treatment modalities such as venous and arterial access, various modes of invasive respiratory support, pharmacological support, and blood products are examined using a developmentally supportive and family-centered care approach.

Prerequisite(s)

NSNE 7100 and NSNE 7200 and NSNE 7300 and NSNE 7900 and NSNE 7911 and NSPN 7450 and RN practicing licensure in a provincial/territorial college of Registered Nurses. *Note: NSNE 7911 or equivalent education and/or experience. Contact Program Head for approval.

Credits

4.0

Cost

$576.43 - $1,169.01 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2020

Below are three offerings of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 32336

Tue Sep 08 - Fri Nov 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Nov 27 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$1,169.01

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Department Approval is required for registration into this theory and clinical course. Please contact the Program Head at 604-451-6837. Students must contact the BCIT Bookstore to order the course textbook. Course delivery is online.

CRN 32653

Tue Sep 08 - Fri Nov 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Nov 27 Distance

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$349.45

Notes

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

CRN 38650

Tue Sep 08 - Fri Nov 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Nov 27 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$576.43

Notes

  1. Available for exam challenge only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Department approval required for registration in to this Challenge section. Please contact the Program Head at 604-451-6837. Course delivery is online.

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:

  • Examine the life-threatening health challenges that can lead to multiorgan dysfunction syndrome in infants.
  • Examine various modes of invasive respiratory support.
  • Identify various treatment options for caring for infants with life-threatening health challenges.
  • Explore developmentally supportive and family-centered care within the context of caring for infants with life-threatening health challenges.
  • Identify and examine pharmacological and non-pharmacological agents commonly used to treat critically ill infants.
  • Demonstrate safe and competent nursing care of infants experiencing life-threatening health challenges and various modes of invasive 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 7920 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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