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NSNE 7920 - Neonatal Acute Care

Nursing Specialty Neonatal Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

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 7911

Credits

4.0

Cost

$551.44 - $1,109.84 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2018

Below are three offerings of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 44632

Mon Jan 08 - Fri Mar 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 30 Other

Instructor

Carly Eliades

Course Outline

Cost

$1,086.17

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Departmental approval is required for registration in to this course. Please contact the Program Head at 604 451 7080 for approval to register. Contact the BCIT Bookstore ( www.bcitbookstore.ca/distance/buy_main.asp? ) to order materials. Course delivery is online.
  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 this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 44679

Mon Jan 08 - Fri Mar 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 30 Other

Instructor

Carly Eliades

Course Outline

Cost

$337.55

Notes

  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This course section is for students who require a course 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 this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 77787

Mon Jan 08 - Fri Mar 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 30 Other

Instructor

Carly Eliades

Course Outline

Cost

$551.44

Notes

  1. Available for exam challenge only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This combination theory and clincial course includes an online component. Department approval is required for registration in this Challenge section. Please contact the Program Head at 604-451-7080.
  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 this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

Spring/Summer 2018

Below are three offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 29627

Mon Apr 09 - Fri Jun 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 29 Online

Instructor

Carly Eliades

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,109.84

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Please contact the Program Head for approval to register.Tel 604 451 7080 Email treena_cardiff@bcit.ca. Students need to contact the Bookstore to order course textbook. Course delivery is online.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

CRN 50707

Mon Apr 09 - Fri Jun 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 29 Other

Instructor

Carly Eliades

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$346.25

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.

CRN 61422

Mon Apr 09 - Fri Jun 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 29 Distance

Instructor

Carly Eliades

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$556.07

Notes

  1. Available for exam challenge only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Department approval required for registration in to this challenge section. Contact Program Head for approval to register. Tel 604-451-7080 or Toll-free 1 800 663 6542 ext 7080. Email treena_cardiff@bcit.ca Contact the Bookstore to order course textbook. Course delivery is online format.
  4. 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

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 Spring/Summer 2017

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

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Winter 2018

No information on books is currently available for Winter 2018 offerings of this course.

Spring/Summer 2018

Books for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

Merenstein and Gardner's Handbook of Neonatal Intensive Care
Author Sandra Lee Gardner RN MS CNS PNP, Brian S. Carter MD FAAP, Mary I Enzman-Hines APRN PhD CNS CPNP APHN-BC, Jacinto A. Hernandez MD PhD MHA FAAP
Publisher Elsevier Canada
Copyright 2016
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-32332-083-2
Price $134.95
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