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NSNE 7940 - Advanced Concepts in Neonatal Nursing

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, 7900, and 7911. This course is offered over twelve weeks of guided independent study. 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 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

3.0

Cost

$860.16

Fall 2020

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

CRN 31997

Tue Sep 08 - Fri Nov 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Nov 27 Online Online Delivery

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$860.16

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Course delivery is online. Students need to contact the BCIT Bookstore to order the course textbook.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 32123

Tue Sep 08 - Fri Nov 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Nov 27 Distance Online Delivery

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$264.34

Notes

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

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:

  • Examine the life-threatening health challenges that can lead to multiorgan dysfunction syndrome in infants.
  • Examine various modes of invasive respiratory support.
  • Identify and examine pharmacological and non-pharmacological agents commonly used to treat critically ill infants.
  • 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.

Effective as of Fall 2019

Related Programs

NSNE 7940 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Neonatal Nursing Specialty
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Advanced Certificate

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Fall 2020

Books for Fall 2020 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.

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Merenstein & Gardner's Handbook Of Neonatal Intensive Care
Author Gardner
Publisher Elsevier
Copyright 2020
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-32356-903-3
Price $136.95
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