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NSNE 7940 - Advanced Concepts in Neonatal Nursing

Nursing Specialty Neonatal Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

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 7911

Credits

3.0

Cost

$826.67

Fall 2018

Below are two offerings of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 31997

Tue Sep 04 - Fri Nov 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 04 - Nov 23 Online

Instructor

Sheena Velasco

Course Outline

Cost

$826.67

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Course delivery is on-line format. Students need to contact the BCIT Bookstore to order tthe course textbook.
  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 32123

Tue Sep 04 - Fri Nov 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 04 - Nov 23 Distance

Instructor

Sheena Velasco

Course Outline

Cost

$253.98

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 on-line 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 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 Spring/Summer 2017

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