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NSNN 7400 - Nephrology Nursing Theory 2: Introduction to Dialysis Nursing

Nursing Specialty Nephrology Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

Course Details

Focuses on the experience of the individual on dialysis. Provides an understanding of the principles of hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis, the complications of dialysis and the lived experience of various individuals to develop the nursing role in the management of dialysis.

Prerequisite(s)

NSNN 7200 and NSNN 7300

Credits

3.0

Cost

$409.41 - $826.50 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2018

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

CRN 19712

Mon Jan 08 - Fri Mar 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 30 Distance

Instructor

Debbie Porter

Course Outline

Cost

$810.46

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. This is a Guided Learning course section. Students must purchase course materials from the BCIT Bookstore. This course is delivered in an online format. On the first day of class, log in to www.bcit.ca/learn/ to access your course.
  3. 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 19715

Mon Jan 08 - Fri Mar 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 30 Distance

Instructor

Debbie Porter

Course Outline

Cost

$249.00

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. Please contact the Program Head at 604-451-7104 for approval to enroll in this section.
  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 42618

Mon Jan 08 - Fri Mar 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 30 Distance

Instructor

Gurpreet Bains

Course Outline

Cost

$409.41

Notes

  1. Available for exam challenge only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Departmental approval is required for this course. Please contact the Program Head at 604-451-7104 for approval. This course section is for students who wish to CHALLENGE their course.
  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 26246

Mon Apr 09 - Fri Jun 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 29 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$826.50

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. This is a NET Online Learning section. Students need to contact the Bookstore in order to obtain course materials.This course is delivered in an online format. On the first day of class, log in to www.bcit.ca/learn/ to access your course.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST)

Sneak Preview

CRN 26247

Mon Apr 09 - Fri Jun 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 29 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$253.81

Notes

  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This is a Re-registration section for students who were registered in the NET section of the previous term and did not complete, and need this one-time extension to complete the course.This course is delivered in an online format. On the first day of class, log in to www.bcit.ca/learn/ to access your course.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST)

Sneak Preview

CRN 28629

Mon Apr 09 - Fri Jun 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 29 Distance

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$417.44

Notes

  1. Available for exam challenge only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Department approval required for registration into this challenge course, contact Program Head at 604-451-7104 for approval prior to registration. Students need to contact the Bookstore in order to obtain course materials for this course/section. This course is delivered in an online format. On the first day of class, log in to www.bcit.ca/learn/ to access your course.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST)

Sneak Preview

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Reflect on various approaches to health care in a dialysis setting and the building of patient-nurse relationships using the principles of transition theory.
  • Utilize critical thinking and systematic inquiry skills to create a comprehensive assessment tool for a renal client experiencing common health challenges.
  • Describe the principles of hemodialysis and the underlying physiological impacts.
  • Describe the principles of peritoneal dialysis and the underlying physiological impacts.
  • Identify psychological and social impacts of dialysis as it varies over the life span and with individuals.
  • Explain the efficacy of dialysis using clinical data.
  • Interpret clinical data to recognize complications of dialysis.
  • Apply knowledge of dialysis to develop care plans for renal patients.
  • Create a personal action plan together with a renal patient, using the principles of adult education and self-care management.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2017

Related Programs

NSNN 7400 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Nephrology Nursing Specialty
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Advanced Certificate
  2. Nursing
    Full-time   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  3. Specialty Nursing (Nephrology)
    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

Books for Winter 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.

Fluids and Electrolytes Made Incredibly Easy!
Author Lippincott Williams
Publisher Wolters Kluwer
Copyright 2015
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-45119-396-1
Price $67.95
Required

Renal Nursing
Author Nicola Thomas
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell
Copyright 2014
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-11841-064-6
Price $87.95
Required

Spring/Summer 2018

No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course.

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