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NSNN 7410 - Nephrology Theory 2: Part A

Nursing Specialty Nephrology Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

Course Details

Modified from NSNN 7400, for nurses enrolled in a Compressed Time Frame program and VIHA program. Nephrology Nursing Certificate requires completion of NSNN 7420 Part B as well. The focus of NSNN 7410 course is to introduce principles of Hemodialysis. It is required to complete successfully in order to enroll into NSNN 7500 Hemodialysis clinical course. The application of the concepts of chronicity and transition to the context and theory of hemodialysis dialysis, comprehensive assessments of clients on dialysis will be explored. The basic theoretical concepts introduced in this course will be further applied in subsequent clinical courses that follow NSNN 7400.


NSNN 7200




$217.40 - $417.85 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2019

Below are two offerings of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 41398

Tue Sep 03 - Fri Nov 22 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 03 - Nov 22 Online



Course Outline




  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Department approval is required prior to registration. Contact Program Head at 604-451-7104 for approval. Course delivery is in an online format.

CRN 43626

Tue Sep 03 - Fri Nov 22 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 03 - Nov 22 Online



Course Outline




  1. Available for exam challenge only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This is a special CHALLENGE section for NSNN 7410. Please contact the Program Head at 604-451-7104 for approval to register. This course is delivered in an online format. On the first day of class, log in ot to access your 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.

Learning Outcomes

As licensed health care practitioners, all learners will practice in accordance with professional standards of practice throughout the course. 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.
  • 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.

Effective as of Fall 2019


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