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NSNN 7425 - Advanced Peritoneal Dialysis

Nursing Specialty Nephrology Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

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Course Details

Focuses on the principles of peritoneal dialysis (PD), the application of the concepts of transition to the context and the theory of peritoneal dialysis, comprehensive nursing assessments and care of clients living with peritoneal dialysis, and integrating self-management and self-management support into practice. The emphasis will be on empowering clients on dialysis to self-manage through collaborative goal setting.

Credits

1.5

Cost

$434.36 - $434.56 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2020 term.

CRN 66836

Mon Apr 06 - Fri Jun 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 06 - Jun 26 Online

Instructor

Josephine Dalmacio

Course Outline

Cost

$434.36

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. 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.
  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.

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Fall 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 44614

Tue Sep 08 - Fri Nov 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Nov 27 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$434.56

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Course delivery is an online format. Students need to contact the Bookstore in order to obtain course materials. On the first day of class, log in to www.bcit.ca/learn to access your course. Contact the Program Head at 604-451-7104 for approval to register.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, May 27 at 9:00 am (PDT)

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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:

  • Describe the principles of peritoneal dialysis.
  • Identify the characteristics of a client suited to peritoneal dialysis.
  • Describe the underlying physiological, psychological and social impacts of peritoneal dialysis.
  • Explain the assessment process for peritoneal dialysis clients.
  • Summarize common complications of peritoneal dialysis and the various strategies for complication management.
  • Explain the efficacy of dialysis using clinical data.
  • Apply knowledge of dialysis to develop care plans for peritoneal patients.
  • Explore communication approaches that foster collaborative relationships with peritoneal clients.
  • Create a personal action plan together with a renal patient, using the principles of adult education and self-care management.

Effective as of Fall 2019

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