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NSNN 7500 - Nephrology Nursing Clinical 2: Nursing Care of the Person on Dialysis

Nursing Specialty Nephrology Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

Course Details

Prepares for a beginning level of hemodialysis nursing in a hemodialysis facility through a four-week clinical experience. Requires written and practical assignments over the 12-week term. May require attendance in greater Vancouver to complete this component.

Prerequisite(s)

75% in NSNN 7400

Credits

5.0

Cost

$687.40 - $1,382.54 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2018

Below are two offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 27120

Mon Apr 09 - Fri Jun 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 29 Other

Instructor

Gurpreet Bains

Course Outline

Cost

$1,382.54

Notes

  1. Clinical lab format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Department approval is required for registration into this course, contact the 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.
  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 and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 52746

Mon Apr 09 - Fri Jun 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 29 Other

Instructor

Tony Chacon

Course Outline

Cost

$687.40

Notes

  1. Available for exam challenge only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This is a Challenge Section. Department approval is required for registration into this 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.
  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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Discuss effective strategies that facilitate working collaboratively with clients on hemodialysis to promote health.
  • Utilize a phenomenological approach in order to interpret a client and their family’s experience of hemodialysis.
  • Program a hemodialysis machine according to the client’s prescription.
  • Apply the clinical decision-making process to assess a client’s health status in a clinical setting pre-, intra- and post-dialysis.
  • Assess a client’s vascular accesses for patency.
  • Use effective communication techniques that promote efficient multidisciplinary team partnerships and collaboration.
  • Utilize principles of aseptic technique and venipuncture in initiating, managing, and discontinuing hemodialysis.
  • Identify and describe the pharmacology of agents commonly used specifically in hemodialysis.
  • Perform the basic hemodialysis procedure using individualized dialysis prescriptions.
  • Identify and interpret common laboratory, radiological and diagnostic investigations and monitoring results correlated to hemodialysis.
  • Identify and manage common complications of hemodialysis.
  • Describe the rationale and applicable conditions for sodium profiling.
  • Apply clinical decision-making skills to respond to and manage changes in a client’s health pre-, intra- and post-dialysis.
  • Assess the clinical data and consult with the nephrology team about the adequacy of dialysis.
  • Describe possible strategies to improve the efficacy of hemodialysis.
  • Perform a comprehensive assessment of a hemodialysis client.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2017

Related Programs

NSNN 7500 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. Specialty Nursing (Nephrology)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing

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