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NSNN 7600 - Nephrology Nursing Theory 3: Living with Renal Disease and Complex Health Challenges

Nursing Specialty Nephrology Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

Course Details

Provides further breadth and depth in Nephrology Nursing. Topics include co- morbid conditions, ethical issues, caring for families and renal transplants.

Prerequisite(s)

NSNN 7500

Credits

3.0

Cost

$810.46 - $826.50 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2018

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

CRN 42622

Mon Jan 08 - Fri Mar 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 30 Distance

Instructor

Tony Chacon

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 42623

Mon Jan 08 - Fri Mar 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 30 Distance

Instructor

Tony Chacon

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. 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. 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

Spring/Summer 2018

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

CRN 27265

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 couse.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

CRN 28632

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 have not completed the course in the previous term. Re-registration is a one-time option only.
  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

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

  • Describe the pathophysiology, assessment and symptom management of the three most common complex health challenges for a renal client: cardiovascular complications, diabetes and acute renal failure.
  • Perform a comprehensive assessment for a renal client with complex health challenges building on your own assessment and clinical decision-making skills.
  • Utilize a family-centered care approach to address social support issues for renal clients.
  • Analyze a renal client through the lens of the renal transplantation process, including donor and recipient evaluation, transplant surgery, immunosuppression, and associated management of complications such as rejection and infection.
  • Utilize an ethical framework in exploring end of life decision-making for clients and their families.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2017

Related Programs

NSNN 7600 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

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.

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

Core Curriculum for Nephrology Nursing, 6th Edition, 2015 (Complete Set 6 Modules) SET
Author Anna
Copyright 2015
Binding Hardback
ISBN 978-1-94032-512-5
Price $159.95
Optional

Handbook of Dialysis
Author John T. Daugirdas MD, Peter G. Blake MB FRCPC FRCPI, Todd S. Ing MB FRCP
Publisher Wolters Kluwer
Copyright 2015
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-45114-429-1
Price $127.95
Optional

Spring/Summer 2018

Books for Spring/Summer 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.

Core Curriculum for Nephrology Nursing, 6th Edition, 2015 (Complete Set 6 Modules) SET
Author Anna
Copyright 2015
Binding Hardback
ISBN 978-1-94032-512-5
Price $159.95
Required

Handbook of Dialysis
Author John T. Daugirdas MD, Peter G. Blake MB FRCPC FRCPI, Todd S. Ing MB FRCP
Publisher Wolters Kluwer
Copyright 2015
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-45114-429-1
Price $127.95
Required

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

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