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NSPE 7500 - Pediatric Clinical 2

Nursing Specialty Pediatric Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

Course Details

In this 3 week preceptorship course, students develop and begin to enact their role in pediatric nursing by exploring the pediatric environment and assessing influences pertaining to pediatric patient and family health. Students will focus on applying and integrating theory and frameworks from the preceding courses, developing comprehensive assessment skills and applying this knowledge in the care of pediatric patients and their families. The course is centered on learning activities which are flexible and enable students to obtain a tailored clinical experience. Through these learning activities, students are provided with opportunities to build on the communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and systematic inquiry skills necessary to provide child and family-centered care. In particular, clinical decision making and articulation of a personal practice framework for pediatric nursing will be emphasized. Students will work with preceptors to promote safe, competent, and ethical nursing care. In addition, students will develop and foster collaborative relationships with patients, families, colleagues, instructors, and other health care providers. The core concepts of family-centred care and relational practice are threaded throughout pediatric course.

Prerequisite(s)

NSPE 7300

Credits

4.0

Cost

$564.77 - $1,110.19 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 25923

Mon Apr 09 - Fri Jun 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 29 Other

Instructor

Tara Hodgson

Course Outline

Cost

$1,109.84

Notes

  1. Clinical lab format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Contact the Program Head at 604-412-7548 for approval to register. Students need to contact the Bookstore in order to obtain course materials.
  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 2018

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

CRN 31833

Tue Sep 04 - Fri Nov 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 04 - Nov 23 Other

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,110.19

Notes

  1. Clinical lab format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This is a clinical section. Department Approval is required for registration into this course. Contact the Program Head at 604-412-7548. Course delivery is a paper-based format. Students need to contact the Bookstore in order to obtain course materials.
  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 section is only available for registration starting Wed, May 30 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

CRN 32223

Tue Sep 04 - Fri Nov 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 04 - Nov 23 Other

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$564.77

Notes

  1. Available for exam challenge only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This is the Challenge section for this clinical. Department Approval is required for registration into this course. Contact the Program Head at 604-412-7548 for approval and for more information.
  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 section is only available for registration starting Wed, May 30 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

Learning Outcomes

In this course, learners will have opportunities to use the processes of critical thinking, systematic inquiry, communication, collaboration, leadership and professionalism. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate independent clinical decision making in pediatric critical care nursing during the care of pediatric patients and their families.
  • Use therapeutic communication, collaboration and partnership skills in the development and maintenance of nurse-child and nurse-family member relationships.
  • Document and articulate assessment findings and patient, family, and nursing concerns in a systematic and comprehensive manner.
  • Provide competent nursing care that acknowledges and encourages collaboration with the patient, family, and other inter-professional team members.
  • Plan, implement and evaluate nursing care of pediatric patients and their families which reflects consideration of available resources, principles of growth and development, knowledge of normal and pathologic physiology, family-centered care and standards of practice.
  • Provide safe, competent, and ethical nursing care for pediatric patients and their families experiencing a variety of health challenges.
  • Describe ethical issues commonly encountered in the pediatric critical care setting and identify issues that may contribute to moral distress.
  • Participate in ethical decision making in the pediatric critical care setting.

Effective as of Fall 2017

Related Programs

NSPE 7500 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Pediatric Nursing Specialty (Standard Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Advanced Certificate
  2. Specialty Nursing (Pediatric - Standard Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing

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