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NSPN 7200 - Perinatal Theory 2 Childbearing Women

Nursing Specialty Perinatal Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

Course Details

NSPN 7200 builds on the concepts presented in NSPN 7100, Healthy Childbearing Experiences and the Newborn. The social determinants of health perspective is the framework for this course which seeks to explore common health challenges experienced during the perinatal period through the use of multifaceted case studies. Each case study will assist the learners to consider the diverse population of women and families they will care for in the perinatal setting. Health challenges of substance use, violence, mental Health, preterm labour, hypertension, diabetes, multiple gestation, perinatal loss, post term pregnancy, HIV, and disabilities are explored. Concepts of systematic inquiry, critical reflection, and clinical decision making are emphasized throughout the course.

Prerequisite(s)

NSPN 7100

Credits

3.0

Cost

$417.44 - $826.50 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2018

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

CRN 25904

Mon Apr 09 - Fri Jun 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 29 Online

Instructor

Andrea Heavenor

Course Outline

Cost

$826.50

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. This course is online with one textbook to be purchased at the bookstore. Students will receive a course information email approximately 1 week prior to term start.
  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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 25905

Mon Apr 09 - Fri Jun 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 29 Online

Instructor

Andrea Heavenor

Course Outline

Cost

$253.81

Notes

  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. This is a re-registration section for students who require an extension to complete their course from the previous term. Re-registration is a one-time only option. Student must have approval from instructor, then email Program Assistant at epeters14@bcit.ca for registration approval.
  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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 27862

Mon Apr 09 - Fri Jun 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 29 Distance

Instructor

Andrea Heavenor

Course Outline

Cost

$417.44

Notes

  1. Available for exam challenge only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This online challenge section is for experienced perinatal nurses; there is one textbook that students may purchase if they wish. Students will receive a course information email approximately 1 week prior to term start. Please contact the Program Head at reina_van_lagen@bcit.ca for approval to register.
  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

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:

  • Explain how the social determinants of health relate to perinatal outcomes.
  • Define and explain the course perinatal health challenges.
  • Identify risk factors related to the identified course perinatal health challenges.
  • Describe the effect of the perinatal health challenges on fetal growth and development.
  • Describe the effect of the perinatal health challenges on the maternal pregnancy and childbearing experience.
  • Discuss the role of the nurse as a member of the interdisciplinary team in providing comprehensive care to women experiencing perinatal health challenges.
  • Describe the impact of perinatal health challenges on the transition to parenting.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2017

Related Programs

NSPN 7200 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Nursing
    Full-time   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  2. Perinatal Nursing Specialty (Perinatal - Perioperative Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Advanced Certificate
  3. Perinatal Nursing Specialty (Standard Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Advanced Certificate
  4. Specialty Nursing (Perinatal - Perioperative Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  5. Specialty Nursing (Perinatal - Standard Option)
    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.

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.

Manual of High Risk Pregnancy and Delivery
Author Elizabeth S. Gilbert RNC MS FNPc
Publisher Elsevier Canada
Copyright 2010
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-32307-253-3
Price $99.50
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