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NSPN 7200 - Perinatal Theory 2 Childbearing Women

Nursing Specialty Perinatal Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

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Course Details

NSPN 7200 is one of three theory courses in the Perinatal Nursing Specialty Program. This course builds on the concepts presented in NSPN 7100: Healthy Childbearing Experiences. Social determinants of health, cultural safety, and trauma informed care provide the foundation for this course, which explores some of the more common perinatal health challenges. Multifaceted case studies assist learners to consider the diverse population of women and families they will care for. Health challenges include; preterm labour, hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, multiple gestation/assisted human reproduction, post-term pregnancy/perinatal loss, gestational diabetes, and substance use/mental health in pregnancy. Comprehensive assessment and clinical decision-making are emphasized throughout the course.

Prerequisite(s)

75% in NSPN 7100 and S in NSPN 7250

Credits

3.0

Cost

$877.25

Winter 2022

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 41148

Tue Jan 04 - Fri Mar 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 25 Online

Instructor

Andrea Heavenor

Course Outline

Cost

$269.52

Notes

  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. 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.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

CRN 19663

Tue Jan 04 - Fri Mar 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 25 Online

Instructor

Andrea Heavenor

Course Outline

Cost

$877.25

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. For approval, please send your FHS certificate (not the online manual certificate) or the date you are booked for FHS to the Program Assistant at epeters14@bcit.ca. This is an online course with one textbook to be purchased at the bookstore. Students will receive a course information email approximately on month prior to term start.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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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.
  • Outline the components of a comprehensive perinatal assessment.
  • Demonstrate application of the situated clinical decision making framework to perinatal clinical scenarios.
  • Summarize culturally safe and trauma informed care practices in the context of perinatal care.
  • Define each of the presented perinatal health challenges with accompanying risk factors.
  • Describe the impact of each of the presented perinatal health challenges on fetal well-being.
  • Describe the impact of each of the presented perinatal health challenges on the maternal pregnancy and childbearing experience.
  • Discuss the role of the perinatal nurse as a member of the interprofessional team in providing comprehensive care to women experiencing a perinatal health challenge.

Effective as of Fall 2019

Related Programs

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

School of Health Sciences

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

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