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NSPN 7720 - Contraceptive Management in Reproductive Health for BCCNM Certification

Nursing Specialty Perinatal Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

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Course Details

​This course is for Registered Nurses (RNs) and Registered Midwives (RMs) who are seeking competencies for Contraceptive Management Certified Practice. Students will be provided with the minimum requirements for safe assessment, provision and management of Combined Hormonal Contraception (CHC) and Progestin only Hormonal Contraception (POC). Students will become competent in the certified practice realm of Contraceptive Management (CM) as mandated by the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives Registered Nurses (BCCNM)). Registered Nurses: Upon completion of the course nurses will write an Exit Evaluation and if successful, will apply to be placed on the BCCNM Certified Practices Register and be eligible to use the certified practice designation. Registered Midwives: Upon completion of the course, midwives will write an Exit Evaluation and if successful, will apply to be placed on the BCCNM Specialized Skill Register. BCCNM/NNPBC-approved CM Decision Support Tools (DSTs) are supported by the World Health Organization & US CDC Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use. For full information on BCCNM certified practice please visit https://www.bccnm.ca/RN/CertifiedPractice/Pages/Default.aspx

Credits

2.0

Cost

$292.70 - $576.43 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2021

Below are six offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 59649

Mon Apr 12 - Sun May 23 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - May 23 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Nicole Pasquino

Course Outline

Cost

$576.43

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. This course is online learning with one textbook to be purchased from the bookstore. Students will receive a course information email approximately three weeks prior to course 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.

CRN 59774

Mon Apr 12 - Sun May 23 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - May 23 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Nicole Pasquino

Course Outline

Cost

$179.22

Notes

  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This is a re-registration section for students who were unable to complete in the previous term. This is a one time only option. Students must get written approval from instructor then forward to Program Assistant at epeters14@bcit.ca for registration approval.
  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 67551

Mon Apr 12 - Sun May 23 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - May 23 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Nicole Pasquino

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$292.70

Notes

  1. Available for exam challenge only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This challenge course is for students who have special approval from BCCNP and have not been registered in BC before.

CRN 59658

Tue May 25 - Sun Jul 04 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 25 - Jul 04 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Nicole Pasquino

Course Outline

Cost

$576.43

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. This course is online learning with one textbook to be purchased from the bookstore. Students will receive a course information email approximately three weeks prior to course 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.

CRN 59962

Tue May 25 - Sun Jul 04 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 25 - Jul 04 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Nicole Pasquino

Course Outline

Cost

$179.22

Notes

  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This is a re-registration section for students who were unable to complete in the previous term. This is a one time only option. Students must have email approval from instructor then forward to the Program Assistant at epeters14@bcit.ca for registration approval.
  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 66259

Tue May 25 - Sun Jul 04 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 25 - Jul 04 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Nicole Pasquino

Course Outline

Cost

$292.70

Notes

  1. Available for exam challenge only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This challenge course is for students who have special approval from BCCNP and have not been registered in BC before.
  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

As licensed health care practitioners, all learners will practice in accordance with professional standards of practice throughout the course. 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 knowledge of current relevant legislation that allows Certified Registered Nurses and Registered Midwives to provide contraception management.
  • Develop a comprehensive sexual health assessment framework with a primary focus on socio­economic determinants of health.
  • Apply the knowledge of reproductive health to the practice of contraceptive management.
  • Assess, analyze and refer clients with sexually transmitted infections to the appropriate Primary Health Care Provider.
  • Identify types of contraceptive methods including indications, contraindications and mechanism of action.
  • Analyze issues related to reproductive health and contraceptive management using systematic inquiry and critical reflection.
  • Provide sexual health promotion, counselling and client education through collaborative relationships with Certified Registered Nurses, Clinicians and Primary Health Care Providers.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of administrative strategies for contraceptive management.

Effective as of Fall 2019

Related Programs

NSPN 7720 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. Perinatal Nursing Specialty (Standard Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Advanced Certificate
  3. Specialty Nursing (Pediatric - Standard 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

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Spring/Summer 2021

Books for Spring/Summer 2021 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.

Contraceptive Technology 21St Ed
Author Hatcher
Copyright 2018
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-73205-560-5
Price $129.95
Required

Managing Contraception (2019-2020)
Author Hatcher
Copyright 2019
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-73298-842-2
Price $26.95
Optional

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