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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

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

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

$0.00 - $587.85 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2021

Below are three offerings of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 37479

Mon Nov 01 - Thu Dec 09 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Nov 01 - Dec 09 Online

Instructor

Nicole Pasquino

Course Outline

Cost

$587.85

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 on month 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.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 39403

Mon Nov 01 - Thu Dec 09 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Nov 01 - Dec 09 Online

Instructor

Nicole Pasquino

Course Outline

Cost

$182.69

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. Re-registration is a one time option. Students must contact Nicole Pasquino at npasquino@bcit.ca for 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.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 48114

Mon Nov 01 - Thu Dec 09 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Nov 01 - Dec 09 Online

Instructor

Nicole Pasquino

Course Outline

Cost

$298.44

Notes

  1. Available for exam challenge only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This challenge course is for students who have special approval from BCCNM and have not been registered in BC before. Please contact the Program Coordinator, Nicole Pasquino at npasquino@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 this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

Winter 2022

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

CRN 77612

Mon Jan 10 - Sun Feb 20 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Feb 20 Online

Instructor

Nicole Pasquino

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$587.85

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. This is an online course. Students will receive a course information email approximately one month prior to term start. There is one textbook to be purchased from the bookstore.
  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 77720

Mon Jan 10 - Sun Feb 20 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Feb 20 Online

Instructor

Nicole Pasquino

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$182.69

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. This is a one-time only option and students must have instructor 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 86624

Mon Jan 10 - Sun Feb 20 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Feb 20 Online

Instructor

Nicole Pasquino

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$298.44

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.

CRN 88417

Mon Jan 10 - Sun Feb 20 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Feb 20 Online

Instructor

Nicole Pasquino

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

Unknown

Notes

  1. Available for exam challenge only.
  2. This is a challenge section for HA sponsored students.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

Online registration for this course offering is not available. However, you can still register via phone, mail or in person.

Registration Options

CRN 77607

Mon Feb 21 - Sun Apr 03 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 21 - Apr 03 Online

Instructor

Nicole Pasquino

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$587.85

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. This is an online course. Students will receive a course information email approximately one month prior to term start. There is one textbook to be purchased from the bookstore.
  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 77979

Mon Feb 21 - Sun Apr 03 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 21 - Apr 03 Online

Instructor

Nicole Pasquino

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$182.69

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. This is a one-time only option and students must have instructor 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 86625

Mon Feb 21 - Sun Apr 03 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 21 - Apr 03 Online

Instructor

Nicole Pasquino

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$298.44

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.

CRN 88418

Mon Feb 21 - Sun Apr 03 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 21 - Apr 03 Online

Instructor

Nicole Pasquino

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$0.00

Notes

  1. Available for exam challenge only.
  2. This section is for HA sponsored challenge students.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

Online registration for this course offering is not available. However, you can still register via phone, mail or in person.

Registration Options

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

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