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NSPN 7720 - Contraceptive Management in Reproductive Health for CRNBC Certification

Nursing Specialty Perinatal Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

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 set out by the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) and the College of Midwives of British Columbia (CMBC). Registered Nurses: Upon completion of the course nurses will write an Exit Evaluation and if successful, will apply to be placed on the CRNBC Certified Practices Register and be eligible to use the certified practice designation. CRNBC-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 CRNBC decision support tools visit: https://www.crnbc.ca/Standards/CertifiedPractice/ContraceptiveMgmt/Pages/Default.aspx Registered Midwives: Upon completion of the course, midwives will write an Exit Evaluation and if successful, will apply to be placed on the CMBC Specialized Skill Register.

Credits

2.0

Cost

$553.78

Spring/Summer 2018

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

CRN 59658

Mon May 21 - Sun Jul 01 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 21 - Jul 01 Online

Instructor

Nicole Pasquino

Course Outline

Cost

$553.78

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.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 59962

Mon May 21 - Sun Jul 01 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 21 - Jul 01 Online

Instructor

Nicole Pasquino

Course Outline

Cost

$172.00

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.

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:

  • 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 Spring/Summer 2017

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 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.

Contraceptive Technology
Author Robert A. Hatcher
Publisher Bridging the Gap Communications
Copyright 2011
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-59708-004-0
Price $102.50
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Managing Contraception (2017-2018)
Author Hatcher
Copyright 2018
Binding Paperback
Price $26.95
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