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NSPN 7735 - Sexually Transmitted Infections Management Modified

Nursing Specialty Perinatal Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

Course Details

This course provides students with baseline theoretical knowledge for diagnosing and treating various sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Students will apply the theory learned to the development of clinical skills, within the scope of certified nursing practice, with clients experiencing or at risk for STIs. Comprehensive assessment integrates history or present illness and review of systems into the sexual history when appropriate. Registered Nurses seeking certification in Reproductive Health with the CRNBC must complete both NSPN 7735 theory course & NSPN 7736 – Sexually Transmitted Infections Management Clinical Course within one year. Students must be CRNBC registered to be eligible to take the practicum component NSPN 7736. Students require approval from the BCIT to take the course. Registered Midwives: Registered Midwives become competent in the certified practice realm of STI Management as set out by the College of Midwives of British Columbia (CMBC) and are not required to take NSPN 7736.

Credits

2.0

Cost

$275.90 - $543.26 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2018

Below are three offerings of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 40021

Mon Sep 10 - Sun Nov 18 10 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Nov 18 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$543.26

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. This course is online guided learning.with no course materials to be purchased. Students will receive a course information email 2 to 3 weeks 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.

CRN 41395

Mon Sep 10 - Sun Nov 18 10 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Nov 18 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$168.96

Notes

  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. Reregistration section for students who were not able to complete in the previous term. This is a one time only option.
  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 45461

Mon Sep 10 - Sun Nov 18 10 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Nov 18 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$275.90

Notes

  1. Available for exam challenge only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. The challenge section is for students that have special permission from CRNBC and have not been registered in BC before.

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

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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:

  • Describe the scope of practice for RNs/RMs in STI Management in relation to CRNBC Certified Practice regulations.
  • Develop a comprehensive sexual health assessment framework with a primary focus on socio­economic determinants of health.
  • Apply knowledge of reproductive health to the practice of STIM.
  • Analyze issues related to reproductive health and STIM using systematic inquiry and critical reflection.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of administrative strategies for STIM.

Effective as of Fall 2018

Related Programs

NSPN 7735 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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