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NSPN 7736 - The Sexually Transmitted Infections Management Clinical Course

Nursing Specialty Perinatal Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

Course Details

​This course is a 20 – 24 hour clinical course for which NSPN 7735 is a pre-requisite and approval to register is required. Within the scope of nursing practice with clients experiencing, or at risk for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), students will learn various clinical skills designated as CRNBC certified practice. Comprehensive assessment integrates history or present illness and review of system into the sexual history when appropriate. Students entering STI employment are encouraged to arrange their preceptor-¬led placements within the community that they will be practicing. In the event that students cannot arrange their own preceptorships BCIT will request the placement and place the students. Placements are prioritized for students who will be immediately practicing within STIM certified practice. BCIT MUST ensure the preceptor and placement meets the requirements for CRNBC certification. Students enrolling in this course must have completed NSPN 7735, hold current CRNBC registration and require approval from the BCIT to take the course. Preceptors and placement sites must be approved by the BCIT Faculty, prior to the student beginning any clinical hours. Practicum hours are completed in a series of 3 – 4 hours shifts usually spanning 6 – 8 weeks depending on clinical site.

Prerequisite(s)

NSPN 7735

Credits

1.0

Cost

$153.03 - $292.06 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2018

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

CRN 40177

Mon Sep 10 - Fri Dec 21 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Dec 21 Other

Instructor

Nicole Pasquino

Course Outline

Cost

$286.71

Notes

  1. Clinical lab format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This is a clinical course for students who have successfully completed NSPN 7735 STIM Theory course and now require a clinical component. Please contact the Clinical Coordinator, Nicole Pasquino at npasquino@bcit.ca for approval Students will receive a course information email 2 to 3 weeks 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.

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

In Progress

CRN 45462

Mon Sep 10 - Sun Nov 18 10 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Nov 18 Other

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$153.03

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 in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

Winter 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 80878

Mon Jan 07 - Fri Mar 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 29 Other

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$292.06

Notes

  1. Clinical lab format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This clinical course requires program approval. Please contact the Clinical Coordinator, Nicole Pasqino for approval to register at npasquino@bcit.ca. Students must be currently registered with BCCNP to register.

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:

  • Apply the knowledge of reproductive health to the practice of STIM.
  • Utilize an appropriate STI risk assessment tool and diagnostic screening tests to identify a STI.
  • Analyze issues related to reproductive health and STI using a systematic inquiry and critical reflection.
  • Demonstrate appropriate care and treatment of specific syndromes and infections. Provide sexual health promotion, counselling and client education through collaborative relationships with Certified Registered Nurses, Clinicians and Primary Health Care Providers.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2017

Related Programs

NSPN 7736 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

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

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