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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

$292.06 - $297.51 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

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.
  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.

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Spring/Summer 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2019 term.

CRN 62465

Mon Apr 08 - Thu Aug 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 08 - Aug 29 Other

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$297.51

Notes

  1. Clinical lab format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This clinical course requires program approval. Please contact the Clinical Coordinator, Nicole Pasquino at npasquino@bcit.ca for approval. Students must be RN’s that are currently registered with CRNBC to participate. NPSN 7735 is a prerequisite to this course.
  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

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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