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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. 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 STI clinical placements coordinator, Sandeep Gill bcitstiplacements@gmail.com to take the course. Preceptors and placement sites must be approved by the BCIT STI clinical placement coordinator, prior to the student beginning any clinical hours.

Prerequisite(s)

NSPN 7735

Credits

1.0

Cost

$291.71

Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 62465

Mon Apr 09 - Thu Aug 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Aug 30 Other

Instructor

Nicole Pasquino

Course Outline

Cost

$291.71

Notes

  1. Clinical lab format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This clinical course requires program approval. Please contact the Clinical Coordinator, Sandeep Jawanda at bcitstiplacements@gmail.com 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.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term 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:

  • 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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