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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for approval Students will receive a course information email 2 to 3 weeks prior to term start.
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This clinical course requires program approval. Please contact the Clinical Coordinator, Nicole Pasqino for approval to register at email@example.com. Students must be currently registered with BCCNP to register.
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
NSPN 7736 is offered as a part of the following programs:
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