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NSPN 7745 - Introduction to Sexual Health Rehabilitation 2

Nursing Specialty Perinatal Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

Course Details

NSPN 7745 is course two of a two-part introductory course on human sexuality in the context of nursing practice. The objective of this course is to expand on the concepts learned and applied in NSPN 7740. In this course students will have opportunities to build upon previous learning and existing competencies in the field of sexual- health rehabilitation. This course will utilize the concepts and models learned in NSPN 7740 as a foundation to more advanced knowledge and skills in sexual health rehabilitation including: (1) An in­depth exploration of issues faced by our patient populations (2) Exposure to modes of therapies and treatments for sexual health concerns (3) Instruction on methods for sexual interviewing and history taking (4) Discussion of educational and counselling theories and methods.

Prerequisite(s)

NSPN 7740

Credits

3.0

Cost

$810.63

Fall 2018

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

CRN 40023

Mon Sep 10 - Fri Nov 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Nov 30 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$810.63

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. This course is online guided learning with no course materials to be purchased. Successful completion of NSPN 7740 is prerequisite to this course. 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 44197

Mon Sep 10 - Fri Nov 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Nov 30 Distance

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$249.17

Notes

  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This is a re-registration section for students who were unable to complete in the previous term. This is a one-time only option. Students must have prior email approval from instructor. Send email approval to Program Assistant at epeters14@bcit.ca for registration approval.
  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:

  • Utilize a comprehensive sexual health assessment framework in predicting patients’ sexual health concerns.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the biopsychosocial models of sexual desire. Describe common treatment modalities for sexual dysfunction.
  • Describe common sexual consequences of congenital or acquired medical/surgical conditions.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of reproductive health (fertility, contraception and safer sex) and considerations for different patient populations.
  • Describe the role of motor and sensory influences on sexual health. Explain the effects of bowel and bladder functioning on sexual health.
  • Assess and analyze sexual self – view and self ­ esteem and how this relates to healthy sexuality.
  • Relate the influence on partnership and parenting issues to sexual function and satisfaction. For each parameter of the framework, demonstrate ways to address each aspect and thereby promote the principles of sexual rehab.
  • Conduct a sexual history taking session, demonstrating principles of sexual history taking and therapeutic counselling technique.
  • Display ability to promote sexual health rehabilitation through counselling and patient education and collaborative relationships with other health care professionals.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2017

Related Programs

NSPN 7745 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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