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NSPO 7100 - Perioperative Theory 1: Developing Perioperative Partnerships

Nursing Specialty Perioperative Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

Course Details

This course introduces perioperative nursing, including the roles of nurses and multidisciplinary perioperative team members. It introduces the concepts of caring, advocacy, patient safety, and risk management and discusses strategies to enact them. Participants consider how health relates to perioperative patients, and how the perioperative nurse promotes health. Basic information about safety and aseptic technique is presented. Learners explore how individuals might experience surgery and anesthesia, using framing concepts of anxiety, vulnerability, and uncertainty. Strategies are presented for how the nurse can seek to understand the patient’s perioperative experience and respond by providing care based in relational practice. Models for ethical practice and clinical decision-making are discussed. Students will consider how environmental factors such as time and space affect team function, patient care, and the patient’s lived experience. Strategies for communication and collaboration are presented as they relate to patient support and team function.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$417.61 - $826.66 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2019

Below are four offerings of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 19679

Mon Jan 07 - Fri Mar 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 29 Mon Distance

Instructor

Karen Sheehan

Course Outline

Cost

$826.66

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. This is online guided learning with one textbook to purchase from the bookstore. Students will receive a course information email approximately 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 41419

Mon Jan 07 - Fri Mar 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 29 Distance

Instructor

Karen Sheehan

Course Outline

Cost

$253.98

Notes

  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This course section is for students who require a course extension to complete their course from the previous term. Re-registration is a one-time only option.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

CRN 80175

Mon Jan 07 - Fri Mar 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 29 Distance

Instructor

Karen Sheehan

Course Outline

Cost

$417.61

Notes

  1. Available for exam challenge only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Please contact the program head for approval 604-451-7079.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

Online registration for this course offering is not available. However, you can still register via phone, mail or in person.

Registration Options

CRN 81177

Mon Jan 07 - Fri Mar 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 29 Distance

Instructor

Karen Sheehan

Course Outline

Cost

Unknown

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. This section is online guided learning for BCIT UGN students with one textbooks to be purchased from the bookstore. Students will receive a course information email approximately 3 weeks prior to term start. Please contact the program assistant at 604-432-8875 for approval to register.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

Online registration for this course offering is not available. However, you can still register via phone, mail or in person.

Registration Options

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:

  • Describe perioperative nursing practice and the roles of perioperative nurses.
  • Describe selected basic principles of asepsis and safety used in perioperative nursing.
  • Discuss the perioperative nurse’s understanding of the patient’s experiences of anesthesia and surgery.
  • Explain how nurses can enact patient-centered care that incorporates the meaning that patients make of their perioperative experiences.
  • Explain how perioperative nurses enact caring with patients and families.
  • Explain how perioperative nurses advocate for patients and families.
  • Explain the concepts of health, illness, vulnerability, uncertainty, and anxiety as they apply to perioperative patients’ experiences of surgery and anesthesia.
  • Describe partnerships between perioperative team members and patients; explain how the perioperative environment influences the development of these partnerships.
  • Explain how perioperative nurses communicate and collaborate to create partnerships, manage risks and hazards, and promote patient safety in the perioperative setting.
  • Explain how perioperative nurses contribute to multidisciplinary perioperative team function.
  • Explain how perioperative nurses use ways of knowing the individual (case, patient, and person) to provide safe and ethical patient-centered care.
  • Explain how perioperative nurses use reflective critical thinking and practice frameworks for clinical decision-making.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2017

Related Programs

NSPO 7100 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Nursing
    Full-time   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  2. Perioperative Nursing Specialty
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Advanced Certificate
  3. Specialty Nursing (Perioperative)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Winter 2019

Books for Winter 2019 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

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Berry & Kohn's Operating Room Technique
Author Phillips
Publisher Mosby
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-32339-926-5
Price $183.95
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