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NSSC 8500 - Professional Growth

Nursing Specialty Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

Course Details

Professional growth is explored from personal, professional, and historical perspectives. Students choose a focus for growth which is fostered by ongoing critical reflection and journaling. Relational practice is explored through the lenses of mentoring and harmful workplace relationships. Contemporary trends in ethical practice are examined, including the contextual influences on practice; the development of moral identity; and the enhancement of moral integrity. An anticipated trajectory for professional development is envisioned and described.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$843.27

Winter 2020

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 19833

Mon Jan 06 - Fri Mar 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Mar 27 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$843.27

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Prerequisite: Completion of an Advanced Specialty Certificate. This is an online course. There are no course materials to order.
  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 41264

Mon Jan 06 - Fri Mar 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Mar 27 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$259.13

Notes

  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This course section is for students who require an extension to complete their course from the previous term. Re-registration is a one-time option only.
  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

As licensed health care practitioners, all learners will practice in accordance with professional standards of practice throughout the course. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Apply theoretical and personal perspectives to an assessment of your professional development.
  • Develop a personal plan for your professional growth.
  • Build personal resiliency through improved self-awareness.
  • Support professional growth in others through the practice of precepting, coaching and mentoring.
  • Explain the impact of workplace violence on employees.
  • Develop strategies for dealing with violence in the workplace.
  • Explain the importance of interprofessional collaborative practice in healthcare practice.
  • Determine appropriate action for a morally distressing situation in practice using an ethical decision-making framework.
  • Develop your personal vision and mission statements.
  • Set achievable goals for professional growth within a 5 year personal action plan.

Effective as of Fall 2019

Related Programs

NSSC 8500 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Specialty Nursing (Critical Care - Combined Critical Care/Emergency Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  2. Specialty Nursing (Critical Care - Standard Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  3. Specialty Nursing (Emergency - Combined Emergency/Critical Care Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  4. Specialty Nursing (Emergency - Standard Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  5. Specialty Nursing (High Acuity)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  6. Specialty Nursing (Neonatal)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  7. Specialty Nursing (Nephrology)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  8. Specialty Nursing (Occupational Health)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  9. Specialty Nursing (Pediatric - Critical Care Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  10. Specialty Nursing (Pediatric - Standard Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  11. Specialty Nursing (Perinatal - Perioperative Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  12. Specialty Nursing (Perinatal - Standard Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  13. Specialty Nursing (Perioperative)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing

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