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NSSC 8600 - Community Nursing: Facilitating Health

Nursing Specialty Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

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Course Details

This course explores contemporary community health nursing, examining multiple perspectives on community, health, and relational practice. Community health nursing is examined through the lenses of primary health care, health promotion, and ethics. Clinical practice is focused on facilitating participatory dialogue with a selected group to explore perspectives on relational practice in health care.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$860.16

Fall 2020

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

CRN 31803

Tue Sep 08 - Fri Nov 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Nov 27 Distance Online Delivery

Instructor

Corrine Schneider

Course Outline

Cost

$264.34

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 only option. Course delivery is online.
  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 this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 31804

Tue Sep 08 - Fri Nov 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Nov 27 Online Online Delivery

Instructor

Corrine Schneider

Course Outline

Cost

$860.16

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Prerequisite: Completion of the Advanced Specialty Certificate. Course delivery is online. Students need to contact the BCIT Bookstore to order course materials.
  3. 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 this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

Winter 2021

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2021 term.

CRN 41194

Mon Jan 04 - Fri Mar 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 26 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$860.16

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Prerequisite: Completion of an Advanced Specialty Certificate. Students must contact the BCIT Bookstore to order the required course materials.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 28 at 9:00 am (PDT)

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CRN 41265

Mon Jan 04 - Fri Mar 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 26 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$264.34

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.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 28 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

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:

  • Critically reflect on the concepts, community, health, and relational practice, from multiple perspectives.
  • Articulate personal values, beliefs, and assumptions related to communities, health, and relational practice.
  • Describe the scope and nature of community health nursing.
  • Examine the Canadian Community Health Nursing Standards of Practice.
  • Analyze community health nursing through the lenses of primary health care, health promotion, and ethics.
  • Apply contemporary culture and diversity concepts to community health nursing.
  • Apply fundamental participatory group facilitation skills with a chosen group.
  • Demonstrate effective participatory dialogue with a group about perspectives on relational practice in health care.

Effective as of Fall 2019

Related Programs

NSSC 8600 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

Books & Supplies

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

Fall 2020

Books for Fall 2020 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.

Community Health Nursing
Author Stamler
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2016
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-13424-062-6
Price $153.95
Required

Facilitator's Guide To Participatory Decision-Making
Author Kaner
Publisher Jossey
Copyright 2014
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-11840-495-9
Price $54.50
Required

Publication Manual Of The American Psychological Assn
Author Apa
Copyright 2020
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-43383-216-1
Price $45.50
Optional

Winter 2021

No information on books is currently available for Winter 2021 offerings of this course.

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