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NSSC 8600 - Community Nursing: Facilitating Health

Nursing Specialty Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

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

$810.46 - $826.50 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2018

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

CRN 41194

Mon Jan 08 - Fri Mar 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 30 Online

Instructor

Corrine Schneider

Course Outline

Cost

$810.46

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Prerequisite: Completion of an Advanced Specialty Certificate. Students must 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

CRN 41265

Mon Jan 08 - Fri Mar 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 30 Online

Instructor

Corrine Schneider

Course Outline

Cost

$249.00

Notes

  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. 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.
  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

Spring/Summer 2018

Below are two offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 26725

Mon Apr 09 - Fri Jun 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 29 Online

Instructor

Corrine Schneider

Course Outline

Cost

$826.50

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Prerequisite: Completion of the Advanced Specialty Certificate. Students must 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 section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST)

Sneak Preview

CRN 27264

Mon Apr 09 - Fri Jun 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 29 Online

Instructor

Corrine Schneider

Course Outline

Cost

$253.81

Notes

  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. This course is for students who require an extension to complete NSSC 8600 from the previous term. Re-registration is a one-time option only.
  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 section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST)

Sneak Preview

Learning Outcomes

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 Spring/Summer 2017

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.

Winter 2018

Books for Winter 2018 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: A Canadian Perspective Plus MyLab Nursing with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package (4th Edition)
Author Lynnette Leeseberg Stamler PhD RN FAAN, Lucia Yiu RN BSc BA MScN, Aliyah Dosani RN BN MPH PhD
Publisher Pearson Canada
Copyright 2016
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-13424-062-6
Price $153.95
Required

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

Spring/Summer 2018

No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course.

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