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NSSC 8800 - Community Nursing: Facilitating Health Action

Nursing Specialty Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

Course Details

Based on the Canadian Community Health Nursing Standards of Practice, this course provides opportunities for exploring contemporary perspectives on health promotion, protection of health, a community health nursing process, and participatory decision making. Clinical experience occurs through engaging in participatory dialogue with a selected group; exploring salient health issues; and facilitating collective health action.

Prerequisite(s)

NSSC 8600

Credits

3.0

Cost

$843.27

Winter 2020

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

CRN 41195

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 42639

Mon Jan 06 - Fri Mar 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Mar 27 Distance

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 the Canadian Community Health Nursing Standards of Practice to a selected group.
  • Analyze contemporary health promotion and health protection perspectives.
  • Facilitate group communication skills through participatory dialogue and decision making with a selected group.
  • Develop collaborative professional relationships to promote health and build capacity with a selected group.
  • Apply a Community Health Nursing process with a selected group.
  • Apply the Population Health Promotion Model with a selected group.
  • Identify salient health issues for a selected group through participatory dialogue.
  • Analyze salient health issues in terms of health determinants and salient socio-environmental influences
  • Synthesize a community health diagnosis in collaboration with a selected group.
  • Build sustainable agreements about appropriate health action strategies with selected group.
  • Develop an implementation plan for health action that includes building group capacity in collaboration with a selected group.

Effective as of Fall 2019

Related Programs

NSSC 8800 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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