The course takes place in period

  • 1 (2019-08-01 to 2019-10-27)
  • 2 (2019-10-28 to 2019-12-31)

Level/category

General studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

3

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to develop and increase knowledge in psychiatric nursing and care and provide the students opportunities to develop their knowledge and practical competence in psychiatric nursing care.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to realize the significance of the care relationship and to conciously use his/her abilities for the benefit of the patient and his/her relatives. The student will be able to analyze the limitations and resources in her/his knowledge and to use supervision as support. The student will be able to reflect on the significance of ethical principles and to apply them in psychiatric care. The students understand the significance of promotive, preventive and rehabilitative mental health work.

Course contents

Tradition and science in psychiatric care The nurse in psychiatric care Dimensions of mental health Aspects of caring relation Ethics in psychiatric nursing care Group processes Aspects in preventive and rehabilitative care

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Studies of the year one and two.

Recommended or required reading

Townsend, M. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing : Concepts of Care in Evidence-Based Practice Edition 8 (Unit 1 chapters 1&2, Unit 2 chapter 3 and Unit 3 chapters 7&8) Publisher F. A. Davis Company Print Pub Date 2014-08-20 Ebook Print ISBN 9780803640924 eBook ISBN 9780803643963

Study activities

  • Lectures - 35 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 45 hours
  • Individual studies - 50 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 130 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 130 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Exams (written-, oral-, home-)

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the following examinations: Examination 1; written and oral presentation Examination 2; theoretical exam (examinations include written examination tests, demonstrations and presentations, reports and produktions, essays, and also presence at specified occasions) The examinations contribute to the final grade as follows:passed in all parts

Teacher

  • Ericsson Christoffer
  • Savolainen Jari

Examiner

Savolainen Jari

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit (28 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Reexaminations

  • 2019-11-22
  • 2020-01-17

Course enrolment period

2019-08-12 to 2019-09-08

Assessment methods

2019-10-11 - Exams
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2019-09-03 09:15 - 12:00 D4110 Clinical Care VII: Psychiatric Nursing Savolainen Jari
2019-09-05 12:15 - 16:00 B522 Clinical Care VII: Psychiatric Nursing Savolainen Jari
2019-09-06 09:15 - 14:00 D4110 Clinical Care VII: Psychiatric Nursing Savolainen Jari
2019-09-11 12:30 - 16:00 B320 Clinical Care VII: Psychiatric Nursing Savolainen Jari
2019-09-30 12:15 - 18:00 E494 Clinical Care VII: Psychiatric Nursing Simulations Group 1 Ericsson Christoffer
Savolainen Jari
2019-09-30 12:15 - 18:00 E492 Clinical Care VII: Psychiatric Nursing Ericsson Christoffer
Savolainen Jari
2019-10-02 09:00 - 12:45 D4109 Clinical Care VII: Psychiatric Nursing Savolainen Jari
2019-10-04 09:15 - 14:00 Clinical Care VII: Psychiatric Nursing Time to prepare for exam Savolainen Jari
2019-10-07 09:15 - 16:00 E486 Clinical Care VII: Psychiatric Nursing Simulations Group 2 Ericsson Christoffer
Savolainen Jari
2019-10-07 09:15 - 16:00 E492 Clinical Care VII: Psychiatric Nursing Ericsson Christoffer
Savolainen Jari
2019-10-11 09:00 - 12:30 D4106 Clinical Care VII: Psychiatric Nursing Exam Savolainen Jari

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