Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

Swedish

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 knowledge in psychiatric nursing and care and provide the students opportunities to develop their knowledge and practical competence.

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 consciously use his/her abilities for the benefit of the patient and his/her relatives. The student will be able to analyze the limitations in her /his knowledge and to use supervision as support. The student will be able to analyze the significance of ethical principles and to apply them in psychiatric care. She/he understands the significance of health promotion, preventive and rehabilitative mental health work.

Course contents

Tradition and science in psychiatric care Mental health - unhealth Care relation The nurse in psychiatric care Ethics Group processes Health Promotion Preventive and rehabilitative care.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Drug abuse and Crisis Care

Recommended or required reading

Crafoord C. 2005 Människan är en berättelse. Falun. Natur och kultur Rask, M. & Brunt, D. 2010 Vårdande och stödjande handlingar. Inom psykiatrisk vård- och boendeformer. Lund. Studentlitteratur. Sarvimäki.A och Stenbock-Hult.B. 2008 Omvårdnadens etik. Sjuksköterskan och det moraliska rummet. Stockholm. Liber. Articles

Study activities

  • Lectures - 60 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 20 hours
  • Individual studies - 55 hours
  • Seminars - 0 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams

Assessment requirements

Examination accepted with 60% correct answers

Teacher

Savolainen Jari

Examiner

Savolainen Jari

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

  • 2014-10-30 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations

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