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TNE21SP Bachelor's Degree Programme in Nursing

Course Description

Code4 NURMIE12
NameMental Health and Substance Abuse Nursing
Credits5 cr
Credits in Foreign Language5 cr
ObjectivesThe student is able to

-analyse the ethical challenges related to mental health disorders, substance abuse and their care on the basis of relevant literature. Analyse personal views and attitudes as well.
-analyse the significance of ethical instructions and legislation related to mental health and addiction care
-apply culture-related information to mental health and addiction care
-assess his or her own cultural attitudes
-analyse the client’s and family’s resources
-analyse mental health and sobriety promotion policies both nationally and internationally
-utilise evidence of and researches on mental health and addiction care in decision-making and working.
-describe the importance of the essential methods used in treatment, care relationship and care community as well as the importance of clinical supervision
-describe the importance of multi-professional team work and networking
-describe the key features of mental health and addiction care services
-perform the related drug calculations accurately
-name the most common mental health disorders in children, adolescents and adults, and their examination and treatment methods
ContentMental health work and mental health, sobriety promotion. Ethics in mental health and addiction care. Evidence based methods in mental health and addiction care. Mental health and addiction care services. The most common mental illnesses and addiction problems (Psychiatry). Medication for mental health disorders and substance abuse and drug calculations. Nutritional care in mental health and substance abuse nursing.
RequirementsParticipation in lessons, collaborative learning, assignments, seminars, drug calculations, online exam and exam.
Grading Scale0 - 5
Course materialVIDEBECK, Sheila L. Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing. 2014. 6th edition. Philadelphia: LWW. E-book. Available through the Savonia library’s webpages. Applicable parts.
Topics covered during the lessons and other topical material announced at the beginning of the course.
PrerequisitesClient-oriented Social and Health Care Services, Nursing Assessment and Interventions, Nursing Assessment and Interventions, Clinical skills and related internship, Basics of Pharmacological Treatment, Medical nursing and related internship, Anatomy, Physiology Diagnostics Examinations 1 and 2.
Other considerationsParticipation in collaborative studying in mandatory.
ContactAho Jukka

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