HEM401


Course Title Course Code Program Level
Mental Health and İllness Nursing HEM401 Nursing B.A. / B.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Credits
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
07
(Fall)
84 224 196 504 14 17

Teaching Staff Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Nazan TURAN
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites No prerequisites
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to explain the basic principles, concepts, methods and practices of mental health and psychiatric nursing for the protection, development and improvement of mental health, to evaluate the healthy/mentally impaired individual, family and society in the light of developmental, biopsychosocial changes affecting mental health, based on understanding of people and human behaviors.
Course Content The contents of this course include lectures and case discussions of preventive, therapeutic and rehabilitative theoretical and applied knowledge on mental health and psychiatric nursing; knowledge and practices for the student to gain therapeutic communication skills and transfer them to the nursing process by being aware of emotions, thoughts, behaviors and interpersonal skills.
Learning Outcomes (LO) 1. He/She can define the concept of human and mental health, the dynamics affecting human mental health, and the roles of psychiatric nurses in the protection of mental health. 2. He/She knows the concepts of mental health, illness and protection; becomes aware of the importance, protection, maintenance and development of mental health in the world and in our country and the responsibilities of nurses in this field. 3. He/She can explain the normal and abnormal behavior patterns of people and the factors affecting these behaviors. 4. He/She uses therapeutic communication skills while interviewing patients with mental disorders. 5.He/She observes the individual with mental disorder and realizes the importance of writing an observation report. 6. He/She conducts “psychosocial nursing assessment” to help patients with physical illness and emotional problems and life crises. 7. He/She evaluates groups at risk in terms of mental health in the society, plans and implements nursing interventions by evaluating individuals with their families in terms of protecting, improving and rehabilitating their mental health. 8. He/She perceives the role and responsibilities of the nurse in the treatment of mental disorders. 9. He/She is aware of and applies ethical principles in psychiatric nursing.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week History of Psychiatric Nursing Theories Self Defense Mechanisms Personality Development
2. Week Basic Concepts in Psychiatric Nursing Therapeutic Environment and Communication Group Initiatives Nurse-patient Relationship Mental Status Examination and Psychiatric Interview
3. Week Psychosis and Neurosis Affective Disorders
4. Week Schizophrenia, Delusional (Paranoid) Disorders
5. Week Neurotic, Stress-Related Somatoform Disorders-I
6. Week Neurotic, Stress-Related Somatoform Disorders-II
7. Week Personality Disorders Sexual Adjustment Issues Psychosomatic Diseases
8. Week Organic Mental Disorders Disorders Related to Psychoactive Substance Use
9. Week Childhood Mental Problems and Disorders
10. Week Drug Treatment in Mental Disorders Somatic Treatment in Mental Disorders Psychotherapies
11. Week Consultation Liaison Psychiatry Emergency Psychiatric Services The Concept of Crisis and Crisis Intervention
12. Week Aging Community Mental Health Preventive Mental Health Services
13. Week Legal and ethical issues Cultural and spiritual concepts appropriate for Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing
14. Week Nursing Process Application Studies
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
Mid-term (%) 40
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%)
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References 11. Kum, N. ve Ark.,(1996) Psikiyatri Hemşireliği El Kitabı, Koç Yayınları; İstanbul. 2. Öztürk, O, Uluşahin A.,(2015) Ruh Sağlığı ve Bozuklukları, Bayt Yayın Hizmetleri; Ankara. 3. Townsend, M.C., (2014) Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, Sixth Edition, F.A Davis Company; Philadelphia 4. Varcoralis E.M. (2016). Foundations of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, W.B. Saunders Company; Philadelphia 5. Butcher N., Mineka S., Hooley N.J. (2013). Abnormal Psychology. (Çeviri Editörü:İhsan D.). Anormal Psikoloji.Kaknüs Yayınları,İstanbul.
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)

 

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PQ4

PQ5

PQ6

PQ7

PQ8

PQ9

PQ10

PQ11

PQ12

LO1

5

4

5

3

5

5

5

5

5

1

1

5

LO2

4

4

5

3

5

5

5

5

5

1

2

5

LO3

4

5

3

3

5

3

3

4

4

1

2

5

LO4

3

4

4

2

4

4

5

5

3

1

1

5

LO5

4

4

3

2

5

2

5

5

2

1

4

5

LO6

3

4

3

1

5

3

5

5

4

1

3

5

LO7

4

4

3

2

5

2

5

5

2

1

3

5

LO8

3

2

2

1

5

3

3

5

2

1

1

5

LO9

2

1

5

1

2

1

3

3

5

1

1

5