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Mental Health and Addiction Nursing (4 cr)

Code: SWNS2026-3008

General information


Enrollment

01.08.2024 - 25.08.2024

Timing

02.09.2024 - 31.12.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

4 op

Mode of delivery

Face-to-face

Unit

School of Health and Social Studies

Teaching languages

  • English

Seats

0 - 30

Degree programmes

  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Nursing

Teachers

  • Tiia Luotojoki
  • Taina Sten

Teacher in charge

Tiia Luotojoki

Groups

  • SNS24VS
    Bachelor's Degree Programme in Nursing, vaihto-opiskelu/Exchange studies
  • SNS23SG2
    Bachelor's Degree Programme in Nursing

Objective

Purpose of the course
In this course you will understand the importance of promoting mental health in different life situations. You will get skills for the early identification of mental and substance abuse disorders and the planning of holistic patient care. In addition, you will learn about the most common mental health disorders, addiction and the basics of crisis management. The course will strengthen your professional ethics and self-reflection skills.

Competences
Evidence based nursing and decision making competence
Client competence in health and social care
Internationalisation and communications competence

Learning outcomes
You understand the importance of mental health as part of a person's well-being and the impact of the personal life history in mental health.
You understand the importance of prevention, individual resources, and self-care in promoting mental health.
You understand the impact of mental disorders, addiction and crises on the lives of patients and the family.
You know the common evidence-based nursing interventions for treating mental illness and addiction in various nursing settings.
You understand the role of therapeutic relationship with the patient and the family.
You know the digital applications of the service system in mental health and addiction nursing.

Content

Your personal and cultural values ​​and attitudes in mental health, addiction and crisis nursing.
Culturally sensitive mental health promotion and mental health and addiction and crisis nursing.
Etiology of mental health and addiction disorders, threats and protective factors, early identification, evidence-based treatment and rehabilitation.
Theoretical foundations of common mental health and addiction nursing interventions, such as therapeutic nurse-patient relationship, dialogue, psychoeducation and brief intervention.
Understanding the process of acute crisis.
Working in multiprofessional teams.
Mental health and addiction service system, recommendations and legislation.
Digital and mobile applications for the treatment of mental and substance abuse disorders.
Your personal well-being and clinical supervision.
Special issues in mental health and addiction nursing (eg ethical issues, stigma, attitudes, social exclusion, generational chain and safety).

Oppimateriaali ja suositeltava kirjallisuus

Material provided in course Moodle workspace.

Teaching methods

Lectures and dialogue
Independent and group assignments
Exam

Exam schedules

Course exam at the end of the course, 2 resits

Student workload

Lectures and discussions 26h
Independent assignments 22h
preparing for classes, exam 60h

Further information

Active participation in classes
Independent assignments
Group assignment
Exam

Evaluation scale

0-5

Arviointikriteerit, tyydyttävä (1-2)

Sufficient 1
You describe the importance of mental health as part of a person's overall well-being.
You describe the role of prevention of health risks, individual resources and self-care in promoting mental health.
You list the effects of mental health disorder, addiction and crisis on the lives of the patient and the family.
You know some of the common evidence-based nursing methods for treating mental health disorders and addiction.
You are able to explain the role of therapeutic relationship with the patient and the family.
You know the digital applications of the service system in mental health and addiction nursing.

Satisfactory 2
You describe the importance of mental health as part of a person's overall well-being.
You describe the role of prevention of health risks, individual resources and self-care in promoting mental health.
You know the effects of mental health disorders, addiction and crisis on the lives of the patient and the family.
You describe some of the the evidence-based nursing interventions for treating mental health disorders and addiction.
You are able to explain the role of therapeutic relationship with the patient and the family.
You know the digital applications of the service system in mental health and addiction nursing.

Arviointikriteerit, hyvä (3-4)

Good 3
You understand the importance of mental health as part of a person's overall well-being and the importance of prevention, individual resources, and self-care in promoting mental health.
You understand the impact of mental health disorders, addiction and crises on the lives of patients and the family.
You have a basic understanding of the common evidence-based nursing interventions for treating mental health and addiction disorders in various nursing settings.
You are able to explain the role of therapeutic relationship with the patient and the family and name some factors affecting it.
You are able to tell about the digital applications of the service system in mental health and addiction nursing.

Very good 4
You justify the importance of mental health as part of a person's overall well-being and the importance of prevention, individual resources and self-care in promoting mental health.
You evaluate the impact of mental health disorders, addiction and crises on the life of the patient and the family.
You are able to choose the appropriate evidence-based nursing methods for treating mental health disorder and addiction in various nursing settings.
You describe the stages of a therapeutic relationship with a patient and the family and recognize factors affecting it.
You can tell about the digital applications of the service system in mental health and addiction nursing.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

Excellent 5
You are able to evaluate the importance of mental health as part of a person's overall well-being and the importance of prevention, individual resources and self-care in promoting mental health.
You are able to draw conclusions about the impact of mental health disorders, addiction and crises on the lives of the patient and the family.
You choose and justify the appropriate evidence-based nursing methods for treating mental health disorders and addiction in various nursing settings.
You describe the stages of a therapeutic relationship with a patient and the family and recognize factors affecting it.
You are able to guide the patient to use the digital applications of the service system in mental health and addiction nursing.

Qualifications

The student masters basic knowledge, key concepts and methods of social and health care system and operating environment. Student masters the goals and methods of health promotion and preventive nursing. Student knows the basics of evidence-based decision making.