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Short Course in Psychiatric Nursing for Registered Nurses

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Short Courses in Psychiatric Nursing for Registered Nurses

 


Module 1: Psychiatric Nursing Methods and Skills

Dates: 19 - 23 November 2018
Time: 07:00 – 16:00

Cost:  R4 200.00 per person (Lunch included)

Presented by: Tracy-Lee Lowes / Mariè Horn / Siyabonga Dlamini
Venue: Vista Clinic, 135 Gerhard Street, Centurion, Gauteng
Enquiries: Cindy Fourie 012 664 0222 ext. 348 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 


or Click here to download the registration form

Click here to download the 2018 programme

About this workshop:

In this module the one-to-one therapeutic relationship with the mental health care user, supportive interviews, mental health education and therapeutic groups will be explored as professional resources mobilised by the mental health nurse in order to facilitate the promotion of mental health. These resources are psychiatric nursing methods that require certain skills and knowledge.

Module 1 Outline:

1.  Orientation to the module.

2. The therapeutic relationship:
a. Definition of a therapeutic relationship
b. Characteristics of a therapeutic relationship
c. Phases of a therapeutic relationship/supportive interview
d. Problem-solving process
e. Barriers to a therapeutic relationship
f. Conducting a therapeutic interview (practical component)

3.  Facilitative communication:
a. Therapeutic attitudes
b. Non-verbal facilitative communication skills
c. Verbal facilitative communication skills

4.  Crisis intervention:
a. Definition of concepts
b. Characteristics of a crisis
c. Risk factors for crisis development
d. Phases in crisis intervention

5.  Therapeutic groups:
a. Definition of therapeutic groups
b. Types of therapeutic groups
c. Therapeutic factors of groups
d. Group dynamics
e. Group roles
f. Group stages
g. Role of the therapist in creating and maintaining therapeutic groups
h. Obstacles in therapeutic groups
i. Facilitation of a group (practical component)

6.  Mental health education:
a. Assessment
b. Planning
c. Implementation
d. Evaluation
e. Designing a visual aid for mental health education (practical component)

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Module 2: Psychopathology

Dates: Choose one of the following weeks to attend:

          12 – 16 March 2018 or

          16 – 20 April 2018 or

          14 – 18 May 2018

Time:  07:00 – 16:00
Cost:  R4 200.00 per person (Lunch included)

Presented by: Tracy-Lee Lowes / Mariè Horn / Siyabonga Dlamini

Venue: Vista Clinic, 135 Gerhard Street, Centurion, Gauteng

Enquiries: Cindy Fourie 012 664-0222 x348 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 


or Click here to download the registration form

Click here to download the 2018 programme

About this workshop:

In this module, various aspects related to nursing and psychopathology will be covered. Diagnosis and classification of psychiatric disorders will be discussed, along with the nursing process (assessment, diagnosis and formulation/implementation of a nursing plan).

A number of psychiatric conditions will also be explored, such as mood disorders and suicide, anxiety disorders, cognitive disorders, and personality disorders, in order to facilitate the promotion of mental health.

Module 2 Outline:

1. Orientation to the module

2. Diagnosing and classifying psychiatric disorders:

a. History of the DSM 5

b. Understanding the DSM 5

c. Implementing the DSM 5

3. Nursing process:

a. Assessment of the MHCU.

b. Formulating a nursing diagnosis.

c. Formulating and implementing a nursing care plan.

4. Mood disorders and suicide:

a. Classification

b. Aetiology

c. Diagnosis

d. Pharmacology

e. Nursing care plan

5. Anxiety disorders:

a. Classification

b. Aetiology

c. Diagnosis

d. Pharmacology

e. Nursing care plan

6. Cognitive disorders:

a. Classification

b. Aetiology

c. Diagnosis

d. Pharmacology

e. Nursing care plan

7. Personality disorders:

a. Classification

b. Aetiology

c. Diagnosis

d. Pharmacology

e. Nursing care plan

 

 

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