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Mental Health, Crisis and Substance Abuse NursingLaajuus (4 cr)

Code: SH00CO02

Objective

The student
-is able to implement multi-professional mental health nursing and nursing of people with addiction problems while taking into consideration the patient's age, growth and development stage, the requirements of ethicality and the care and service setting.
-knows the basics of the mental health and addiction services in Finland and is familiar with the Mental Health Act.
-knows how to assess the resources of mental health patients, of people with addiction problems and of families from different cultural backgrounds.
-is able to take these assessments in consideration when planning, implementing and evaluating the nursing care.
-plans, implements and evaluates interventions for common psychiatric disorders, mental health problems and addictions.
-uses evidence-based interventions to help, support and counsel mental health patients, people with addictions and family members of all ages.
-knows how to support and promote mental health patients', drug and alcohol abusers' and their their next-of-kin's health and ability to function.
-is able to support mental health patients an people with additions and their next-of-kin in crisis situations.
-knows how to encounter violence in patients and their next-of-kin.
-is able to counsel and support patients of all ages and their next-of-kin in self-care and rehabilitation.
-can use current knowledge of psychiatry and addiction medical science.

Content

Health promotion, supporting self-care and rehabilitation in mental health nursing and addiction nursing.
Positive mental health.
Essential nursing interventions in mental health nursing and addiction nursing. Recovery.
The national documentation model.
The impact of the client's age, sex, cultural background, growth and development stage and the impact of the care or service environment and ethicality on mental health nursing and addiction nursing.
Nursing, rehabilitation and counselling for mental health problems and alcohol and drug addictions.
Nursing, rehabilitation and counselling of patients and families in crisis.
Drug care and drug calculations.
Multi-professionalism in mental nursing and addiction nursing.
Self-care counselling for mental health patients, patients with addictions and their next-of-kin.
Safe care environment. Occupational safety. Supervision of work. Psychiatry and addiction medical science.

Qualifications

Registed Nurse`s Competence in Basics of Clinical Nursing
Evidence-Based Clinical Competence of Registered Nurses 1

Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1)

1-2
The student
- uses the knowledge foundation of client-centered clinical nursing narrowly.
- on a satisfactory level, seeks information and uses evidence-based knowledge to explain his/her actions in client-centered clinical nursing.
- on a satisfactory level, implements his/her competence in client-centered clinical nursing in various registered nursing/public health nursing situations.
- is capable of client-centered and safe clinical practice based on ethical principles.
- possesses adequate skills in client-centered clinical decision-making.
- is, to some extent, prepared to develop client-centered clinical nursing.

Assessment criteria, good (3)

3-4
The student
- competently and extensively uses the concepts and knowledge of client-centered clinical nursing.
- evaluates and critically uses evidence-based knowledge in client-centered clinical nursing.
- implements his/her competence in client-centered clinical nursing in an anticipatory manner and is capable of independent decision-making in various client-centered clinical nursing situations.
- is capable of client-centered, responsible and safe clinical practice.
- applies alternative solutions to decision-making in client-centered clinical nursing.
- evaluates action and safety in client-centered clinical nursing based on professional ethical principles of registered nursing/public health nursing.
- acts as an expert of client-centered clinical nursing in multidisciplinary teams and projects in collaboration with people who represent different cultures.
- purposefully develops himself/herself and the working community in client-centered clinical nursing.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

5
The student
- demonstrates competence in the nursing scientific knowledge base and competently applies this knowledge to client-centered clinical nursing.
- independently seeks, uses and critically evaluates international evidence-based nursing scientific knowledge in client-centered clinical nursing.
- implements his/her competence in client-centered clinical nursing in an anticipatory manner and is capable of independent decision-making in various client-centered clinical nursing situations.
- assumes responsibility for the patient's/client's care and service process in client-centered clinical nursing.
- creates innovative alternative solutions to decision-making in client-centered clinical nursing.
- develops action and safety based on the professional ethics of registered nursing/public health nursing in client-centered clinical nursing.
-as an expert of client-centered clinical nursing, develops action in multidisciplinary teams and projects in collaboration with people who represent different cultures.
- develops himself/herself, the profession and practice in client-centered clinical nursing purposefully, with a career-oriented approach.

Assessment criteria, approved/failed

Fail = 0
The student
- does not adequately appreciate or use the knowledge base of client-centered clinical nursing.
- is not adequately able to give reasons for the chosen actions in client-centered clinical nursing.
- is not adequately able to apply to practice his/her knowledge of client-centered clinical nursing.
- is not capable of adequate client-centered and safe clinical practice.
- does not possess adequate decision-making skills for client-centered clinical nursing.
- does not adequately take into consideration safety or ethical principles in client-centered clinical nursing.
- is not prepared to develop client-centered clinical nursing.