Bachelor's degree in Nursing (to qualify as a nurse) (Verona)

Relationship in nursing care [Matricole dispari] - PSICOLOGIA CLINICA

Course code
4S000096
Name of lecturer
Michela Rimondini
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
M-PSI/08 - CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
INF VR - 2° anno 1° sem dal Oct 2, 2018 al Dec 21, 2018.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course aims to face the theoretical and methodological aspects related to the communication and relationship building processes in healthcare. The acquisition of these abilities and skills will enable nurses to increase therapeutic alliance, patients’ satisfaction and their quality of life.

Specifically, the course objectives include:
• The acquisition of systematic and updated knowledge on biopsychosociological, cognitive and emotional processes.
• The acquisition of systematic and updated knowledge on communication and relationship building in healthcare.
• Appropriate knowledge of psychological investigation methods and tools.
• Interdisciplinary knowledge related to communication in healthcare.
• Psychological skills oriented to provide support to individuals, groups and communities.
• Acquiring the ability to critically analyze clinical interventions and the existing literature on the topic.

Syllabus

- INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY
- THE CLINICAL INTERVIEW
- INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY
- INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY
- CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY IN THE MEDICAL CONTEXT
- HUMAN FACTOR IN RISK MANAGEMENT
- PSYCHOTHERAPEUTIC APPROACHES IN THE ILLNESS MANAGEMENT
- COPING STRATEGIES
- PSYCHOLOGICAL DEFENCE MECHANISM
- THERAPEUTIC ALLIANCE VS PATIENT EMPOWERMENT
- VERBAL AND NON VERBAL COMMUNICATION WITH PATIENTS AND FAMILIES
- PSYCHOLOGICAL REACTIONS TO ILLNESS ACROSS THE LIFE-SPAN


Key experts in the field (Prof. Zimmermann - topic communication in Medicine) will be invited during some of these lessons to share their experiences.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Saiani L., Brugnolli A. Trattato di cure infermieristiche Idelson Gnocchi, Napoli 2015 per la preparazione del presente esame studiare solo: capitolo 2 - capitolo 3 - capitolo 4 e capitolo 8 for the preparation of the present examination study only: chapter 2 - chapter 3 - chapter 4 and chapter 8

Assessment methods and criteria

Assessment of learning will take place through a written test composed by multiple-choice questions.
Students are asked to demonstrate to understand the relevant elements that underpin theory and intervention in clinical psychology.

Students are strongly recommended to study the material provided by the teacher during the lessons and also available on e-learning pages.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018






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