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

Relationship in nursing care (2019/2020)

Course code
4S000096
Credits
5
Coordinator
Sara Berti

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
PRINCIPI E TECNICHE DELLA RELAZIONE ASSISTENZIALE 2 MED/45-NURSING INF TN - 2° anno 1° sem Sara Berti
EDUCAZIONE TERAPEUTICA 1 MED/45-NURSING INF TN - 2° anno 1° sem Cinzia Vivori
PSICOLOGIA CLINICA 2 M-PSI/08-CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY INF TN - 2° anno 1° sem Elena Bravi

Learning outcomes

The course aims to offer students knowledge and methods to develop relational skills declined in professional and educational relationships. It introduces the student to a global vision of psychological development, of factors that interact to understand the needs expressed by persons and/ or caregivers, considering the stages of life development and the events that can go through it (illness, mourning, chronicity). It also proposes a deepening of the founding principles of the care relationship, of the techniques and strategies for managing effective communication with the person and the family. It is proposed to develop skills in educational planning, directed preferentially to people with chronic diseases in order to promote the learning of self-care and empowerment skills.

Syllabus

Clinical psychology: the basic functions of human thought and behavior that can influence prevention and treatment behaviors; coping and defense mechanisms to the disease; attitudes that influence therapeutic compliance; emotional and psychological implications of caring sick children and terminally ill people.
Principles and techniques of caring relationship: communicative process; models of helping relationship; distortions in communication, characteristics of a good caring relationship; patient's agenda.
Therapeutic education: definitions, aims, recipients of therapeutic education; the stages of educational planning; stages of behaviors change; concept of self-efficacy and locus of control; characteristics of educational counseling, critical analysis of written information/education materials.

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam consists in a multiple choice and open questions over the concepts covered in the three courses. 20% of the questions will assess the theoretical knowledge and the conceptual definitions; 40% of the questions will verify the students' ability to apply the learned techniques to the assessment and interpretation of specific scenarios; 40% of the questions will verify the students' ability to apply the learned techniques to solve specific scenarios.
The exam will be passed by achieving the minimum passing score on all three modules.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Brugnolli A., Saiani L. Trattato di cure infermieristiche (Edizione 2) Idelson-Gnocchi srl - SORBONA 2014




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