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

Relationship in nursing care (2017/2018)

Course code
4S000096
Credits
5
Coordinator
Luisa Saiani

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 Giuliano Trenti
EDUCAZIONE TERAPEUTICA 1 MED/45-NURSING INF TN - 2° anno 1° sem Luisa Saiani
PSICOLOGIA CLINICA 2 M-PSI/08-CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY INF TN - 2° anno 1° sem Elena Bravi

Learning outcomes

This course provides knowledge and methods to develop relational and educational skills. It provides an introduction to a global vision of psychological development and factors that influence needs’ understanding. It also provides principles, techniques and strategies to manage an effective communication with the person and the family. The development of educational skill is important for promoting self-care and empowerment of people with chronic diseases.
The course divides into the following modules:
- clinical psychology
- principles and techniques of caring relationship
- therapeutic education
for a total of 5 ECTS credits.

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
Del Piccolo Lidia Competenze per comunicare con i pazienti Piccin 2015
Modolo M.A Educazione sanitaria e promozione della salute Rosini Ed., Firenze 1995
Pellai A. Educazione sanitaria. Principi, modelli, strategie e interventi. Manuale per insegnanti ed operatori socio-sanitari Ed. Franco Angeli, Milano 1997
Auxilia F, Pontello M “Igiene e Sanità Pubblica: I fondamenti della Prevenzione” PICCIN - PADOVA 2011 978-88-299-2069-3
Moja E., Vegni E. La visita medica centrata sul paziente Raffaello Cortina editore 2000
Saiani L, Brugnolli A Trattato Cure Infermieristiche Idelson Gnocchi 2014




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