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

Relationship in nursing care - EDUCAZIONE TERAPEUTICA

Course code
Name of lecturer
Luisa Saiani
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
INF TN - 2° anno 1° sem dal Oct 1, 2018 al Dec 12, 2018.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Upon completino of this cours, students will be able to:
- Differentiate health promotion concepts and strategies; Health education; Therapeutic education;
- Analyze the process a person is going through to change his/her behaviour
- Recognize the design phases of an educational intervention
- Apply the educational methodology to specific situations
- Recognize educational counseling techniques to develop self-care ability


Health Education -Therapeutic Education: Purposes, Recipients, Actors
The process of behaviour changing, the concept of self-efficacy and locus of control
Principles of an educational relationship
Living with a chronic illness
The role of the family in influencing culture and beliefs about health
Therapeutic education to develop self-care abilities
- Identifing patient's needs, potentialities and projects
- Learning Objectives and Learning Contracts
- Individual and collective teaching methods
- Educational monitoring
- Evaluation of patient education
The adult learning prcess
Critical analysis of information brochures

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Saiani L, Brugnolli A Trattato Cure Infermieristiche Idelson Gnocchi 2014

Assessment methods and criteria

The final examination will consist of multiple choice and short-answer questions to assess students' understanding of the concepts covered in the course. Moreover, the students will be asked to design an educational intervention.


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