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

Relationship in nursing care (2020/2021)

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 provide students with knowledge and methods to develop relational skills declined in professional and help relationships and in educational relationships. It introduces the student to a global vision of the psychological development of the person in the complexity, of the factors that interact and understanding. of the needs expressed in the request for help, taking into account the stages of development of life and the events that can cross it (illness, mourning, chronicity ..); it also proposes a deepening of the psychological implications of development and illness. It introduces the founding principles of the care relationship, the techniques and strategies for the management of effective communication with the person and the family. THERAPEUTIC EDUCATION the module introduces the student to a global vision of the psychological development of the individual in the complexity, of the factors that interact and to the understanding of the needs expressed in the request for help, taking into account the development phases of life, capacities of the adaptation required in the various evolutionary stages; it also introduces the founding principles of the care relationship, the techniques and strategies for managing effective communication. PRINCIPLES AND TECHNIQUES OF CARING RELATIONSHIP Know and apply the principles and basic techniques of the care relationship to communicate effectively with patients and ensure that the patient can describe his problem and the professional listen, enough to grasp the meaning of what the patient says, as well as knowing how to protect himself from excessive involvement with the patient. CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY The aim of the module is to provide the theoretical and methodological tools that allow to build and maintain a profitable therapeutic relationship with the patient and family members in the context of care. The acquisition of these skills will enable the undergraduate to increase adherence to therapies, patient satisfaction and quality of life. Specifically, the educational objectives include the acquisition of systematic and up-to-date knowledge on biopsychosociological, cognitive and emotional processes; the acquisition of systematic and updated knowledge on communication and relational techniques in health care; adequate knowledge of methods and tools of investigation in psychology; interdisciplinary knowledge useful for completing training in the context of care relationships; and acquisition of the ability to find the sources necessary to develop effective intervention methods and the ability to critically analyze clinical interventions

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
Saiani-Brugnolli Trattato di cure infermieristiche (Edizione 3) Sorbona 2020 9788879477314
Brugnolli A., Saiani L. Trattato di cure infermieristiche (Edizione 2) Idelson-Gnocchi srl - SORBONA 2014


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