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School of Nursing NURS 127A Table of Contents Item Page Course Overview 2 6 Calendar 7 Weekly Objectives 8 APNA Position Papers (please refer to www.apna.org Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Practice 12 Position Statement on the Use of Seclusion and Restraint 14 Roles of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses in Managed Care 30 Psychiatric-mental Health Nurse Roles Outcomes Evaluation and Management 34 Collaboration 36 Mandatory Outpatient Treatment (MOT) 40 Class Outlines 45 NURS 127A course description revised April/08 1
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SAN JOSE STATE UNIVERSITY School of Nursing NURS 127A - Nursing Theory V-A - 2 units COURSE DESCRIPTION Concepts for nursing in psychiatric-mental health settings with clients from culturally diverse backgrounds. Systems approach integrates psychiatric/mental health nursing care for individuals, families and communities with complex health problems. PREREQUISITE Completion of Semester 6. COURSE OBJECTIVES Upon successful completion of this course and incorporating The ANA, APNA, ISPN (2007) Psychiatric-Mental; Health Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice and the Professional Nurse Practice Act, upon completion of this course, the student will: LO1. review research findings from nursing and other disciplines related to psychiatric-mental health nursing; LO2. recognize therapeutic nursing interventions that are safe and culturally competent for clients with psychiatric-mental health disorders; LO3. select communication skills that promote positive outcomes and understanding for clients, groups and families with actual and potential psychiatric-mental health problems; LO4. describe neurobiological knowledge to care practices and client teaching; LO5. evaluate the effects of medications on clients, including symptom control, side effects, toxicity, and potential interactions with other medications and substances; L05.1 explain common alternative medicine approaches used in treatment of psychiatric disorders; LO6. recognize the taxonomy systems commonly used in care of clients with psychiatric disorders; LO7. evaluate the degree of evidence-based care available to support common nursing actions; LO8. identify outcome measurements to evaluate interventions and care strategies; LO9. explain safety in various treatment settings; LO10.recognizie principles and safety guidelines of aggression reduction; NURS 127A course description revised April/08 2
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LO11.describe the assessment and plan for potential suicide and homicide; LO12. explain the use of informatics in psychiatric nursing; LO13. describe the continuum of psychiatric care including managed care, care management, and case management; LO14. describe teaching/learning theories related to clients with psychiatric disorders including psychoeducational approaches; LO15.express principles of patient advocacy for clients and families with psychiatric disorders including referrals to self-help groups; LO16. discuss the principles of collaborative relationships with individuals, families,
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