CURRICULUM PLANNING FOR MENTAL HEALTH NURSING

Placement: B.Sc.(NURSING) 3RD  year

 Hours :90hrs

 

S.NO TOPIC LEARNING OBJECTIVES

(At the end of the session the students will be able to

TEACHING GUIDELINES METHODOLOGY TIME
I Procpective of mental health and mental health nursing Describing the historical development and current trends in mental health nursing..
And epidemiology of mental health problem and discuss the scope of mental health nursing.
To cover the
Prevellence and incidence of mental health disorders
mental health act
national mental health policy
mental health
team nature and scope of mental health nursing
role and function of mental health nurse in a various settings and factors affecting
concepts of normal and abnormal berhaviour
Didactic lecture through power point presentation. 5
II Principle and concepts of mental health nursing Definition the various terms used in mental health nursing classification of mental disorders and psychodynamics of maladaptive behavior.
Discuss the etiological factor psychopathology of mental disorders.explain the principles and standards of mental health nursing.
Describe the conceptual models of mental health nursing.
To cover the definition : mental health  nursing and terminology used
Classification of mental disorders ICD
Review off personality development defence mechanism
Maladaptive behavior of individuals and groups
Etiology: biopsycho- social factors
Psychopathology
Principles of mental health nursing practice
Conceptual models and role of nurse
Didactic lecture through power point presentation,

Exhibit charts

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III Assesment of mental health status Describe the nature,purpose and process ofg assessment of mental health status To cover the history taking mental status examination,mini mental status erxamination,neurological examination  review
Investigation: related blood chemistry , EEG,CT,MRI
Psychological test role and responsibilities of nurse
Didactic lecture through power point presentation,

Demonstration
Clinical practice

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IV Therapeutic communication and nurse patient relationship Identify therapeutic communication techniques
Describe therapeutic relationship,describe therapeutic impasse and its intervention
To cover the
Types,techniques, characterstics
Type of relationship
Ethics and responsibilities
Elements of nurse patient contract
Review of technique of IPR johari window
Goals , phases tasks therapeutic technique
Therapeutic impasse and its intervention
Didactic lecture through power point presentation
Role play
Process recording
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V Treatment modalities and therapies use in mental disorder Explain treatment modalities and therapies used in mental disorder and role of nurse To cover the pshychopharmacology therapies
Therapeutic community, psychoanalytical, cognitive and supportive , family group, group behavior, playn dance, recreational , psychodrama and light theraphy, relaxation therapies: yoga ,meditation, biofeedback, aulternative system of medicine, occupational theraphy
ECT ,
Geriatric consideration,role of nurse in above therapies
Didactic lecture through power point presentation
Clinical practice
Case discussion
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VI Nursing management of patients with schizophrenia and other pshycotic disorders Describe the etiology psychopathology clinical manifestation , diagnostic, criteria, and management of patient with schizophrenia and psychotic disorder To cover the
ICD classification,etiology, psychopathology, types, clinical manifestation, diagnosis

Nursing assessment- history, physical and mental assessment
Treatment modalities and nursing management
Geriatric consideration
Home care follow up rehabilitation

Didactic lecture through power point presentation
Clinical practice
Case discussion
5
VII Nursing management of patient with mood disorder Describe the etiology

psychopathology clinical manifestation , diagnostic, criteria, and management of patient with mood disoders

To cover the
Mood disorders : bipolar effective disorder, mania, depression and dysphasia

psychopathology, types, clinical manifestation, diagnosis

Nursing assessment- history, physical and mental assessment
Treatment modalities and nursing management
Geriatric consideration
Home care follow up rehabilitation

Didactic lecture through power point presentation. 5
VIII Nursing management of patient with neurotic, stress related and sommarization disorder Describe the
etiology
psychopathology clinical manifestation , diagnostic, criteria, and management of patient with neurotic, stress related and somatization
To cover the classification of disorder etiology, psychopathology , characteristics and diagnosis
psychopathology, types, clinical manifestation, diagnosis
Didactic lecture through power point presentation.
case presentation
case discussion
clinical practice
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X Nursing management of patient with personality, sexual and eating disorder Describe the
etiology
psychopathology clinical manifestation , diagnostic, criteria, and management of patientwith personality sexual and eating disoredr
Classification of disorders
edtiology, pshychopathology , characterstics and diagnosis
psychopathology, types, clinical manifestation, diagnosis

Nursing assessment- history, physical and mental assessment
Treatment modalities and nursing management
Geriatric consideration
Home care follow up rehabilitation

Didactic lecture through power point presentation.
Clinical practice
Case discussion
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XI Nursing management of childhood and adolescent disorder including the mental deficiency Describe. etiology
psychopathology clinical manifestation , diagnostic, criteria, and management of patient with childhood and adolescent disorder including the mental deficiency
Classification ICD
etiology, psychopathology , characteristics and differential diagnosis(Parkinson’s and alzmiers)
psychopathology, types, clinical manifestation, diagnosis
Didactic lecture through power point presentation.

Field visit in food processing unit.

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XII Nuirsing management of patient with organic brain disorder Describe. etiology
psychopathology clinical manifestation , diagnostic, criteria, and management of patientwith organic brain disorder.
Nursing assessment- history, physical and mental assessment
Treatment modalities and nursing management
Geriatric consideration
Home care follow up rehabilitation
Didactic lecture through power point presentation.

Practical of planning therapeutic diet.

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XIII Psychiatric emergencies and crisis intervention Identify psychiatric emergencies and carry out crisis intervention Types of psychiatric emergency and their management
Stress adaption model: stress and stressor, coping, resources and mechanism
Grif ; theories of grieving process, principal , techniques of counceling, types of crisis
Crisis intervention; principles techniques and process
Geriatric considerations role and responsibilities of nurse
Didactic lecture through power point presentation. 6
XIV Legal issue in mental health nursing Explain legal; aspect applied in mental health setting and role of nurse To cover the mental health act in 1987 act, section article and their implication
Indian lunacy act 1912
Rights of mentally ill client
Forensic psychiatric
Acts related to narcotic and psychotropic substance and illegal drugs
Admission and discharge procedure
Role and responsibilities of nurse
Didactic lecture through power point presentation
Clinical practice
Case discussion
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XV Community mental health nursing Describe the model of preventive psychiatric

Describe community mental health services and role of nurse

Development of community  mental health services
National mental health programme
Institutionalization and deinstitutionalization
Model of preventive pshychiatric; level of prevention

Mental health agencies ; government and voluntary, national and international

Mental health nursing issue for children , adolescents, women, elderly, victum of violence and abuse handicapped HIV

Didactic lecture through power point presentation
Clinical practice

field visit to mental health services

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