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Short Course in Psychiatric Nursing for Enrolled Nurses

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Short Course in Psychiatric Nursing for Enrolled Nurses

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Module 2: Psychopathology

Dates: 13 – 17 August 2018
and 3 – 7 September 2018 (repeat)
Time:
07:00 – 16:00
Cost:
R4 200.00 per person (Lunch included)
Presented by:
Tracy-Lee Lowes / Mariè Horn / Siyabonga Dlamini
Venue:
Vista Clinic, 135 Gerhard Street, Centurion, Gauteng
Enquiries:
Cindy Fourie 012 664-0222 x348 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Book online:
http://www.vistaclinic.co.za

or Click here to download the registration form
Click here to download the 2018 programme

About this workshop:

In this module, various aspects related to nursing and psychopathology will be covered. Diagnosis and classification of psychiatric disorders will be discussed, along with the nursing process (assessment, diagnosis and formulation/implementation of a nursing plan).

A number of psychiatric conditions will also be explored, such as mood disorders and suicide, anxiety disorders, cognitive disorders, and personality disorders, in order to facilitate the promotion of mental health.

Module 2 Outline:

1.Orientation to the module.

2. Diagnosing and classifying psychiatric disorders:
a. History of the DSM 5
b. Understanding the DSM 5
c. Implementing the DSM 5
 
3. Nursing process:
a. Assessment of the MHCU.
b. Formulating a nursing diagnosis.
c. Formulating and implementing a nursing care plan
 
4. Mood disorders and suicide:
a. Classification
b. Aetiology
c. Diagnosis
d. Pharmacology
e. Nursing care plan
 
5. Anxiety disorders:
a. Classification
b. Aetiology
c. Diagnosis
d. Pharmacology
e. Nursing care plan
 
6. Cognitive disorders:
a. Classification
b. Aetiology
c. Diagnosis
d. Pharmacology
e. Nursing care plan
 
7. Personality disorders:
a. Classification
b. Aetiology
c. Diagnosis
d. Pharmacology
e. Nursing care plan

 

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