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Short Course in Psychiatric Nursing for Enrolled Nursing Auxiliaries










Short Course in Psychiatric Nursing for Enrolled Nursing Auxiliaries

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 Module 1: Nursing Skills in a Psychiatric Environment

Dates: 17 – 18 September 2018
27 - 28 November 2018 (repeat)
Time: 07:00 – 16:00
Cost: R1 680.00 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 ext. 348 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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About this workshop:

The course is aimed at equipping all attendees with important skills that are important in both interpersonal relationships and their professional conduct. Skills that they will need as they provide their care and assisting in the provision of nursing care.

 Module 1 Outline:

1. Orientation to the module

2. Therapeutic use of self
a. Definition of values and beliefs
b. The importance of self-awareness of the nurse
c. Tools to evaluate self-awareness

3. The nurse-client relationship
a. Definition of the nurse-client relationship
b. Characteristics of the nurse-client relationship
c. Important attitudes of the nurse
d. Roles of the nurse
e. Barriers in the relationship

4. Facilitative communication
a. Definition of communication
b. Components of communication
c. The different types of communication
d. The barriers to communication
e. Rules for effective communication

5. Conflict resolution
a. Definition of conflict
b. The different types of conflicts
c. Conflict resolution and conflict management
d. The different styles of conflict management