Course

Therapeutic Relations II

Faculty
Health Sciences
Department
Nursing - Psychiatric
Course Code
PNUR 2221
Credits
1.50
Semester Length
15
Max Class Size
8
Method(s) Of Instruction
Lecture
Typically Offered
To be determined

Overview

Course Description
Continuation from Semester 1 Mental Status Examination (MSE) charting and documentation will be emphasized. Introduction to resistance, and strategies for handling resistance is discussed in dealing with difficult to engage clients. Discussion on normalization and sexuality, medication adherence, introduction to motivational interviewing, and conflict resolution will be explored.
Course Content

Therapeutic communication will be introduced through:

  • Understanding the phases of the nurse-client relationship
  • Understanding and demonstration of resistance, strategies for handling resistance
  • Understanding mental status assessment
  • Understanding and demonstration of charting and documentation of client's mental status and activities
  • Understanding of medication adherence, conflict resolution and normalization
  • Understanding professional documentation and the relationship to therapeutic communication

 

Learning Activities

Experiential communication formats are used, including, interactive communication scenarios, video critiquing and participative self-awareness exercises.

Means of Assessment

The course evaluation is consistent with Douglas College evaluation policy.  An evaluation schedule is presented at the beginning of the course

 

This is a graded course.

Learning Outcomes

Students will have opportunity to learn the therapeutic communication skills of effective listening, self-disclosure and humour. Students will have opportunities to participate in simulated role-plays with individuals that emphasize integration of theory and concepts. Students will learn the relevance of cultural competence as it relates to therapeutic communication.

Textbook Materials

Textbooks and Materials to be Purchased by Students: 
 
A list of required and optional textbooks and materials is provided for students at the beginning of each semester.

Requisites

Course Guidelines

Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.

Course Transfers

These are for current course guidelines only. For a full list of archived courses please see https://www.bctransferguide.ca

Institution Transfer Details for PNUR 2221
There are no applicable transfer credits for this course.

Course Offerings

Fall 2022

CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
CRN
36006
Mon Thu
Start Date
-
End Date
Start Date
End Date
Instructor Last Name
Whitehurst
Instructor First Name
Jennifer
Course Status
Full
Section Notes

PNUR 2221 001 is restricted to BSPN students. Students will be assigned to groups by course instructors.

Registration in this course provides registrants with a 'time conflict' error. This error can be disregarded for this course as it is due to a required room booking overlap.

Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
Max Seats Count
40
Actual Seats Count
40
0
Actual Wait Count
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Mon
Building
Coquitlam - Bldg. D
Room
D2016
Start Time
12:30
-
End Time
14:20
Mon
Building
Coquitlam - Bldg. D
Room
D2017
Start Time
12:30
-
End Time
14:20
Thu
Building
Coquitlam - Bldg. D
Room
D2017
Start Time
12:30
-
End Time
14:20
Thu
Building
Coquitlam - Bldg. D
Room
D2015
Start Time
12:30
-
End Time
14:20
Thu
Building
Coquitlam - Bldg. D
Room
D2016
Start Time
12:30
-
End Time
14:20