Therapeutic Relations II

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

Overview

Course Description
Continuation from Semester 1/3 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 the issues of professional documentation and the relationship to therapeutic communication
Methods Of Instruction

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.

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

Institution Transfer Details Effective Dates
There are no applicable transfer credits for this course.

Course Offerings

Fall 2020

CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
Location
36006
Mon Thu
08-Sep-2020
- 07-Dec-2020
08-Sep-2020
07-Dec-2020
Balleny
Zhara
Open
Coquitlam
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.

This section is offered in a hybrid format. It includes both online components and in-person on campus activities. Check Blackboard and your Douglas College email for specific details about on-campus dates. The instructor will provide advance notice of the dates of on-campus activities.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
40
38
2
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Mon
Coquitlam - Bldg. C
C1003
12:30 - 14:20
Mon
Coquitlam - Bldg. C
C1002
12:30 - 14:20
Thu
Coquitlam - Bldg. D
D1020
12:30 - 14:20
Thu
Coquitlam - Bldg. C
C1002
12:30 - 14:20
Thu
Coquitlam - Bldg. C
C1003
12:30 - 14:20