Course

Therapeutic Relations III

Faculty
Health Sciences
Department
Nursing - Psychiatric
Course Code
PNUR 3321
Credits
1.50
Semester Length
15
Max Class Size
8
Method(s) Of Instruction
Lecture
Typically Offered
To be determined

Overview

Course Description
This course will build upon application of communication theory and skills taught in previous semesters. The focus is on assisting the student in obtaining valid and reliable data when working with clients who are experiencing episodic variances from wellness in the major areas of schizophrenia and psychotic process and affective disorders. Students will focus on developing self-awareness in relation to their way of being with each other and in offering critical feedback to peers. Students will have opportunities to participate in simulated role-plays with individuals experiencing health challenges in the context of a professional therapeutic relationship.
Course Content

Therapeutic communication will be introduced through:

  • Understanding and demonstrating the phases of the nurse-client relationship
  • Understanding the goals of the interview and symptom oreinted interviewing
  • Understanding the principles and steps of problem solving and conflict resolution
  • Understanding and demonstration of assertive and responsible communication
  • Understanding theory and concepts through simulated clinical examples
  • Understanding and demonstrating the use of the CASE approach and validity techniques in suicide assessment
  • Understanding professional documentation and sharing of client information
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 the opportunity to learn the therapeutic communication skills of advanced empathy, therapeutic confrontation and immediacy. Student learning will focus on problem solving and conflict resolution. Students will have opportunities to participate in simulated role-plays with individuals experiencing episodic health challenges. Students will learn the relevance of cultural competence as it relates to therapeutic communication.

Textbook Materials

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 3321
There are no applicable transfer credits for this course.

Course Offerings

Fall 2022

CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
CRN
36011
Fri Mon
Start Date
-
End Date
Start Date
End Date
Instructor Last Name
Whitehurst
Instructor First Name
Jennifer
Course Status
Open
Section Notes

PNUR 3321 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
38
2
Actual Wait Count
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Fri
Building
Coquitlam - Bldg. D
Room
D2016
Start Time
12:30
-
End Time
14:20
Fri
Building
Coquitlam - Bldg. D
Room
D2017
Start Time
12:30
-
End Time
14:20
Mon
Building
Coquitlam - Bldg. D
Room
D2016
Start Time
14:30
-
End Time
16:20
Mon
Building
Coquitlam - Bldg. D
Room
D2017
Start Time
14:30
-
End Time
16:20
Mon
Building
Coquitlam - Bldg. D
Room
D2015
Start Time
14:30
-
End Time
16:20