- Self-study Print Materials
- Reading Assignments
- Tutor Assistance
- The Professional Psychiatric Nurse
- Evolution of Psychiatric Nursing Profession
- Development of a Professional Self Concept
- Nursing Models and Theories
- Douglas College Psychiatric Nursing Conceptual Framework and Philosophy
- Context of Professional Psychiatric Nursing Practice
- Leadership in Professional Psychiatric Nursing Practice
The student will:
- analyze selected nursing theories and concepts.
- identify components of theory and concepts that are applicable to psychiatric nursing practice.
- apply theory and concepts to contexts where psychiatric nursing is practised.
- analyze the psychiatric nursing professional role in relationship to other discipline providing mental health services.
- examine the role of nursing theory in the development of professional identity.
- relate own professional identity to nursing theory and concepts.
Evidence of learning is demonstrated through:
- application of concepts to self
- application of concepts to clinical practice or field work
- application of concepts to others.
The selection of evaluation tools for this course is based on:
- Adherence to college evaluation policy regarding number and weighting of evaluations, for example a course of three credits or more should have at least three separate evaluations.
- A developmental approach to evaluation that is sequenced and progressive.
- Evaluation is used as a teaching tool for both students and instructors.
- Commitment to student participation in evaluation through such processes as self and peer evaluation, and program/instructor evaluation.
A list of required and optional textbooks and materials is provided for students at the beginning of each semester.
PNUR 3702, 3704, 3705, 3707, 3708, 3710, 3720, 3722 and 3730