Suitable placements for this practice are: - Psychiatric and drug addiction units at district, central or university hospital for example psychiatric outpatient clinic, psychiatric ward, eating disorder unit, addiction psychiatric outpatient clinic - Outpatient care offers also different kinds of support services, such as supported living or rehabilitative day-time activities provided by the public or the private mental health services - Third sector actors, i.e. different kinds of organisations
The clinical practice will be evaluated as passed/failed. The student have to - Make her/his own goals for the practices - Agree the evaluation meetings with supervising teacher and supervisor from the hospital - participate in reflections Student • Know the structure of psychiatric health care system • Have knowledge of mental health and disturbances in mental health and have the capacity to apply this • Understand the special aspects of the processes in mental health care and • Identify, meet and take care of patients suffering from different kinds of mental problems and illnesses • Participate in the planning, realising and the evaluation of patient care, furthermore has capacity to create an individual plan for patient care • Understand the meaning of a caring relationship, furthermore has the capacity to use the self to promote patient mental health Ethical competence: • Apply ethical principles in a psychiatric context • Be aware of their own capacities and limits and use counselling as a professional tool for self-development • Understand variations in the phenomena of closeness and distance in psychiatric care Course content: • Theoretical studies in psychiatric care • Theoretical and practical studies from study year 1 and 2. • Medical calculation exam must be valid according to instructions.
11.09.2023 - 22.12.2023
01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023
Terveysalan tutkinnot (not translated)
Pia Tauriainen, Susanna Kallakorpi
To be eligible for enrollment in this course, the student must have accomplish the course or complete studies during the 5th semester :
Clinical care VII: Psychiatric care
Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Clinical placements in mental health or addiction settings.
10 etcs = 267 hours, 8h can be reduced (for CV, placement search via Jobiili, reflections), so total amount of hours are 259 hours. It means approximately 37 hours per week. In calendar weeks this is 7 weeks