Psychiatry
 
Module: Nursing care and mental health
ECTS: 3
Contact hours – lectures: 50
Contact hours – seminar:  
Contact hours – clinical exercises:  
Contact hours – clinical practice:  
Holder of subject: Andrej Žmitek, Senior Lecturer
Branko Bregar, MSc, Senior Lecturer
Year of study: Third
Nursing care and mental health
Contact hours – lectures: 25
Contact hours – seminar:  
Contact hours – clinical exercises:  
Contact hours – clinical practice:  
Holder of subject: Andrej Žmitek, Senior Lecturer
Education providers:
  • Andrej Žmitek, Senior Lecturer
Level of study: First Bologna cycle professional education study program
Semester: Winter
Language: Slovene/English
 
Subject-specific competences: The student:
  • Introduction with history of psychiatry.
  • Psychopathology (signs and simptoms of mental disorders).
  • Biological basis of mental disorders.
  • Organic mental disorders.
  • Psychotropic substances dependance.
  • Psychotic disorders.
  • Mood disorders.
  • Anxiety, somatoform and stress disorders.
  • Personality disorders.
  • Mental disorders in childhood and adolescence.
  • Mental disorders in the elderly.
  • Suicidal behaviour.
  • Problems with stigma in mental disorders.
  • Treatment and management against patient’s will.
  • Prevention and control of violent behaviour.
  • Problems of intensive care units.
  • Psychotherapeutic treatment.
  • Other non-drug forms of treatment.
  • Drug treatment in psychiatry.
Knowledge and understanding:
  • basic knowledge of mental disorders;
  • recognition of main psychopathologic phenomena;
  • differentiating between main mental disorders
Mandatory references:
  • Pregelj, P. & Kobentar, R., ed. Zdravstvena nega in zdravljenje motenj v duševnem zdravju. Ljubljana: Psihiatrična klinika Ljubljana.
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Study obligations:
  • 50% attendance at lectures
Assessment methods:
  • written examination (100%)