Hauora Wairangi: Mate Hiahia / Enrolled Nursing Practice: Mental Health and Addiction
To enable students to demonstrate knowledge, skills and attitudes when working with health consumers in mental health settings to meet the requirements of the Nursing Council of New Zealand competencies for the Enrolled Nurse scope of practice.
- Learning Outcomes
- Describe what constitutes mental health for health consumers, family and/or whnau.
Recognise common disorders and assess changes in mood, cognition and perception for the health consumer and family and/or whnau.
Describe the impact of substance use and addiction on health consumers and their family and/or whnau.
Identify changes for health consumers and implement appropriate interventions, including a recovery approach in response to changes in mental health.
Explain how stigma and discrimination impact on consumers, family and/or whnau health and wellness.
Apply the principles of safe medication storage and administration within the legal framework and institutional policy of the specific clinical setting.
Maintain a safe environment for self, health consumers, families and/or whnau and co-workers.
Meet the Nursing Council of New Zealand competencies for the Enrolled Nurse scope of practice.
- Assessment Criteria
- Multi-choice testPass
Clinical Competency AssessmentPass
- Principles of mental health and addiction
Mental health and addiction disorders
Recovery focused care
Stigma and discrimination
Clinical experience with a mental health and addiction focus
- Teaching and Learning Strategy
- Lectures, tutorials, simulation, group discussions, guest speakers, independent learning, e-learning, work integration.