Mental Health Discussion 11 Reflecting

Directions:

Initial Post

Areas for reflection:

  • Describe how you achieved each course competency including at least one example of new knowledge gained related to that competency
  • Describe how you achieved the transferable skill, Communication, including at least one example of new knowledge gained related to the transferable skill
  • Describe how this new knowledge will impact your nursing practice.
Course Competencies
  • Describe the foundations of mental health nursing.
  • Explain current legal issues and social concerns in mental healthcare.
  • Select appropriate nursing interventions for clients with certain cognitive, addictive and psychotic conditions.
  • Evaluate nursing care strategies for clients with certain mental health/mood/personality and eating disorders.
  • Assemble nursing care interventions for clients with mental health/stress related disorders.
  • Identify factors that impact mental health in special populations.
Transferable Skills

Communication: Displaying capability in writing, reading and oral communication; understanding of non-verbal language.