Mental Health / Psychiatric Technician

Student Learning Outcomes

Course Number Course Outcome
MENT 58DAdvanced Medical-Surgical Nursing and Pharmacology for PT^ 80% of students successfully completing Ment 58D will be able to identify body system disorders and the correct nursing interventions. ^ Demonstrate accurate drug calculations. (mo) ^ Describe appropriate medication administration procedures. (mo) ^ Describe dietary issues related to care provisions for the diseases in endocrine, cardiovascular, nutritional, digestive, ventilation, elimination, urological, neurological, sensory and musculoskeletal systems. (mo) ^ Describe drug classifications. (mo) ^ Describe endocrine, cardiovascular, nutritional, digestive, ventilation, elimination, urological, neurological, sensory and musculoskeletal systems. (mo) ^ Describe nursing care for diseases in the endocrine, cardiovascular, nutritional, digestive, ventilation, elimination, urological, neurological, sensory and musculoskeletal systems. (mo) ^ Explain the symptoms for diseases in the endocrine, cardiovascular, nutritional, digestive, ventilation, elimination, urological, neurological, sensory and musculoskeletal systems. (mo) ^ Identify the diseases of the endocrine , cardiovascular, nutritional, digestive, ventilation, elimination, urological, neurological, sensory and musculoskeletal systems. (mo) ^ Student completing MENT 58D will describe the nursing care for the diseases in various body systems. ^ Student successfully completing MENT 58D will be able to identify abnormal assessments that require intervention. ^ Student successfully completing MENT 58D will be able to identify categories of drugs as the drugs relate to identified body systems. ^ Students successfully completing MENT 58D will be able to apply the principles of the nursing process as it relates to the patient's medical disorders. ^ Students successfully completing Ment 58D will be able to identify body system disorders and the correct nursing interventions. ^ Students successfully completing Ment 58D will be able to identify classifications of medications that are utilized for specific body system disorders
MENT 58LAdvanced Medical-Surgical Nursing for Psychiatric Technicians Clinical ^ Administer medication safely. (mo) ^ Assess and design treatment plans. (mo) ^ Evaluate treatment plans. (mo) ^ Explain scope of practice. (mo) ^ Intervene accurately and appropriately. (mo) ^ Student successfully completing MENT 58L will be able to safely prepare and administer an injection. ^ Student successfully completing MENT 58L will demonstrate competency in nursing processes of assessing, designing, implementing and evaluating nursing treatment plans. ^ Student successfully completing Ment 58L will demonstrate competency in utilizing the nursing process by designing a care plan including assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient outcomes ^ Student successfully completing MENT 58L will demonstrate correct technique for tracheal suctioning. ^ Student successfully completing Ment 58L will demonstrate correct technique for urethral catheterization.
MENT 56LClinical Experience^ 100% of students successfully completing Ment 56L will be able to describe and apply the principles of the nursing process to organize the patient care. ^ Assess clientís status using Royís Adaptation Model in understanding, creating, implementing and evaluating nursing care plans. (mo) ^ Calculate medication dosages. (mo) ^ Demonstrate and practice safe medication administration with supervisor. (mo) ^ Describe structure and function of the human body as it relates to client care. (mo) ^ Practice within the current standards of the Psychiatric Technician Law. (mo) ^ Student successfully completing MENT 56L will accurately do a head to toe assessment. ^ Student successfully completing MENT 56L will demonstrate accurate skills assessing body systems. ^ Student successfully completing MENT 56L will utilize safe practice by preventing and recognizing hazards, potential injuries and infectious agents. ^ Students successfully completing Ment 56L will be able to follow correct procedural guidelines to administering medications safely. ^ Utilize safe practice by preventing and recognizing hazards, potential injuries and infectious agents. (mo) ^ Utilize theory concepts of aging as they relate to the bio-psycho-social aspects of care. (mo) ^ Utilize theory concepts of culture as they relate to the bio-psycho-social aspects of care. (mo)
MENT 40Introduction to Interviewing and Counseling^ Demonstrate awareness of personal skills in the helping professions. (mo) ^ Determine where and in which circumstances particular counseling skills and methods are most applicable and appropriate. (mo) ^ Develop one-on-one counseling skills in mock counseling sessions. (mo) ^ Identify personal prejudgement and therapeutic responses to working with individuals from a different race, ethnic, religious, educational, socio-cultural background. (mo) ^ Student successfully completing MENT 40 will demonstrate use of active listening. ^ Student successfully completing MENT 40 will use appropriate therapeutic communication tools in an interview scenario. ^ Student successfully completing MENT 40 will utilize interviewing techniques to attain data to assist with problem identification. ^ Use helping micro skills including nonverbal skills, listening skills, reflecting, paraphrasing, challenging, and goal setting. (mo)
MENT 70Introduction to Psychiatric Technology^ Describe development patterns. (mo) ^ Describe etiology of mental retardation. (mo) ^ Discuss behavior modification terminology. (mo) ^ Explain laws related to involuntary commitments. (mo) ^ Explain scope of practice. (mo) ^ Relate development theories to analysis of personality and values. (mo) ^ Student completing MENT 70 will comprehend scope of practice ^ Student successfully completing MENT 70 will identify laws regarding mental health issues. ^ Student successfully completing MENT 70 will understand laws pertaining to developmental disabilties ^ Student successfully completing MENT 70 will understand laws regarding Mental Health issues. ^ Students completing MENT 70 will identify tasks that fall within and without the psychiatric technician scope of practice. ^ Students successfully completing MENT 70 will describe process of positive behavior support.
MENT 70LIntroduction to Psychiatric Technology Clinical Technicians ^ Apply principles of Ďnormalizationí to client and environment. ^ Apply principles of human development. ^ Assess characteristics of etiologies and discuss interventions. ^ Assess personality development using various models. ^ Assess sensorimotor skills. ^ Demonstrate appropriate scope of practice for Psychiatric Technicians. ^ Demonstrate correct assessments of a clients' mental status using mental status exams. ^ Formulate and demonstrate components of behavior modification positive behavior support plans. ^ Student completing MENT 70L will demonstrate role function of psychiatric technician student in the clinical setting. ^ Student successfully completing MENT 70L will demonstrate correct assessment using Mental Status Exam ^ Student successfully completing MENT 70L will demonstrate clinical practice within scope of practice ^ Student successfully completing MENT 70L will understand role function of student in the clinical setting. ^ Use professional standards and ethics.
MENT 56Medical-Surgical Nursing for Psychiatric Technicians^ 85 % of students sucessfully completing in MENT 56 will be able to identify body systems ^ 85% of students successfully completing Ment 56 will be able to describe and apply the principles of the nursing process ^ 85% of students successfully completing Ment 56 will be able to describe the proper procedure for administering medications ^ 85% of students successfully completing Ment 56 will be able to identify the conceptual framework utilized by the program ^ Apply nursing care related to body systems. (mo) ^ Calculate medication dosages for all age levels. (mo) ^ Describe and apply the principles of the nursing process. (mo) ^ Describe proper procedure for administering medications. (mo) ^ Determine and use safe practice of administering medication. (mo) ^ Explain nursing process in context to scope of practice. (mo) ^ Identify body systems. (mo) ^ Identify the conceptual framework utilized by the program. (mo) ^ Prepare nursing records and documentation. ^ Relate interaction between body systems. (mo) ^ Student successfully completing MENT 56 will be able to describe proper procedure for administering oral medication. ^ Student successfully completing MENT 56 will be able to describe the organization of body systems
MENT 72Nursing Care of the Developmentally Disabled Person^ Contrast human development norms with the developmentally disabled. (mo) ^ Define normalization protocols. (mo) ^ Describe "person-centered" attitude and approaches to training. (mo) ^ Describe normal sexuality and issues related to individuals diagnosed with intellectual and developmental disabilities. (mo) ^ Describe treatment protocols for various etiologies, with a "risk vs. benefit" analysis for each intervention. (mo) ^ Develop patient-specific Individual Program Plans (IPPs). (mo) ^ Explain and demonstrate use of various types of adaptive equipment. (mo) ^ Identify industry-standard methods and techniques for treatment plan development using principles of behavior modification and positive behavior support. (mo) ^ Identify principles of sensorimotor training and integration. (mo) ^ Student completing MENT 72 will demonstrate effective intervention using a behavior plan. ^ Student completing MENT 72 will design behavior plans. ^ Student completing MENT 72 will evaluate results of a behavior plan
MENT 72LNursing Care of the Developmentally Disabled Person - Clinical^ Administer medication correctly. (mo) ^ Apply professional standards related to clinical practice. (mo) ^ Apply sensorimotor intervention techniques correctly. (mo) ^ Calculate accurate medication dosages. (mo) ^ Demonstrate "person-centered" approach to teaching, training, and care. (mo) ^ Demonstrate industry-standard practice to assessment, development, implementation, and evaluation of training plans. (mo) ^ Perform correct application of orthotic equipment. (mo) ^ Student successfully completing MENT 72L will demonstrate assessment of behavior training plans. ^ Student successfully completing MENT 72L will develop a behavior plan ^ Student successfully completing MENT 72L will evaluate a behavior plan ^ Student successfully completing MENT 72L will implement a behavior plan ^ Student will create interventions for identified client sensory-motor deficits. ^ Student will create operationalized training goals. ^ Student will demonstrate competency in the development, implementation, and evaluation of a treatment plan. ^ Student will identify functionally equivalent adaptive behaviors to replace identified client maladaptive behaviors. ^ Utilize normalization principles when performing planning, training, and care. (mo)
MENT 73TPsychiatric Nursing for Psychiatric Technicians^ Assess symptoms associated with the diagnostic classifications of mental disorders. (mo) ^ Demonstrate competency in leadership skills by active participation in care plan development and implementation with the interdisciplinary team. (mo) ^ Identify therapeutic communication techniques and assertiveness skills to utilize with clients diagnosed with various mental disorders. (mo) ^ Practice within the scope of a licensed psychiatric technician. (mo) ^ Recognize behavioral indicators of effectiveness of psychotropic medications. (mo) ^ Student successfully completing MENT 73T will accurately identify symptoms associated with the diagnostic classifications of mental illness. ^ Student successfully completing MENT 73T will develop an active treatment plan for a person with a particular clinical diagnosis. ^ Student successfully completing MENT 73T will develop an appropriate patient education group for persons with particular clinical diagnoses.
MENT 73LPsychiatric Nursing for Psychiatric Technicians Clinical^ Administer appropriate medication required for treatment to assigned patients in the clinical setting. (mo) ^ Demonstrate assessment competency and use of Mental Status Exam. (mo) ^ Demonstrate leadership in treatment plan coordination. (mo) ^ Demonstrate therapeutic protocols and communications during interactions with assigned clients. (mo) ^ Explain classifications of mental disorders. (mo) ^ Student successfully completing MENT 73Lwill demonstrate the ability to document therapeutic interactions. ^ Student successfully completing MENT 73Lwill demonstrate therapeutic interactions within scope of practice in a mental health setting . ^ Students completing MENT 73L will demonstrate therapeutic protocols and communications during interactions with assigned clients
MENT 82Work Experience in Mental Health Technology^ Apply skills learned in previous courses to a worksite situation. (mo) ^ Develop a minimum of three objectives in new learning experiences. (mo) ^ Develop and apply an industry-standard work ethic and interpersonal skills. (mo) ^ Examine and analyze the role of a professional in developmental disability and or mental health. (mo) ^ Student completing MENT 82 will develop a minimum of 3 objectives in new learning experiences. ^ Student successfully completing MENT 82 will apply skills learned in previous courses to a worksite situation. ^ Student successfully completing MENT 82 will examine and analyze the role of a professional in developmental disability and or mental health. ^ Summarize and perform duties in compliance with work plans. (mo)