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Student Learning Outcomes

Discipline: Mental Health / Psychiatric Technician
Course Name Course Number Objectives
Advanced Medical-Surgical Nursing and Pharmacology for PT MENT 58D
  • Students successfully completing Ment 58D will be able to identify classifications of medications that are utilized for specific body system 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 apply the principles of the nursing process as it relates to the patient's medical disorders.
  • 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 categories of drugs as the drugs relate to identified body systems.
  • Student successfully completing MENT 58D will be able to identify abnormal assessments that require intervention.
  • 80% of students successfully completing Ment 58D will be able to identify body system disorders and the correct nursing interventions.
  • Describe 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)
  • Explain the symptoms for diseases in the 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)
  • Describe dietary issues related to care provisions for the diseases in endocrine, cardiovascular, nutritional, digestive, ventilation, elimination, urological, neurological, sensory and musculoskeletal systems. (mo)
  • Demonstrate accurate drug calculations. (mo)
  • Describe appropriate medication administration procedures. (mo)
  • Describe drug classifications. (mo)
Advanced Medical-Surgical Nursing for Psychiatric Technicians Clinical MENT 58L
  • 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 correct technique for tracheal suctioning.
  • Student successfully completing MENT 58L will be able to safely prepare and administer an injection.
  • Student successfully completing Ment 58L will demonstrate correct technique for urethral catheterization.
  • 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
  • Explain scope of practice. (mo)
  • Administer medication safely. (mo)
  • Intervene accurately and appropriately. (mo)
  • Assess and design treatment plans. (mo)
  • Evaluate treatment plans. (mo)
Clinical Experience MENT 56L
  • 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.
  • Student successfully completing MENT 56L will accurately do a head to toe assessment.
  • 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.
  • Students successfully completing Ment 56L will be able to follow correct procedural guidelines to administering medications safely.
  • Assess client’s status using Roy’s 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)
  • 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)
  • Practice within the current standards of the Psychiatric Technician Law. (mo)
Introduction to Interviewing and Counseling MENT 40
  • 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.
  • Student successfully completing MENT 40 will demonstrate use of active listening.
  • Demonstrate awareness of personal skills in the helping professions. (mo)
  • Identify personal prejudgement and therapeutic responses to working with individuals from a different race, ethnic, religious, educational, socio-cultural background. (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)
  • Use helping micro skills including nonverbal skills, listening skills, reflecting, paraphrasing, challenging, and goal setting. (mo)
Introduction to Psychiatric Technology MENT 70
  • Student completing MENT 70 will comprehend scope of practice
  • Student successfully completing MENT 70 will understand laws regarding Mental Health issues.
  • Student successfully completing MENT 70 will understand laws pertaining to developmental disabilities
  • 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.
  • Student successfully completing MENT 70 will identify laws regarding mental health issues.
  • Describe development patterns. (mo)
  • Discuss behavior modification terminology. (mo)
  • Describe etiology of mental retardation. (mo)
  • Explain scope of practice. (mo)
  • Explain laws related to involuntary commitments. (mo)
  • Relate development theories to analysis of personality and values. (mo)
Introduction to Psychiatric Technology Clinical Technicians MENT 70L
  • Formulate and demonstrate components of behavior modification positive behavior support plans.
  • Assess sensorimotor skills.
  • Assess characteristics of etiologies and discuss interventions.
  • Student successfully completing MENT 70L will demonstrate role function of 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 completing MENT 70L will demonstrate role function of psychiatric technician student in the clinical setting.
  • Assess personality development using various models.
  • Demonstrate appropriate scope of practice for Psychiatric Technicians.
  • Demonstrate correct assessments of a clients' mental status using mental status exams.
  • Apply principles of human development.
  • Use professional standards and ethics.
  • Apply principles of ‘normalization’ to client and environment.
Medical-Surgical Nursing for Psychiatric Technicians MENT 56
  • Student successfully completing MENT 56 will be able to describe the organization of body systems
  • Student successfully completing MENT 56 will be able to describe proper procedure for administering oral medication.
  • Prepare nursing records and documentation.
  • Students enrolled in MENT 56 will be able to identify and describe body systems
  • Students enrolled in Ment 56 will be able to identify the conceptual framework utilized by the program
  • Students enrolled in Ment 56 will be able to describe the proper procedure for administering medications
  • Students enrolled in Ment 56 will be able to describe and apply the principles of the nursing process
  • Relate interaction between body systems. (mo)
  • Identify body systems. (mo)
  • Apply nursing care related to body systems. (mo)
  • Determine and use safe practice of administering medication. (mo)
  • Explain nursing process in context to scope of practice. (mo)
  • Calculate medication dosages for all age levels. (mo)
  • Identify the conceptual framework utilized by the program. (mo)
  • Describe and apply the principles of the nursing process. (mo)
  • Describe proper procedure for administering medications. (mo)
Nursing Care of the Developmentally Disabled Person MENT 72
  • Student completing MENT 72 will design behavior plans.
  • Student completing MENT 72 will demonstrate effective intervention using a behavior plan.
  • Student completing MENT 72 will evaluate results of a behavior plan
  • Identify industry-standard methods and techniques for treatment plan development using principles of behavior modification and positive behavior support. (mo)
  • Describe "person-centered" attitude and approaches to training. (mo)
  • Describe treatment protocols for various etiologies, with a "risk vs. benefit" analysis for each intervention. (mo)
  • Define normalization protocols. (mo)
  • Identify principles of sensorimotor training and integration. (mo)
  • Explain and demonstrate use of various types of adaptive equipment. (mo)
  • Describe normal sexuality and issues related to individuals diagnosed with intellectual and developmental disabilities. (mo)
  • Contrast human development norms with the developmentally disabled. (mo)
  • Develop patient-specific Individual Program Plans (IPPs). (mo)
Nursing Care of the Developmentally Disabled Person - Clinical MENT 72L
  • Apply professional standards related to clinical practice. (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 implement a behavior plan
  • Student successfully completing MENT 72L will evaluate a behavior plan
  • Student will demonstrate competency in the development, implementation, and evaluation of a treatment plan.
  • Student will create operationalized training goals.
  • Student will identify functionally equivalent adaptive behaviors to replace identified client maladaptive behaviors.
  • Student will create interventions for identified client sensory-motor deficits.
  • Demonstrate "person-centered" approach to teaching, training, and care. (mo)
  • Demonstrate industry-standard practice to assessment, development, implementation, and evaluation of training plans. (mo)
  • Calculate accurate medication dosages. (mo)
  • Administer medication correctly. (mo)
  • Apply sensorimotor intervention techniques correctly. (mo)
  • Utilize normalization principles when performing planning, training, and care. (mo)
Psychiatric Nursing for Psychiatric Technicians MENT 73T
  • 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.
  • Assess symptoms associated with the diagnostic classifications of mental disorders. (mo)
  • Recognize behavioral indicators of effectiveness of psychotropic medications. (mo)
  • Identify therapeutic communication techniques and assertiveness skills to utilize with clients diagnosed with various mental disorders. (mo)
  • Demonstrate competency in leadership skills by active participation in care plan development and implementation with the interdisciplinary team. (mo)
  • Practice within the scope of a licensed psychiatric technician. (mo)
Psychiatric Nursing for Psychiatric Technicians Clinical MENT 73L
  • Students completing MENT 73L will demonstrate therapeutic protocols and communications during interactions with assigned clients
  • 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 .
  • Demonstrate assessment competency and use of Mental Status Exam. (mo)
  • Explain classifications of mental disorders. (mo)
  • Demonstrate therapeutic protocols and communications during interactions with assigned clients. (mo)
  • Demonstrate leadership in treatment plan coordination. (mo)
  • Demonstrate leadership in treatment plan coordination. (mo)
  • Administer appropriate medication required for treatment to assigned patients in the clinical setting. (mo)
Work Experience in Mental Health Technology MENT 82
  • Student completing MENT 82 will develop a minimum of 3 objectives in new learning experiences.
  • Student successfully completing MENT 82 will examine and analyze the role of a professional in developmental disability and or mental health.
  • Student successfully completing MENT 82 will apply skills learned in previous courses to a worksite situation.
  • Examine and analyze the role of a professional in developmental disability and or mental health. (mo)
  • 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)
  • Summarize and perform duties in compliance with work plans. (mo)