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Short about study course

Credit points / ECTS:3 / 4.5
Course supervisor: Ieva Rugina
Study type:Pilna laika
Course level:Bachelor
Target audience:Medical Services
Language:Latvian
Branch of science:Medicine; Psychiatry

Objective

to develop clinical thinking before clinic studies in clinical placement. Understand and use conceptual models in psychiatry practice, raise awareness about the theoretical knowledge integration in occupational therapy process and activities dysfunction in patients/clients with mental health problems. Understand, analyse and apply the acquired knowledge and skills.

Prerequisites

knowledge of the conceptual models of practice, knowledge of psychiatry, pharmacology, creative activities, psychology and ethics.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

A student will be able to describe the most frequent mental health problems, select and analyse appropriate conceptual practice models to define the role of the occupational therapist and tactics in psychiatric rehabilitation for persons with mental health problems, explain and justify using a standardised instruments as assessment tools, identify occupational performance dysfunctions, explain and justify the treatment plans and treatment methods.

Skills

A student will be able to use professional terminology, adhere to ethical aspects of communication, the use of appropriate conceptual practice models and therapeutic approaches to assess and analyse the activity dysfunction, demonstrate practical skills of the patient/client evaluation of the use of observation methods and standardized tools to justify treatment plan, critically evaluate and justify choice of therapy methods, to show therapy plan implementation, using a variety of methods to assess the effectiveness of treatment, to document the treatment process, to critically analyse literature.

Competence

Using the acquired knowledge and skills a student will be able to identify occupation disfunction for clients/patients with mental health problems, to formulate activity dysfunction, analyse and interpret the information, to develop and apply effective evidence-based assessment and treatment.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2016, Spring semester
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Occupational Therapy6Bachelor’sRequiredIeva Rugina, Ināra Kalniņa
Planning period:Year 2016, Autumn semester
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Occupational Therapy5Bachelor’sRequiredInāra Kalniņa, Ieva Rugina
Planning period:Year 2017, Autumn semester
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Occupational Therapy5Bachelor’sRequiredInāra Kalniņa, Ieva Rugina
Planning period:Year 2018, Autumn semester
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Occupational Therapy5Bachelor’sRequiredInāra Kalniņa, Ieva Rugina
Planning period:Year 2019, Autumn semester
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Occupational Therapy5Bachelor’sRequiredInāra Kalniņa, Ieva Rugina, Vladlena Buravcova, Anna Golubeva
Planning period:Year 2020, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Occupational Therapy5Bachelor’sRequiredVladlena Buravcova, Anna Golubeva, Ieva Rugina, Ināra Kalniņa