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Velga Sudraba

Study Course Description

Course Description Statuss:Approved
Course Description Version:6.00
Study Course Accepted:13.09.2019
Study Course Information
Course Code:MDAK_005LQF level:Level 6
Credit Points:2.00ECTS:3.00
Branch of Science:Medicine; Health CareTarget Audience:Nursing Science
Study Course Supervisor
Course Supervisor:Velga Sudraba
Study Course Implementer
Structural Unit:Department of Nursing and Midwifery
The Head of Structural Unit:Kristaps Circenis
Contacts:Rīga, Anniņmuižas bulvāris 26a, mdakatrsu[pnkts]lv, mdakatrsu[pnkts]lv, +371 67061568
Study Course Planning
Full-Time - 1. Semester No.
Lectures (number)5Lecture Length (academic hours)2Total Contact Hours of Lectures10
Classes (number)11Class Length (academic hours)2Total Contact Hours of Classes22
Total Contact Hours32
Study course description
Preliminary Knowledge:
Introduction to Sociology and Psychology. Introduction to Nursing.
Provide knowledge of the human psychosocial needs in the context of care, provide knowledge and promote understanding of the developmental regularities and psychosocial functions of humans as biopsychosocial beings.
Topic Layout (Full-Time)
No.TopicType of ImplementationNumberVenue
1Development theories. Z. Freud's Theory of Psychosexual Development, its stages. Z. Freud’s Theory of Personality (topographic, structural model).Lectures1.00auditorium
2Freud's psychosexual theory of development.Lectures1.00auditorium
3Psychological defence mechanisms.Lectures1.00auditorium
4Object relations theories (Mahler, Bowlby, Winnicott, Klein). Attachment theory and attachment styles. Development and mental health.Lectures1.00auditorium
5Role of communication for normal development and mental health.Lectures1.00auditorium
6Seminars (presentations of theoretical work).Classes5.00auditorium
7Seminars (presentations of practical work).Classes6.00auditorium
Unaided Work:
1. each student prepares a presentation about one of the human personality development theories, presents it during the class; 2. each student interviews one adult and presents its analysis during the class.
Assessment Criteria:
Active participation in classes, seminars, prepared and presented individual works that are required for the study course.
Final Examination (Full-Time):Exam
Final Examination (Part-Time):
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge:Upon completion of the study course students will gain knowledge and be able to name factors determining the psychosocial needs of humans, main concepts and regularities of development theories, will have good knowledge of A. Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, Z. Freud’s Theory of Personality (personality structure, psychological defence mechanisms), the effect of human development and environment on the psychosocial health.
Skills:Students will comprehend human personality and cognitive development theories, will be able to assess patient’s psychosocial needs in the context of care according to his/her situation, by implementing the biopsychosocial approach to care.
Competencies:Students will be able to collect and analyse personal life history data in the context of psychosocial needs, students will take into account individual’s psychosocial needs, when developing a care plan and providing patient care.
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3K.Mārtinsone, V.Sudraba (zin. red.). Veselības psiholoģija, RSU, 2019.
4Reņģe V. Personības psiholoģija, Zvaigzne ABC, 2000.
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9Glen O. Gabbard. Psychodynamic Psychiatry in Clinical Practice. American Psychiatric Pub, 2014.
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