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ERIC Number: ED015391
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-May
Pages: 52
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Reference Count: 0
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MENTAL HEALTH AND PSYCHIATRIC NURSING IN PRACTICAL NURSE EDUCATION. FINAL REPORT.
CRAWFORD, ANNIE L.
THIRTY-ONE PROFESSIONAL NURSE EDUCATORS IN SCHOOLS OF PRACTICAL NURSING IN THE SOUTHEAST ATTENDED A TWO-WEEK CLINICAL WORKSHOP ON PSYCHIATRIC NURSING AT WESTERN STATE HOSPITAL, STAUNTON, VIRGINIA, IN AUGUST 1966. THEY RECONVENED FOR A THREE-DAY FOLLOW-UP CONFERENCE AT ATLANTA, GEORGIA, IN JANUARY 1967. THE PROJECT WAS UNDERTAKEN TO UPDATE THE INSTRUCTORS' KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS IN MENTAL HEALTH AND PSYCHIATRIC NURSING, AND TO DEVELOP EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES, CURRICULUM, INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS, AND PROCEDURES FOR USE IN PRACTICAL NURSE INSTRUCTION. A PROJECT DIRECTOR, THREE MENTAL HEALTH-PSYCHIATRIC NURSING SPECIALISTS, THREE CLINICAL NURSING INSTRUCTORS, AND PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBERS FROM WESTERN STATE HOSPITAL AND DEJARNETTE SANITARIUM SERVED AS FACULTY. TRAINEES PARTICIPATED IN STAFF CONFERENCES, GROUP AND INDIVIDUAL INSTRUCTION (INCLUDING LECTURE DISCUSSION SESSIONS), CLINICAL PRACTICE WITH PATIENTS, AND ONE FIELD TRIP. THEY PREPARED INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND UNDERTOOK THE INTEGRATION OF MENTAL HEALTH AND PSYCHIATRIC NURSING CONTENT INTO THE CURRICULUM. DURING THE FOLLOW-UP CONFERENCE FACULTY AND TRAINEES REVIEWED PROGRESS MADE AND PROBLEMS ENCOUNTERED, REFINED THE ORIGINAL INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS, AND MADE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FURTHER ACTION. (THE DOCUMENT INCLUDES REFERENCE AND STUDY MATERIALS, FILMS, AND NINE OTHER APPENDIXES.) (LY)
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Authoring Institution: Southern Regional Education Board, Atlanta, GA.
Identifiers: VIRGINIA; Western State Hospital VA