Psychology and communication in nursing care


Subject carrier


Psychology in nursing care
Understanding behaviour associated with health and diseases
Understanding needs and psychological response to diseases
Introduction to health psychology
Lifestyle diseases
Biopsychosocial aspects of health and disease

The usage of memory in the context of nursing care
Providing information to the patient
Attention of patient and nurses
Function of emotions
Emotions and physiological changes
Emotions of patients and their influence on behaviour of individuals

Introduction to Stress
Basic model of stress reactions
Stress, important diseases and psychosomatics
Stress in nursing care
Stress and burnout
Psychological models of stress
Methods of coping

Communication in nursing care
Analysis of communication
Interpersonal communication with patient
Identification and importance of non-verbal communication in patients
The foundations of effective communication
Passing messages to patients and relatives