Nursing must recognize in what state the patient is in regarding the preparation and acceptance of their drug problem (insight) and assess in any case if they are willing to make the change; not forgetting that there is a percentage of patients who do not want to stop using drugs, and want to actively maintain their consumption.
In any case, we must recognize, be able to approach and actively accompany the user of these substances.
The comprehensive approach, the recognition of substances, their effects in the physical and psychological areas, as well as accompaniment is basic in any case in this field, with the referral to the corresponding medical assistance unit.
El Curso permite discernir en la tipología de toma de sustancias para preparar adecuadamente la atención necesaria.
Professionals will be able to carry out a comprehensive approach to the patient, attending to complex situations.
Professionals will be able to monitor the treatments that have been established by the Psychiatry and/or Psychology unit.
The student of the course, a nursing professional, will be able to identify and act effectively in the face of different substances in drug-dependent patients.
At the end of the course, the professional nursing student will acquire the minimum competences to: